Psychological Affiliates Inc delivers Orlando patients state of the art Psychologists services. Our experts specialize in Family Counseling, Psychology and Collaborative Divorce Psychology.
This program offers an innovative way to resolve disputes amicably without going to court by using a mental health counselor. If minor children are involved, parents tend to gravitate towards this program due to the focus it has on doing what is best for the kids. Additionally, due to Collaborative Divorce being based on the pace of the clients and not the judicial calendar, it results in a speeder finalization, which translates into financial savings as well.
The Partners with Families program is available 7 days a week, including evenings, and allows children to maintain safe contact with both parents post divorce. The purpose of this program is to create a safe environment for children by having a third person monitor those involved, as well as supervise the transfer of children from one parent to the other. It creates less conflict and stress for the parents due to them not having to communicate with their former spouse.
This program is led by licensed psychologists who are highly trained in high conflict situations, mediation and child development. It focuses on the parents communication among each other and educates them on the importance of shielding their children from parental conflict and creating any unnecessary stress for them. Through your attorney, you may request a parenting coordinator if you have concerns about your co-parent.
This program presents information about divorce procedures that promote effective coping and communication by parents and their children. A goal of the program is to lower the amount of contested custodies and visitation conflicts.
This program is for children between the ages of 8 and 12 who are dealing with their parent's divorce. Once a week (six week program), children are brought together to participate in activities with other children alike to help them cope and comfortably communicate about the topic.
These days, before many couples decide to call it quits, they undergo couple’s therapy or marriage counseling. In general, no one is excited about the prospect of sitting on a psychologist’s couch and detailing all the problems within a marriage, however, plenty of couples have found relief from their relationship woes by seeking the help of a professional. It is always useful, before jumping into any kind of therapy, to have some idea of what is going to happen.
Most psychologists will ask questions, listening to responses of both spouses, in order to get at the heart of the couple’s problems. For example, a couple may come in saying that they no longer feel the other loves them. Through some pointed questions, a psychologist may determine that they are actually having a problem with communication, not with love.
Even for couples that have already decided to get a divorce, relationship therapy may be advantageous. A therapist will be able to help them navigate their new dynamic, so that they can at least be on friendly terms, especially in cases where the couple shares a child.
In either case, the psychologist will ask questions about the relationship and will suggest topics for discussion and activities that can better the couple’s relationship, whether that couple is still married or is newly divorced.