DIVORCE COUNSELING

Divorce Counseling Online

According to the World Population Review, about 50% of married couples divorce, which is the sixth highest divorce rate in the world. The same set of statistics suggest that second marriages have a higher divorce rate at around 60% and third marriages tend to have a rate of 73%. While couples therapy can’t always save a marriage, it can help improve communication, general well-being of each individual, and amicability of the divorce. The learnings from couples therapy can also help lead to better future relationships, meaning that future relationships may be less likely to end in divorce.

At Lovewell, we help couples who are considering marriage separation and divorce with pre-divorce counseling. We also provide family therapy for divorce and individual therapy for divorce for those considering divorce or separation and those who need divorce recovery therapy and support. In addition to therapy for divorce, our coaches provide professional divorce coaching and online divorce support. 

People who have recently divorced, are in the process of recently divorcing, or are thinking about divorcing. The relationship group therapy objectives are to offer support, lessen isolation, and aid in current or potential future romantic relationships.

Due to stigma or fear around mental health treatment or exposing the flaws in their relationship, many couples and individuals may wait until it is too late to seek counseling and therapy, but our divorce coaching and therapy services are helpful for general support and maintenance of your mental health and well-being, even if you feel it’s necessary to part ways. A few of the most common reasons people actually seek out some of our divorce services include: 

  • Infidelity
  • Lack of connection and intimacy in the relationships
  • Individuals growing apart
  • Relationship conflicts
  • The sense that “things could be better” 
  • Depression in one or both partners
  • Feeling Stuck in the relationship
  • Controlling or “toxic” behaviors
  • One or both partners unwillingness to change
  • A sense of disconnection
  • Life transitions, i.e. illness in the family or couple, caring for aging parents, death of a loved one, children graduating
  • Making a decision about whether and how to move forward with their relationship
  • Lifestyle differences
  • Divorce coaching for families
  • Clarity about wanting to separate but wanting support making decisions around the process

Relationships change over their life span and our life span, and the tools we need to navigate these transitions change as well. Therapy and counseling can provide us with coping skills, tools, language, and frameworks to help move through these changes with less turbulence, and more grace and ease. Therapy provides a safe, supportive container to explore our needs and make necessary values-based changes in our relationships. 

A few of the tools or skills you could anticipate learning in divorce coaching and counseling may include:

  • Uncovering your values
  • Mindfulness-based interventions for emotion regulation
  • Emotion Regulation skills and tools
  • Assertive communication skills 
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Developing body-awareness
  • Listening skills
  • Developing deeper emotional awareness
  • Mindful Self-Compassion

Most of the couples and individuals we work with at Lovewell are high achievers with empathic tendencies that thrive on learning new skills and tools for optimal functioning. They tend to have high standards for themselves, to value their mental health and well being, and to see their relationships as important aspects of their lives. Our clinicians understand these goals and needs, and support our clients in finding authentic, conscientious paths forward towards a life that is in alignment with our client’s values.  

If you are considering a divorce or separation and feel that some support could help, we at Lovewell would love to support you on your path! All of our clinicians are licensed in their area of expertise and specialize in relationship support. Feel free to contact us and we can match you with one of our providers based on your needs. We look forward to hearing from you!

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