Barbara Rothberg, DSW, LCSW

Therapy, Coaching, Mediation and Parent Coordination

 
 
 
       

Tagged: divorce coach

WHY DIVORCE COACHING?

What is the value of divorce coaching? How is it different from therapy and why would I need it?

Why avoid divorce court?

In thinking about how to get a divorce, it is helpful to understand the issues about divorce court. 

What do the children know?

22 September, 2015 Barbara Rothberg Child Specialist
Children of all ages are aware of their parent's actions. Often parents think that the kids are young and that they don't understand, but they do.....

Separating with respect

26 October, 2015 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
Getting along well with the one you love is not always easy. Getting along with the one you no longer love, can be even harder. Separating with respect is the key.

What's the "right" Holiday Schedule

Choosing a holiday schedule for divorced parents can be a nightmare, but with sensitivity it can be manageable. There is no "right" schedule, the one that is best is what works for your family.

Why Choose Mediation

13 January, 2016 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
When a couple is contemplating divorce there are many options. There is mediation, collaborative divorce and as a last resort, litigation. Ending a marriage is an important decision to make and doing it the "right" way has implications for the rest of your life, particularly if you have children.

Parent Coordination

Parent coordination is the process where divorced or separated parents meet with a mediator to resolve issues they have with co-parenting their children.

 

 

Should Parents Stay Together for the Kids?

27 July, 2016 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
I am frequently asked by parents who are having difficulty in their relationships if they should stay together for the kids. What's the right thing to do?  What's the best time to split up?

Change

08 September, 2016 Barbara Rothberg Divorce Coaching
As the season changes, school starts, the days get shorter and cooler and the fall begins. Many of us are sad that the summer is over.  And some people have major life events that are changing. Most of us resist change because it is difficult.

JOINT CUSTODY

Joint custody is sharing the children after divorce, but what does it really look like? And is it good for the kids? This is a question I am frequently asked.

Keep the Kids Out of the Middle

19 November, 2016 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
When parents are divorcing, children often get pulled into the middle of their arguments. It is so important to keep them out !

Homes Don't Break

09 December, 2016 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
In the past week, two clients talked to me about "broken homes". One woman told me that she came from a broken home and now, as she divorces, her son will have the same burden.

Why Co-Parent ?

24 January, 2017 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
Why do parents want to co-parent after divorce ? Usually they don't, but they have no choice!  

BLENDED FAMILIES

28 May, 2017 Barbara Rothberg DIVORCE
After divorce, people frequently re-couple and create blended families. There are many issues that arise in these new family constellations, some of which can be difficult to navigate. One of the most difficult issues in blended families is how to integrate a new step parent so it works for the chldren as well as the ex.

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