Divorce Therapists in Omaha, NE

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Photo of Kerry E. Matuszek, Counselor in Omaha, NE
Kerry E. Matuszek
Counselor, MS, LIMHP, CPC, LPC
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68144
Waitlist for new clients
Whether it be relationship difficulties, divorce transition, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, difficult life transitions in general, and/or stifling beliefs, I will hold space for you.
Are you struggling in a relationship, feeling like things are out of control, or feeling stuck and unable to get over some of life's hurdles? In a confidential, caring environment, my commitment in counseling is to partner with you to identify solutions that work for you. As your licensed independent mental health practitioner, I will listen with compassion and mindfulness. I am always inspired to help identify true goals based on how you define what healing actually looks like for you. My empathetic and caring approach coupled with over 20 years of experience give you a unique combination in someone to work with.
Whether it be relationship difficulties, divorce transition, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, difficult life transitions in general, and/or stifling beliefs, I will hold space for you.
Are you struggling in a relationship, feeling like things are out of control, or feeling stuck and unable to get over some of life's hurdles? In a confidential, caring environment, my commitment in counseling is to partner with you to identify solutions that work for you. As your licensed independent mental health practitioner, I will listen with compassion and mindfulness. I am always inspired to help identify true goals based on how you define what healing actually looks like for you. My empathetic and caring approach coupled with over 20 years of experience give you a unique combination in someone to work with.
(402) 318-7154 View (402) 318-7154
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Jack Dross, LMHP
Counselor, LMHP
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68124
Is your child or teen getting on your last nerve? Are they defiant, angry, sad or withdrawn? Changes in the family structure, through a breakup, divorce, or death of a family member, often create confusion and unexpressed feelings in kids. Financial worries, relocating, peer pressure, violence, and other stressors at school and in the neighborhood, can lead to behavioral problems. Your child might have stopped opening up to you because they didn't want to worry you, or fear they'd be in trouble. I understand. I specialize in helping school-age children, teens, and their parents through challenging times.
Is your child or teen getting on your last nerve? Are they defiant, angry, sad or withdrawn? Changes in the family structure, through a breakup, divorce, or death of a family member, often create confusion and unexpressed feelings in kids. Financial worries, relocating, peer pressure, violence, and other stressors at school and in the neighborhood, can lead to behavioral problems. Your child might have stopped opening up to you because they didn't want to worry you, or fear they'd be in trouble. I understand. I specialize in helping school-age children, teens, and their parents through challenging times.
(402) 881-0973 View (402) 881-0973
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Deanne O'Flaherty
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LIMHP, LCSW
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68124
I can help you with life issues such as separation, divorce, relationship stressors, family issues, and other life adjustments.
Are you struggling with relationship, family, or life transition stressors? Having difficulty managing symptoms of anxiety or depression? Sometimes life stressors and our emotions become overwhelming, and we have difficulty managing everyday tasks. It can help to have some guidance to process issues, assist with problem-solving, and learn healthier coping skills. I am a non-judgmental, supportive, and collaborative therapist that will work with you on your journey to a healthier and happier you!
I can help you with life issues such as separation, divorce, relationship stressors, family issues, and other life adjustments.
Are you struggling with relationship, family, or life transition stressors? Having difficulty managing symptoms of anxiety or depression? Sometimes life stressors and our emotions become overwhelming, and we have difficulty managing everyday tasks. It can help to have some guidance to process issues, assist with problem-solving, and learn healthier coping skills. I am a non-judgmental, supportive, and collaborative therapist that will work with you on your journey to a healthier and happier you!
(402) 791-6831 View (402) 791-6831
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Liz Wollmann
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68116
My passion is supporting and helping individuals normalize, accept, and find solutions to their personal or relationship struggles. That may look like repairing what has been broken, determining whether to divorce, or, if newly divorced, helping make this transition—and, perhaps, co-parenting—as amicable as possible. Additionally, I love helping women with the everyday issues that affect us in our roles as partners, parents, and professionals.
