MS, MSSA, LISW-S, IMFT-S
For Couples on the Brink of Divorce
Are you or your spouse:
For couples like you, traditional couples’ counseling often doesn’t work. You need a different kind of help.
Staying in the marriage or not, you need to understand your contribution to the problems.
If you don’t, you are likely to repeat the same patterns in a new relationship.
I’ve been trained in a new approach designed specifically for couples like you - Discernment Counseling.
Discernment Counseling is a special way to make decisions about divorce:
As a Certified Discernment Counselor, I can help you both decide in 5-6 sessions if your marriage can be fixed.
For Individuals Facing Divorce
Divorce raises so many difficult questions:
Thinking about the future:
I can provide the emotional support and sound counseling to help you get through a divorce, and create a new life for yourself.
I have a broad perspective on the emotional and practical aspects of divorce and can help you and your partner, or you alone work through the emotional issues that divorce provokes - help you get a "good divorce" and avoid the turmoil and pain a "bad divorce" inflicts on the whole family.
About My Experience
I have worked with women and men trying to decide about the future, navigate the complexities of divorce and build a new life for themselves. I offer support, compassion and practical advice throughout the entire process.
I co-authored a comprehensive activity book focused on divorce that provides step-by-step guidance on every aspect of the end of a committed relationship. Writing this book - Breaking Up Is Hard to Do - has given me an in-depth understanding of every aspect of divorce, such as:
What Jenny L. Says about Me:
My sessions with Barb have been an immense help in dealing with my divorce, my anger at my husband, my grief at the loss of our life together and my fear of a life without him.
Barb helped me tap my inner strength to get through the divorce, find my confidence, set boundaries with my ex, help my children through this difficult transition, and look forward to a happy life.
Artist: Judith Barr
Would you like a consultation or more information?
Contact me through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll set up a time to talk to make sure we’ll work well together.