HELPING CHILDREN HANDLE DIVORCE

As painful as the experience is for adults, it is even more so for children. The coping skills of children are not as tempered as their parents' and, though their worries may seem few in comparison, they pose serious challenges to their identity, their sense of belonging and their self-confidence. 

 

In more adaptable children, symptoms such as low self-esteem, anxiety, irritability, inability to take risks, 9r problems developing relationships of their own may develop. Children with more difficulty adjusting to the divorce may exhibit behavior problems, poor academic performance, phobias, alcohol/drug involvement or other self-defeating behaviors. 

OUR APPROACH

We can help you minimize these negative impacts by working to identify the key behaviors and messages that may be affecting your child, then developing skills to reduce or eliminate those that are creating distress.  One of our licensed, experienced counselors can provide you with the skills you need to improve the way your child views themselves, their obligations and their role when it comes to relating to their divorced parents in a respectful and healthy manner.

 

 

MEET OUR COUNSELORS

We have been serving the west Alabama community for decades. Learn more about the counselors who are experienced and ready to listen to you. 

 

 

CONTACT US

Appointments can be made by calling our office at (205) 752-2504.  Other appointment and scheduling options may be found here.

 

 

LOCATION

2020 Paul W. Bryant Drive

Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

 

 

 

If you would like to make an appointment for a face-to-face session or an online session with one of our counselors, please call (205) 752-2504.

Appointment Availability: To check appointment availability or, if you are an existing client and want to request an appointment, click here.

Family Counseling Service