My passion is supporting and helping individuals normalize, accept, and find solutions to their personal or relationship struggles. That may look like repairing what has been broken, determining whether to divorce, or, if newly divorced, helping make this transition—and, perhaps, co-parenting—as amicable as possible. Additionally, I love helping women with the everyday issues that affect us in our roles as partners, parents, and professionals.
(402) 741-4323 View (402) 741-4323
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Renee L Johnson Therapy, P.C.
Counselor, MS, LPC, LMHP
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68116
I also work with families and couples seeking better relationships and healing from infidelity and divorce.
Are you looking for a safe place where you can be heard? Do you feel anxiety and depression are keeping you from living your fullest life? Is your relationship or marriage falling apart? Do you have intrusive thoughts that never seem to quit? If you're searching for someone who will listen, encourage and help you live the life you were created to live, I would like to meet with you. You will find an accepting environment based on honesty and respect where you can learn how to overcome and work through issues that may be causing you emotional discomfort and distress.
I also work with families and couples seeking better relationships and healing from infidelity and divorce.
Are you looking for a safe place where you can be heard? Do you feel anxiety and depression are keeping you from living your fullest life? Is your relationship or marriage falling apart? Do you have intrusive thoughts that never seem to quit? If you're searching for someone who will listen, encourage and help you live the life you were created to live, I would like to meet with you. You will find an accepting environment based on honesty and respect where you can learn how to overcome and work through issues that may be causing you emotional discomfort and distress.
(402) 909-0156 View (402) 909-0156
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Nicki Daubenmier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LIMHP, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68144
I have more than 25 years of experience working with and advocating for children and families impacted by abuse and neglect, grief and loss, divorce, attachment difficulties, foster care and adoption, problematic sexual behaviors, sexual abuse, domestic violence and trauma. Children and caregivers express their reactions in a variety of ways. Their reactions may be expressed through their thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical symptoms. I am focused on utilizing effective treatment practices to provide healing and hope to children and families impacted by a variety of mental health needs and challenges.
I have more than 25 years of experience working with and advocating for children and families impacted by abuse and neglect, grief and loss, divorce, attachment difficulties, foster care and adoption, problematic sexual behaviors, sexual abuse, domestic violence and trauma. Children and caregivers express their reactions in a variety of ways. Their reactions may be expressed through their thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical symptoms. I am focused on utilizing effective treatment practices to provide healing and hope to children and families impacted by a variety of mental health needs and challenges.
(531) 233-5751 View (531) 233-5751
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Child Saving Institute
LIMHP, LIMFT, LICSW, LADC, APRN
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68132
CSI's licensed therapists and APRN can help your family with a variety of issues including: past trauma; strained relationships; attachment issues; mental health disorders such as depression, ADHD, anxiety, and others; behavioral problems such as hitting, yelling, isolating, risk-taking behaviors, and hurting themselves; divorce; grief and loss.
Sometimes childhood is interrupted by crisis—feelings and situations too big for children, teens and families to deal with on their own. Often children (especially teens) express their sadness, fear and anger through their behaviors and attitude. This "acting out" is especially challenging to caregivers. Child Saving Institute (CSI) offers comprehensive mental health services including pediatric, adolescent and family therapy alongside psychiatric evaluations and medication management services to children, teens and young adults.
CSI's licensed therapists and APRN can help your family with a variety of issues including: past trauma; strained relationships; attachment issues; mental health disorders such as depression, ADHD, anxiety, and others; behavioral problems such as hitting, yelling, isolating, risk-taking behaviors, and hurting themselves; divorce; grief and loss.
Sometimes childhood is interrupted by crisis—feelings and situations too big for children, teens and families to deal with on their own. Often children (especially teens) express their sadness, fear and anger through their behaviors and attitude. This "acting out" is especially challenging to caregivers. Child Saving Institute (CSI) offers comprehensive mental health services including pediatric, adolescent and family therapy alongside psychiatric evaluations and medication management services to children, teens and young adults.
