Faculty Member: Alison Fosbery, MA, Registered Psychotherapist
Facilitator: Martha Chan, Co-Owner of Divorce Magazine and www.DivorcedMoms.com
Stress levels increase when one starts considering divorce, going through a divorce, or having to co-parent with an unreasonable ex. How we handle stress and anxiety can impact our children and loved ones, so it’s important to understand the underlying causes of these emotions and how to stay in control. More
Alison Fosbery has a master’s degree in Counselling Psychology. She has been servicing clients for more than 10 years. She helps her clients deal with anxiety, depression, resentment, and conflict as a result of divorce and issues related to co-parenting, managing children, and the children’s ability to cope.
- help viewers better understand the underlying causes of stress and anxiety
- discuss how to stay in control of emotions, stress, and anxious feelings
- explain how a parent’s behaviour can impact the development of a child
- educate parents on how to ensure their children pick up healthy habits when it comes to anxiety
- introduce practical ways to create new habits that will have long-lasting physical and emotional benefits for parents and their families.
When going through a divorce, it may be beneficial to hire a Certified Divorce Coach who can help you figure out how to take more effective actions in moving forward through the divorce process. Pegotty Cooper discusses what a CDC is and the role they play in a divorce. More
Learn how to overcome the feelings of shame that often accompany divorce. Tara shares her personal story as a child of divorce who eventually married and divorced. She has a unique perspective on what causes shame after a divorce and how to reduce feelings of shame. More
Diana and Martha discuss their experiences as stepmoms and offer their best advice to viewers. Topics covered include: questions you should answer before marrying a person with children; when to be a parent and when to take a backseat; how to deal with different parenting styles between you and the children’s parent(s); how and why to befriend your spouse’s ex; and the secret to creating a successful blended family. More
Divorce doesn’t have to devastate your child or your family – but it easily can if you, as a parent, are not diligent. Seeing divorce through your child’s eyes is crucial to avoiding mistakes that can scar your child’s emotional and psychological well-being. Find out what your child really wants you to know. More