Seperation & Divorce Therapy

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About Us

Michelle Barratt Psychology is a Toowong and Redland Bay / Wynnum – Manly Clinical Psychology Practice, and aims to provide treatment for Couples Therapy in Brisbane at the highest standard. The practice values implementing support and treatment that not only endeavours to support their clients feel safe, heard and understood, but also strives to offer effective treatment that will empower clients to learn new skills to support them in the future. If you are unsure about what you are dealing with, please don’t hesitate to contact us to support you through the next step of either working out what to do or how to proceed with an appointment.

DIVORCE IN A FAMILY

For all family members, the mere thought of separation or divorce is heartbreaking and exhausting on their bodies, minds, and emotions. Most of the time, we are unable to anticipate all the changes that will affect the kids, the parents, and the entire family. Divorce may be a very traumatic experience, full of uncertainty and loss, whether or not a family categorises its family culture as Christian. 

For all family members, the mere thought of separation or divorce is heartbreaking and exhausting on their bodies, minds, and emotions. Most of the time, we are unable to anticipate all the changes that will affect the kids, the parents, and the entire family.Divorce may be a very traumatic experience, full of uncertainty and loss, whether or not a family categorises its family culture as Christian.

HOW FAMILY THERAPY CAN ASSIST?

Separation and divorce therapy is a form of counselling that aims to support individuals and families as they navigate the emotional, practical, and legal challenges of ending a significant relationship. This type of therapy can help individuals who are contemplating divorce or separation, those who are in the process of divorcing, and those who have already gone through a divorce.

The emotional impact of separation and divorce can be significant, and therapy can help individuals to process and manage their emotions in a healthy way. Some common emotions experienced during a divorce or separation include grief, anger, fear, and anxiety. Therapy can provide a safe space for individuals to express and explore these emotions, and to develop coping strategies to manage them.

Practical considerations such as co-parenting and financial issues are also important considerations in separation and divorce therapy. Therapists can help individuals and families to create a plan for co-parenting that is in the best interests of any children involved. This can include establishing clear communication channels, setting boundaries, and resolving conflicts in a constructive manner. Therapists can also help individuals to navigate the financial challenges of divorce, such as property division and spousal and child support.

Legal considerations are another important aspect of separation and divorce therapy. Therapists can help individuals to understand their legal rights and responsibilities, and to make informed decisions about their legal options. This can include working with attorneys, navigating the court system, and negotiating settlements.

Overall, separation and divorce therapy can be a valuable resource for individuals and families as they navigate the challenges of ending a significant relationship. It can provide emotional support, practical guidance, and legal advice, all within a safe and supportive therapeutic environment.

  • Assisting parents in a time of confusion on how best to parent their adolescents – developing a keener sense of insight to what is really going on in their teenage lives;
  • How to manage behaviour of children that can seem strange and at time distressing for some parents;
  • How to improve family communication, respect, build and shape more appropriate behaviour, and develop a shared understanding between parents and children;
  • Supporting a family in preparation for separation and/or divorce;
  • Adjusting to divorce and separation;
  • Supporting families with a sole parent, or in a step/blended family situation.

Useful information on common questions and answers in divorce:

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