(402) 553-6000 View (402) 553-6000
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Centered Mental Health
Independent Mental Health Practitioner, MS, LLC, LMHC, LMHP
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68144
Just a quick THANK YOU for reading my profile, looking for a therapist can be a overwhelming process and reading all these profiles can be frustrating. I have a deep understanding of trauma, PTSD, domestic violence, ADHD, anxiety, parenting, marriage and divorce. If you would to like to know more please visit my website. www.therapistomaha.com
Just a quick THANK YOU for reading my profile, looking for a therapist can be a overwhelming process and reading all these profiles can be frustrating. I have a deep understanding of trauma, PTSD, domestic violence, ADHD, anxiety, parenting, marriage and divorce. If you would to like to know more please visit my website. www.therapistomaha.com
(402) 385-7543 View (402) 385-7543
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Nika George
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68154  (Online Only)
My name is Dr. Nika George and I am a therapist with my PhD in clinical psychology. Clients typically visit my practice to receive specialized care for high achieving adults who experience perfectionism, and burnout. I also specialize in treating people with PTSD, complex PTSD, and trauma in childhood such as emotional abuse and neglect. In addition, I frequently work with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, life transitions (divorce, moving, relationship issues, setting boundaries, assertiveness training), career stress, or postpartum mood changes.
My name is Dr. Nika George and I am a therapist with my PhD in clinical psychology. Clients typically visit my practice to receive specialized care for high achieving adults who experience perfectionism, and burnout. I also specialize in treating people with PTSD, complex PTSD, and trauma in childhood such as emotional abuse and neglect. In addition, I frequently work with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, life transitions (divorce, moving, relationship issues, setting boundaries, assertiveness training), career stress, or postpartum mood changes.
(402) 526-5398 View (402) 526-5398
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Remington Samuels
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LIMHP, LICSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68144
I have experience ranging from residential treatment to outpatient therapy, working with children with various backgrounds including trauma, behavioral issues, school struggles, divorce, and much more.
As a mental health therapist, my primary goal is to foster a safe and non-judgmental environment where you feel heard and understood. I will collaboratively work with you to build a healing environment. I strive to create an environment and therapeutic relationship that emphasizes trust, genuineness, and mutual respect. This creates a safe space for you to express and explore thoughts, feelings, and past experiences.
I have experience ranging from residential treatment to outpatient therapy, working with children with various backgrounds including trauma, behavioral issues, school struggles, divorce, and much more.
As a mental health therapist, my primary goal is to foster a safe and non-judgmental environment where you feel heard and understood. I will collaboratively work with you to build a healing environment. I strive to create an environment and therapeutic relationship that emphasizes trust, genuineness, and mutual respect. This creates a safe space for you to express and explore thoughts, feelings, and past experiences.
(402) 227-6228 View (402) 227-6228
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Elaine Wells
Counselor, MS, LMHP
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68152
Since 1990 I've helped couples create loving, lasting relationships. A premarital inventory (FOCCUS or PREPARE) pinpoints relationship strengths, and helps resolve conflicts. PREP communication and problem-solving skills help you find win-win solutions. PREP Couples have greater satisfaction and 1/2 the risk of divorce. If you feel like giving up, couple counseling identifies the real problems and how to resolve them. If kids are driving you crazy, "Love & Logic" keeps you calm & kind as kids develop respect, responsibility & self-esteem. Individual counseling helps overcome anger, depression, fears, stress; and develop assertiveness, self-esteem, social comfort, willpower.
Since 1990 I've helped couples create loving, lasting relationships. A premarital inventory (FOCCUS or PREPARE) pinpoints relationship strengths, and helps resolve conflicts. PREP communication and problem-solving skills help you find win-win solutions. PREP Couples have greater satisfaction and 1/2 the risk of divorce. If you feel like giving up, couple counseling identifies the real problems and how to resolve them. If kids are driving you crazy, "Love & Logic" keeps you calm & kind as kids develop respect, responsibility & self-esteem. Individual counseling helps overcome anger, depression, fears, stress; and develop assertiveness, self-esteem, social comfort, willpower.
