Preserving Relationships in a Divorce

By: Karen Ela Kenny, MSW, LICSW Children will always benefit from being lovingly raised with an extended family to count on.  When children’s parents decide to divorce, this is often a strain on mutual friends, aunts, uncles, cousins, and grandparents.   One of the strongly held beliefs in the Collaborative process of divorcing is to preserve …

Divorce Shouldn’t be a War

By: Anna Goulet Zimmerman, Esq. We know that collaborative divorces can lead to less friction and better post-divorce relationships, which is especially important in cases involving children. Divorces wherein one or both spouses are, or were, in the military present challenges for which collaborative law can allow for the parties to work together to reach …

Collaborative Divorce Attorney Interview With Meegan Reis

I had the opportunity to speak with an attorney who only practices collaborative divorce. She stands out in the field as she has dedicated her practice solely to alternative dispute resolutions, with the intention of supporting people through divorce with minimal conflict and promoting working post-divorce relationships, especially when children are involved.  This attorney is …

Interview With Divorce Coach Karen Ela Kenny

In a typical divorce, the last thing on people’s minds is usually the importance of taking care of their mental health. Working to help people with this goal is Karen Ela Kenny, a LICSW and Collaborative Divorce Coach and Facilitator. Karen has a private practice as a psychotherapist and has seen clients since 1982 in …