How Are Reconciliation and Reunification Different?

Although the terms “reunification” and “reconciliation” are often used interchangeably, it is important to note the differences between the two. Reunification cannot take place without reconciliation but reconciliation is possible without reunification. What is Reconciliation? Within the context of the Specialized Family Therapy model reconciliation is a healing process focused on rebuilding broken relationships. A core […]

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14 Tips to Give Your Co-Parenting Counseling Clients

When helping co-parents have better parenting relationships after separation and divorce, therapists often see their clients caught in the same pitfalls again and again.  As a therapist helping co-parents, you may see clients who are caught up in the past romantic relationship or struggle with black and white thinking. Clients who are court-ordered for Specialized […]

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AAMFT: Here We Go!

Specialized Family Therapy is making its way to Portland, Oregon for the National AAMFT Conference. Maurie and I will be presenting on Sunday morning, a presentation titled, “Specialized Family Therapy Promoting Healthy Co-parenting”.  We are so excited to share this information with other professionals in the field and hope a movement towards Co-parenting and Reconciliation […]

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Specialized Family Therapy Website Launch

We’re very excited to launch the Specialized Family Therapy website. Through court-ordered reconciliation and co-parenting counseling, we’re teaching therapists how to respond to new challenges in family therapy. We launch our website with a flagship course, Specialized Family Therapy, which is being offered in partnership with Family Services of Western Pennsylvania. In it, we offer 14 […]

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