By Robin Gardner, CDC, CPC                                                                                                                             Certified Divorce Coach                          …

It has become increasingly evident that the moral model’s focus on abstinence as the beginning and ending point of treatment, has resulted in the need for a more humanistic, accepting and flexible treatment modality. The harm reduction approach fills this need by differentiating itself from the more authoritative, judgmental and exclusionary treatment modalities. It honors…

Being married for many years is hard.  Times change. People change. Conflict is part of every marriage.  How we handle marital conflict can have a strong impact on children.  Parents that fight in front of their children are hurting their children.  Children rely on their parents for security and safety.  Fighting, hostility, yelling and threats…

Multi-level intimacy, reciprocity and mutual meaning and purpose are three things you can do to create love on purpose in your relationship. There are also some things you can stop doing that will tremendously increase your chances of having a good relationship! While these three things build good relationships there are five practices that can…

After a divorce there are still issues to address. One of the major issues is child custody and visitation, especially exchanges for visitations. The issues usually are addressed in the divorce settlement and the Court Mediation report. However, even though the Mediation Agreement attempts to address these issues, there are usually still issues. I have…