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Divorce Doesn't Have to Be That Way

Divorce Doesn't Have to Be That Way
A Handbook for the Helping Professional




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ISBN: 9781886230712
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A comprehensive guide to divorce counseling for therapists and all helping professionals, Divorce Doesn't Have to Be That Way is packed with intervention procedures for all key elements of the divorce counseling process, from decision to legal issues. Written specifically for helping professionals who want to give healthy support to their clients: the emphasis is on a family-centered, non-adversarial approach. Among the key topics: working with "problem" personalities, domestic abuse, custody, alternatives to litigation. Therapists will find the “critical entry points” and the guide to avoiding common “helper traps” uniquely valuable.


Jane Appell (Author)
Jane Appell, PhD is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Concord, Massachusetts. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Tufts New England Medical Center and the president of Massachusetts Association of Guardians... Read more

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“People who help people will be better able to help them for having read this book.”
Rabbi H. Kushner , author, When Bad Things Happen To Good People

Divorce Doesn't Have to Be That Way offers a clear path to help therapists working in the divorce arena.”
The Therapist, July/August 2010

“...an excellent, must-read manual for all professionals involved in the divorce process—an invaluable roadmap through the emotional minefield of divorce...”
David A. Hoffman, Esq., Boston Law Collaborative, LLC, co-author, Bringing Peace Into the Room

“...realistic, practical, sensitive advice...will serve as an invaluable resource for professionals working with individuals in both the pre and post phase of divorce.”
Robert Brooks, PhD, faculty, Harvard Medical School, Cc-author, The Power of Resilience

“...an engaging overview of the divorce process which is both thorough and detailed for the experienced practitioner and yet also wonderfully accessible to the professional new to the divorce practice.”
Christine A. Coates, JD, mediator and attorney, co-author, Learning from Divorce

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