How to Help Your Child Overcome Your Divorce: A Support Guide for Familiesby Elissa P. Benedek, Catherine F. Brown
With a new introduction and updated resources, an essential guide by a leading child psychiatrist and forensic expert for separated, divorcing, and divorced parents with children ages twelve and under. This book offers parents the latest information and advice, with numerous case examples, on support groups and answers to some of the most common questions on which divorced parents seek guidance. This book counsels:
how to help children adjust to separation and divorce
how to tell them the news, and reassure them of their parents' love and care for themand how to do just that,
ways to keep the relationship between ex-spouses as free of conflict as possible,
how to help children feel good about themselves and grow as individuals,
and, much more.
Author Biography: Elissa P. Benedek, M.D. is Director or of Research and Training at the Center for Forensic Psychiatry in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University. Dr. Benedek has held some of the most prestigious leadership positions in her profession, including a term as only the second woman president of the American Psychiatric Association in its 153-year history. She lives in Ann Arbor, MI. Catherine F. Brown, M.Ed., has been with Psychiatric News, the newspaper of the American Psychiatric Association, since 1982.
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