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Child-First Strategies For Divorce, Custody, and Coparenting

CLINICAL BEST PRACTICES FOR HIGH-CONFLICT FAMILIES By Lisa Foss, MA, LCMHCAFirst, it is important to acknowledge the extremely difficult and stressful process parents go through in the separation, divorce, and custody process.  Divorce is MOST often not a simple separation of two partners but rather an emotional ending of an intimate relationship, a legal change […]

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Infidelity Revealed

Did You Know???Couples who constantly argue about trust are at a higher risk for infidelity.Contrary to what many believe, infidelity is not just about opportunity. Opportunity paired with weakened self-control leads to infidelity.Men’s acts of infidelity are strongly influenced by their own characteristics, rather than the characteristics of their spouse.Women’s acts of infidelity are typically […]

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Is Your Marriage On The Brink? Can It Be Saved?

If you or your spouse are considering divorce, but are not completely sure that’s the best path, there is a new opportunity called Discernment Counseling. It’s a chance to slow down, take a breath, and look at your options for your marriage.It will help you:Gain clarity and confidence about what steps to take with your […]

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Parenting After Divorce

Divorce creates many obstacles that can leave both parties feeling defeated. For those with children, none may feel more trying (or important) than the challenges that come with co-parenting. Before making any co-parenting decisions, it is important to prepare for opposing opinions. Most likely, the same differences that stressed your marriage will manifest as you work […]

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What Is Reunification Therapy?

By Kaytie Mero, M.A. and Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-JonesReunification therapy is designed to repair parent-child relationships and help children have healthy relationships with both parents. Reunification therapy is often court-ordered due to the child refusing to spend time with one parent. Such refusal tends to occur after the parents have separated or divorced, resulting in a […]

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What Is A Forensic Psychological Evaluation?

Written by Dr. Katrina Kuzyszyn-Jones(previously published in NC&SC Lawyers Weekly)What are the differences between a clinical psychological and a forensic evaluation?How do you pick the right expert for your evaluation?Knowing when and how to obtain a forensic evaluation – which typically goes beyond the scope of a basic clinical interview – could make or break […]

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