(402) 427-0963 View (402) 427-0963
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Michelle Pfeifer
Counselor, MS, LIMHP
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68114
When something interrupts you from having a satisfying quality of life, therapy can be an illuminating and powerful way to uncover what is happening and create new pathways for a different experience. Depression, anxiety, personality issues, trauma and life events such as loss, divorce and illness can greatly impact your day to day experience of living. Together we will gain an understanding of your struggle and challenges. Utilizing your strengths, we can develop new ways for you to have a different experience of your life and of yourself, informed by a deeper and clearer understanding of your unique internal world.
When something interrupts you from having a satisfying quality of life, therapy can be an illuminating and powerful way to uncover what is happening and create new pathways for a different experience. Depression, anxiety, personality issues, trauma and life events such as loss, divorce and illness can greatly impact your day to day experience of living. Together we will gain an understanding of your struggle and challenges. Utilizing your strengths, we can develop new ways for you to have a different experience of your life and of yourself, informed by a deeper and clearer understanding of your unique internal world.
(402) 383-0209 View (402) 383-0209
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Teresa Freeman
Counselor, MS, LIMHP, NCC, LMHP
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68144
Specialized areas include anxiety, depression ,codependency, life transitions, divorce and Asperger’s, breast cancer, relationships, self esteem and aging.
My commitment as a therapist is to provide my clients with a compassionate environment that offers unconditional acceptance and support. Each client is seen as a unique individual. I believe that counseling promotes growth by building on existing strengths. Each client is guided through a process that allows for the enhancement of self-enpowerment and discovery.
Specialized areas include anxiety, depression ,codependency, life transitions, divorce and Asperger’s, breast cancer, relationships, self esteem and aging.
My commitment as a therapist is to provide my clients with a compassionate environment that offers unconditional acceptance and support. Each client is seen as a unique individual. I believe that counseling promotes growth by building on existing strengths. Each client is guided through a process that allows for the enhancement of self-enpowerment and discovery.
(402) 792-8900 View (402) 792-8900
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Mark D. Ziegenbein
Marriage & Family Therapist, LIMHP, LMHP, LMFT
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68132  (Online Only)
couples, marital, family, relationship, other topics include parenting, divorce, blended family issues.
I now only work online through Skype. I have worked with a variety of issues over my 30 years in my profession. I have been an Adjunct Instructor in the UN-O Graduate Counseling Department, Consultant to area psychiatric programs, Director of Outpatient programs, and a presenter to a wide range of businesses as well as my outpatient practice. I like the diversity of my practice in terms of diagnostic features rather than a particular specialty. My many years of practice have allowed me to work with such a wide range of circumstances and issues.
couples, marital, family, relationship, other topics include parenting, divorce, blended family issues.
I now only work online through Skype. I have worked with a variety of issues over my 30 years in my profession. I have been an Adjunct Instructor in the UN-O Graduate Counseling Department, Consultant to area psychiatric programs, Director of Outpatient programs, and a presenter to a wide range of businesses as well as my outpatient practice. I like the diversity of my practice in terms of diagnostic features rather than a particular specialty. My many years of practice have allowed me to work with such a wide range of circumstances and issues.
(402) 403-6389 View (402) 403-6389
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Alex Machuca
Counselor, MS, PLMHP
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68134
I look forward to cultivating a relationship with you and working as your partner to help you overcome your depression, trauma, marriage, divorce, anxiety, substance/porn addiction, and spiritual/crises of faith issues.
Life is about relationships, and it’s my responsibility as your counselor to both help you have the best relationships with other people and, perhaps even most importantly, with yourself. Utilizing counseling modalities like CBT, Transactional Analysis, Attachment Theory, and spiritually based healing modalities based off of scriptural wisdom (if desired), we will work together to create a lifestyle that will best leverage your life to create a foundation in healthy relationships, cultivating a ripple effect on each key area of your life (physically, mentally/emotionally, spiritually, and life purpose).
I look forward to cultivating a relationship with you and working as your partner to help you overcome your depression, trauma, marriage, divorce, anxiety, substance/porn addiction, and spiritual/crises of faith issues.
