Mental Wellbeing While Getting Divorced

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When you find yourself divorcing, there is no doubt your emotional wellbeing is put to the test.

One of the most significant benefits of using the collaborative divorce process for your marital resolution is that your entire family is supported by divorce coaches, mental health professionals and child life mental health specialists.

Having these professionals on your divorce team can allow your family to deal with emotional stressors quickly and effectively.

Our mental health professionals at FDS are trained in how divorce impacts our mental health, along with the signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression and mental health breakdowns.

Here are a few signs our mental health experts look for while they are helping their clients through their divorce:

  • Mood changes – increased agitation, anxiety, depression and frustration are often seen
  • Lack of interest in their life – a flat affect can be seen often
  • Conflict occurs in every area of life
  • Self-medicating is often seen through smoking, drinking, or taking self-prescribed sleep medicine
  • Daily habits change – loss of appetite, increased appetite, inability to fall asleep or stay asleep, even getting up from sleep is hard
  • If left untreated, one can have suicidal thoughts, feel like they want to escape from life, can’t go on or manage the stressors in their life

Nervous breakdowns are NOTHING to be ashamed of – they are the body’s response to overwhelming stress. There is NO SHAME in receiving help when you are struggling emotionally.

Getting help now may save your life and allow your family the healing from a divorce that everyone involved deserves.

Our team at Family Divorce Solutions is comprised of experienced, licensed and trained attorneys, mental health professionals and financial neutrals. Our goal is to get both parties together and quickly come to a solution without going to court.

Contact us today to see how our team of collaborative divorce experts can help you and your spouse through the divorce process.

Note: This information is general in nature and should not be construed as legal/financial/tax/or mental health advice. You should work with your attorney, financial, mental health or tax professional to determine what will work best for your situation.

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