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What to do when Couple’s Counseling still keeps you Wondering about Divorce?

Do you and your spouse want to save your marriage, but it is clearly at the breaking point? You have tried couple’s counseling and even though both of you now understand the what, why and how your conflicts erupt yet the arguing, the hurt feelings, the disappointment remains. Arguing means […]

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DO YOU NEED A PRE-NUP?

DO YOU NEED A PRE-NUP? Have you considered asking your fiancé to sign a pre-nup? Many unforeseen events or life changes can occur during a marriage and both of you should be protected. If there are children in the future, wouldn’t you want them to be protected? Of course. How […]

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Parent Alienation Syndrome known as PAS and the damage it does to your children

PAS, Parent Alienation Syndrome is a condition that the residential parent operates from and may or may not be aware of. Most times they are not aware of it since it usually occurs in the personality of self centered individuals who feel entitled to their needs and wants being met, […]

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Restructuring the Family

By Dana Greco,LCSW and Don Desroches When people get divorced there are often strong emotional feelings from the ending of their relationship. There are various reasons for this and it is extremely important for each of them to get past those feelings, forgive the other person and move on. They […]

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Domestic Violence

By Dana Greco,LCSW and Don Desroches David L. Fontes, Psy.D, in the article titled,”Men Don’t Tell” gives insight into several reasons. He writes: “When a man is a victim of his wife’s physical abuse he is both shamed by the assaults of his wife and shamed by society for not […]

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3 styles of parenting.

By Dana Greco,LCSW and Don Desroches Generally, there are three types parenting that we tend to exhibit with our kids. Depending on our own family of origin we have either taken on the style of our own parents or swung the other way. Much of what we see as parents […]

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Becoming more Independent

By Dana Greco,LCSW Recent statistics state that divorced women with children are four times more likely than married women to have an income that is under the poverty line. A single mom is nine times more likely than a married woman to have an income that is less than half […]

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Raising the Conciousness of Post-Divorce Parents

By Dana Greco,LCSW and Don Desroches So now you are divorced. You may have been divorced just recently or you may be divorced for several years. Now what? What does your life look like with children from the previous marriage and your ex? Is it what you imagined? Did you […]

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Should Post Divorce Co parenting training be mandatory?

New York, February 28th, 2011 By Dana Greco,LCSW and Don Desroches When parents get divorced or separated, there is a tremendous amount of strain put on their new relationship and many times this becomes extremely difficult to handle. In turn, the focus on the children’s mental and emotional health is […]

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the Mind of an Abuser

Well, it’s not like it was a surprise that the Cruise-Holmes union is finally over. The real question is, what took her so long? Although I don’t live with them and share their private moments not that I would want to , but as a divorce mediator and family counselor […]

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