Life is about relationships, and it’s my responsibility as your counselor to both help you have the best relationships with other people and, perhaps even most importantly, with yourself. Utilizing counseling modalities like CBT, Transactional Analysis, Attachment Theory, and spiritually based healing modalities based off of scriptural wisdom (if desired), we will work together to create a lifestyle that will best leverage your life to create a foundation in healthy relationships, cultivating a ripple effect on each key area of your life (physically, mentally/emotionally, spiritually, and life purpose).
(531) 230-7659 View (531) 230-7659
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Tenora Bannister
Counselor, LIMHP, NCC, LPC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68144
Life is a journey and at times can be lonely and I am a firm believer that having an outside perspective to offer support, guidance and unconditional acceptance can be of extreme value and importance. Whether it be relationship issues, low self-esteem, challenges with communicating, struggles with work, difficulties making decisions, frustrations with teens or even with parents, divorce, eating disorders and just general life coaching, having a compassionate support can make all the difference a person needs to live a successful and HAPPY life! Call today and take the first step towards change!
Life is a journey and at times can be lonely and I am a firm believer that having an outside perspective to offer support, guidance and unconditional acceptance can be of extreme value and importance. Whether it be relationship issues, low self-esteem, challenges with communicating, struggles with work, difficulties making decisions, frustrations with teens or even with parents, divorce, eating disorders and just general life coaching, having a compassionate support can make all the difference a person needs to live a successful and HAPPY life! Call today and take the first step towards change!
(402) 795-1636 View (402) 795-1636
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Dr. Joshua M Brown
Psychologist, PhD, MS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Omaha, NE 68106
Dr. Brown is a Licensed Psychologist in Omaha, Nebraska, focusing on couples/individual counseling and Military/Veteran/first responder therapy. He specializes in relationship issues (new, strained, separation, divorce, parenting), depression and anxiety-related concerns, adjustment disorders and life transitions, memory and aging, grief, loss, and bereavement, communication related concerns and anxieties, trauma/PTSD (military and non military), sexual traumas, personality disorders, including borderline, antisocial, OCPD, and addictions.
Dr. Brown is a Licensed Psychologist in Omaha, Nebraska, focusing on couples/individual counseling and Military/Veteran/first responder therapy. He specializes in relationship issues (new, strained, separation, divorce, parenting), depression and anxiety-related concerns, adjustment disorders and life transitions, memory and aging, grief, loss, and bereavement, communication related concerns and anxieties, trauma/PTSD (military and non military), sexual traumas, personality disorders, including borderline, antisocial, OCPD, and addictions.
(402) 577-0357 View (402) 577-0357
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Michele L. Dudley
Counselor, MS, LMHP, LPC
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68114
I am a Licensed Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Nebraska, and I am interested in providing therapy to individuals, couples, families and adolescents who are experiencing issues due to depression, anxiety, stress, relationship and marital issues, divorce, life transitions, trauma, loss/grief, issues of aging, fears and avoidance.
I provide a comforting, safe, and confidential environment, and work with people who are currently experiencing issues that are causing them to feel unhappy. My goal is to recognize each person's individual needs for therapy so they may find clarity surrounding their feelings, thoughts and relationships. I believe that therapy provides a safe place to receive guidance, through a nurturing therapeutic relationship, where they can explore issues in their life, set goals for change and healing, learn more effective coping skills and work towards greater fulfillment and happiness in their daily lives.
I am a Licensed Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Nebraska, and I am interested in providing therapy to individuals, couples, families and adolescents who are experiencing issues due to depression, anxiety, stress, relationship and marital issues, divorce, life transitions, trauma, loss/grief, issues of aging, fears and avoidance.
I provide a comforting, safe, and confidential environment, and work with people who are currently experiencing issues that are causing them to feel unhappy. My goal is to recognize each person's individual needs for therapy so they may find clarity surrounding their feelings, thoughts and relationships. I believe that therapy provides a safe place to receive guidance, through a nurturing therapeutic relationship, where they can explore issues in their life, set goals for change and healing, learn more effective coping skills and work towards greater fulfillment and happiness in their daily lives.
