Child Friendly Divorce: A Divorce(D) Therapist's Guide to Helping Your Children Thrive

Child Friendly Divorce: A Divorce(D) Therapist's Guide to Helping Your Children Thrive

by Diane M. Berry
     
 

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Parental divorce is a crisis for children. What parents say and do while this process is occurring can make the difference between children's successful adjustment to the changes in their family and a lifetime of chaos and turmoil. This manual is your complete reference for how to handle some of the most difficult issues faced by divorcing parents in such a way

Overview

Parental divorce is a crisis for children. What parents say and do while this process is occurring can make the difference between children's successful adjustment to the changes in their family and a lifetime of chaos and turmoil. This manual is your complete reference for how to handle some of the most difficult issues faced by divorcing parents in such a way that your children will not only adapt, but thrive. Written in an eminently readable style by a family therapist who was, herself, divorced, it is also filled with colorful, real-life examples that help to illustrate both the problems and the solutions parents may experience at this challenging time.


Readers will learn:

--What to watch for--the most typical symptoms of distress experienced by children of each age and developmental level.
--How to tell children about the divorce to help them through the immediate crisis.
--What they can do to help set children on a course for successful long term adjustement to a divorce.
--How to set up co-parenting schedules that take children's developmental needs into account.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780974207841
Publisher:
Blue Waters Publications
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.64(d)

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