The Importance of Therapy During Divorce

Couple in divorce therapy

When a marriage breaks down, it can be challenging for couples to understand why and when the communication lines broke down.

It’s essential to find a way to reopen those lines of communication to keep the family unit together, even after a divorce has been finalized.

One way to do this is through the collaborative divorce process, which involves a team of professionals including financial neutrals, divorce coaches, attorneys, and mental health professionals, to support you, your spouse, and your children.

Divorce therapy can help couples determine if divorce is the best option, reduce stress during the process, and assist in navigating the various steps of divorce.

It also provides a safe space for family members to share their emotional struggles, develop healthier ways of working through emotions and concerns, and improve communication skills.

Through therapy, couples can discover where, when, and why the marriage unraveled, which can help them understand how to move forward.

In addition to helping couples during the divorce process, divorce therapy can also impact the long-term relationship long after the divorce is finalized. A mental health expert or divorce therapist trained in family law can work with everyone in the family to better understand the stressors they are experiencing.

It’s important to note that divorce therapy is not just for couples just starting to divorce. It can be helpful for couples already in the midst of it or have already finalized their divorce.

Divorce therapy can help meet the emotional needs of couples and their children, and it can assist in improving the family’s communication skills, which can be helpful in future interactions.

Couples need to find a way to reopen the lines of communication, regardless of when, how, or why they broke down and divorce therapy can help.

At Peace Talks, our team of attorneys, divorce mediators and mental health therapists can create a divorce agreement that works for you and your family while keeping you in ultimate control over your future.

Contact us to schedule a free mediation orientation (310) 301-2100.

Note: This information is general in nature and should not be construed as legal/financial/tax advice. You should work with your attorney, financial, or tax professional to determine what will work best for your situation.