Bob and Sara: Making Divorce Work

Bob and Sara’s marriage didn’t work. But their divorce did. After almost 12 years of marriage, the couple attended a Helping Children Cope with Divorce seminar at Family & Children’s Services. Then, they began mediation. Notifying their 9-year-old son, Ben, and actually filing for divorce came later. Most divorcing couples don’t follow the same path…

Daniel, Maya and Ellie

Protracted, contentious divorce proceeding were taking a toll on Daniel’s* children. A judge recommended the family contact Family & Children’s Services for professional help. In therapy sessions, little Maya and Ellie voiced their worries, received reassurance and began to adjust to their new family dynamic. Daniel participated in several sessions with his children. He also…

Helping Children Cope with Divorce

At Family & Children’s Services, you’ll find positive solutions to life’s most difficult challenges. Our classes will help you learn effective strategies, acquire new skills and develop techniques to improve parenting and relationships. Scholarship funding is available on a limited basis for all classes. To register for a class or receive more information, please contact us at 918.560.1114.…

Sean’s Story

When Sean* was served divorce papers, he was hurt – and then he got angry. Really, really angry. Sean used a baseball bat to shatter every window and headlight in his wife’s car. But he didn’t stop there. Sean kicked in the front door of his home and went after his brother-in-law with the bat.…

Garrett, “Normal” Again

Garrett’s* life was ruled by fear. It hadn’t always been that way, but then Garrett’s parents got divorced when he was 4. A few months later, he was sexually abused by a caregiver. Things spiraled downward for several years after that. When Garrett first came in for treatment, he was about to enter middle school. His…