(402) 810-7833 View (402) 810-7833
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Center for Counseling & Psychotherapy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LMHP
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68114
Areas of speciality include but are not limited to: adolescence, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, grief, youth dealing with divorce, acculturation issues, relationship issues and other life changes that may be impacting the individual or family.
As a therapist I enjoy working with a variety of groups. I do individual, family and couples therapy, but particularly enjoy working with teens and young women. I enjoy empowering youth while they transition through their developmental tasks and into adulthood. I enjoy working with individuals interested in overcoming obstacles and developing their true potential. I utilize a combination of psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral approaches to meet the needs of my clients. With unconditional support, we can examine ourselves and learn to move forward to meet our personal goals.
Areas of speciality include but are not limited to: adolescence, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, grief, youth dealing with divorce, acculturation issues, relationship issues and other life changes that may be impacting the individual or family.
As a therapist I enjoy working with a variety of groups. I do individual, family and couples therapy, but particularly enjoy working with teens and young women. I enjoy empowering youth while they transition through their developmental tasks and into adulthood. I enjoy working with individuals interested in overcoming obstacles and developing their true potential. I utilize a combination of psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral approaches to meet the needs of my clients. With unconditional support, we can examine ourselves and learn to move forward to meet our personal goals.
(402) 786-8056 View (402) 786-8056
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Lisa Merz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LIMHP, LICSW
Verified Verified
Omaha, NE 68144
Beginning therapy can be a vulnerable time for someone. Therapy provides a safe space to work on healing, increase feelings of hope and gain support. I provide therapy to children, teens and adults who are experiencing stress, life transitions/changes or who have experienced trauma. I have experience in working in the areas of grief and loss, anxiety, depression, divorce, abuse, neglect, domestic violence, sexual abuse and adoption. I also enjoy working with women on relationships, stress and fertility struggles.
Beginning therapy can be a vulnerable time for someone. Therapy provides a safe space to work on healing, increase feelings of hope and gain support. I provide therapy to children, teens and adults who are experiencing stress, life transitions/changes or who have experienced trauma. I have experience in working in the areas of grief and loss, anxiety, depression, divorce, abuse, neglect, domestic violence, sexual abuse and adoption. I also enjoy working with women on relationships, stress and fertility struggles.
(531) 233-3176 View (531) 233-3176

Divorce Therapists

How does therapy for people affected by a divorce work?

Individuals may feel a number of emotions following a divorce, such as shock, guilt, grief, anger, and fear. Therapists offer a non-judgmental space for individuals to talk about what they’ve experienced and process their emotions. Therapists will help clients develop coping strategies. They can also help a client rebuild their sense of self and self-worth and talk about what a happier future might look like.

What’s the most common type of therapy following a divorce?

There are several types of therapy that may be useful for divorce, including cognitive behavioral, acceptance and commitment, solution-focused brief, and mindfulness-based therapies. Many therapy types are talk-therapy based, which is typically the most popular option for individuals dealing with divorce. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a widely-used talk therapy, however, there’s no specific therapy type that’s designed to help people with divorce, and different types will work depending on the person.

When should an individual seek help due to a divorce?

When the feelings of a divorced individual, or an individual going through the process of divorce, begin to disrupt healthy daily functioning, it may be a good time to look into therapy. If a person finds that they are not performing at work due to problems with anxiety or motivation, if they’re no longer seeing friends due to feelings of shame, or if they’re not properly taking care of themselves as a result of depression, speaking to a professional could help.

How do you encourage someone to go to therapy due to a divorce?

It’s helpful to express concern and love for the individual while framing therapy as a tool for improving their life. Sharing how the individual appears to be suffering, and what effects it has on them or on their children, should be done with compassion and empathy. It may be useful to devise a game plan—breaking the process down into parts, such as finding a therapist, making appointments, and looking into insurance coverage.