Co-parent counseling helps recently divorced or separated parents who are struggling learn to cope with their new situation.
Divorce and separations are never easy but are especially difficult if you are a parent. You may no longer care for or even like your ex, but you still need to co-parent with them. You need to learn to put aside any negative, hurtful feelings toward the other in order to communicate together regarding child rearing issues.
If either you or your ex-spouse are having trouble communicating with each other, or agreeing with each other regarding your children, then you may want to consider co-parenting counseling.
How can Co-Parenting Counseling help?
Co-parenting counseling can be a successful option for those parents who are both jointly committed to their children but have difficulty getting along with each other since their separation.
You might benefit from Co-Parenting counseling if, as parents, you both:
- agree your primary focus is the child(ren) and not personal issues
- need help setting visitation schedules
- want the child(ren) to have the same expectations in each house
- struggle with the day-to-day of being a single parent
- want to maintain a strong unified alliance for the child(ren)
- notice the child(ren) exhibit signs of stress
- want to improve communication, decision making, and interacting together in front of the child(ren)
Children can still thrive after a divorce if they see that both of their parents are positive about the situation and equally committed to them and doing the best they can for them.
If you struggle as a co-parent in St. Peters, St. Charles, or O’Fallon, MO or the surrounding areas, we can help you.