Redefining Yourself After Divorce

September 22, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Clinical Director again joins eHealth Radio and the Divorce & Relationship Channels to discuss redefining yourself after divorce.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • Why is it important to take stock of ourselves after a divorce?
  • What might have changed since we were first married?
  • Why could these changes have made your relationship unsalvageable?
  • What should we spend our time defining?
  • How might understanding these changes, help our relationships going forward?

 

Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.

She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor in psychology graduate studies, is a  telemental health psychologist, a disability consultant, and a blogger for the Huffington Post and Everyday Power Blog.

Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez
Instagram: @nikkimaramartinez

 

Taking the best care of your children when divorce can’t be avoided

June 5, 2017
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Mrs. Stacy Beaulieu-Fawcett, founder of Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group, that focuses only on marital and family law and serves clients in SE Florida’s Palm Beach, Broward, Martin and St. Lucie counties joins eHealth Radio and the Divorce & Legal Channels. 

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Stacy Beaulieu-Fawcett discuss the following:

  • When a couple with children decides to divorce, what criteria should they look for when hiring a lawyer?
  • How can parents who are divorcing take the best care of their children? What are the steps?
  • How can using the mediation process avoid the often acrimonious appearances in a courtroom?
  • What can divorcing couples expect when they decide to mediate their divorce?
  • As a faithful Christian highly involved with the legal community, what are some obstacles facing some faithful persons who choose divorce? What obstacles do they need to overcome?

 

Mrs. Stacy Beaulieu-Fawcett, founder of Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group, focuses only on marital and family law and serves clients in SE Florida’s Palm Beach, Broward, Martin and St. Lucie counties. Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett has built her thriving practice in large part by helping Christians navigate the often-difficult decision to divorce.  Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett is a member of the Christian Legal Society and is a deeply committed to her faith.
The team of lawyers at Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group has unparalleled experience in navigating clients though this difficult process, and handling whatever challenges may arise, be it custody or financially related.

They empathize with the intense emotions clients often experience, yet are committed to practicing reasonable and sensible law and providing objective advice as to how to achieve the best possible outcome. If that requires litigation, their attorneys are highly skilled and effective in the courtroom. And when a divorce is settled without a trial, the lawyers’ drafting of settlement documents is clear, comprehensive, and straightforward to avoid unnecessary disputes later.
Beaulieu-Fawcett is an esteemed and highly involved member of the local legal community. In her marital and family law practice, she is committed to protecting her client’s rights and serving their children’s best interests.

Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett has extensive experience handling difficult and complex family law cases in a professional and compassionate manner negotiating when possible and aggressively litigating when necessary.  Prior to entering private practice, she spent several years in the courtroom assisting a Chief Family Law Judiciary. Mrs. Beaulieu lectures frequently on various family law issues throughout the state of Florida.

Mrs. Beaulieu-Fawcett was featured as one of the top young attorneys in Florida on SuperLawyers.com. She was named “Florida’s Legal Elite” by Florida Trend Magazine which recognized her as top 2% of attorneys in Florida.  The Beaulieu-Fawcett Law Group focuses on family law areas including:

 

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Website: www.BLGFL.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/BLGFL

Divorce After Decades, and Moving Forward with Your Life

April 29, 2017
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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor again joins eHealth Radio and the Family & Relationship Channels to discuss divorce after decades, and moving forward with your life.

 

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Nikki Martinez discuss the following:

  • People are often uncomfortable when it comes to people divorcing after many, many years together, why is that?
  • What is unique about people that divorce after decades together?
  • What advice might you give someone who is just starting over and feels lost and perhaps scared?
  • What are some small steps these individuals can take to start moving forward with their life?
  • Couples work is one of your specialities. What particular advice might you leave these individuals with, and how might they get a hold of you for help?

 

Dr. Nikki Martinez received her Masters and her Doctorate from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowship at Gateway Foundation in Lake Villa, Illinois.

She is the Head of Clinical Development for www.DrNikkiMartinez.com, where she can be reached if you are interested in individual or couples work with her. She is an Adjunct Professor for 2 graduate programs, a Blogger for the Huffington Post, Everydaypowerblog, Older Dating, Success Stories, Sivana Spirit, Proud Stories, and a Contributor for the Chicago Tribune. She just published her first 8th book through Amazon.com.

 

Website: www.DrNikkiMartinez.com
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikki-martinez-35b36231
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DrNikkiMartinez
Twitter: @DrNikkiMartinez

Divorce Mediation: What Are the Benefits?

November 25, 2016
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Chris Griffith, Founder and Divorce Mediator at Split Simple joins eHealth Radio and the Family and Relationship Channels. Split Simple is a unique divorce mediation firm with offices in Colorado and Illinois that helps couples navigate divorce with less stress, expense and uncertainty than adversarial courtroom proceedings.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & guest Chris Griffith discuss the following:

  • What are the main differences between divorce mediation and litigation?
  • What is unique about your approach to mediation?
  • What are some misconceptions about divorce mediation that you most often hear?
  • Is mediation a more expensive option than litigation?
  • In terms of child custody, what are the benefits of mediation?

Duration: 10:56

As a Founder of Split Simple, Chris Griffith became the firm’s first attorney-mediator. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wake Forest University, a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from East Carolina University (graduating first in class) and a law degree at the University of North Carolina School of Law.

Mr. Griffith has extensive experience in traditional divorce proceedings as well as mediation. Working on divorces in and out of the courtroom showed him the toll that family court takes on families.

Drawing on his background in mediation and family therapy, Mr. Griffith helped create the rigorous, transparent, data-driven process for divorce that provides spouses a constructive framework to reach mutual decisions on matters attending the end of their marriage, saving time, money and distress for the parties involved – as well as their children.

Split Simple was founded in Colorado and currently has locations in the Denver area and multiple counties. The firm recently opened offices in Chicago and Cook County, Illinois.

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Website: www.splitsimple.com

Social Media Links:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/splitsimple
Twitter: @splitsimple

The Healing Is Mutual: Marriage Empowerment Tools To Rebuild Trust and Respect Together

August 26, 2012
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Dr. Deb, the author of "The Healing Is Mutual: Marriage Empowerment Tools To Rebuild Trust and Respect—Together" joins eHealth Radio and the Family Health Channel. For 20 years Dr. Deb has helped couples at the brink of divorce re-start their marriages with love and happiness.


Listen to interview [audio player below] with host Eric Michaels & guest Dr. Deb discuss the following:

  • What is unique about your approach to counseling couples?
  • You say you work by healing both people. But don’t most marriage counselors do that?
  • If one person has a temper or is aggressive, isn’t it better to leave?
  • You’re saying a person like this can change? How?
  • Tell me about your new book: The Healing Is Mutual: Marriage Empowerment Tools To Rebuild Trust and Respect—Together.


**There is a FREE GIFT for listeners just for tuning into this show. TEXT your name and email to this phone number – 516-628-6077. If you don’t text, you can call the number but please spell out your email.**


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Dr. Deb holds a Ph. D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She began researching the areas of verbal abuse and domestic violence 20 years ago and has been writing and sharing ever since. She has authored and co-authored dozens of articles that appeared in both academic and lay publications, including a stint as Health Editor of The Jewish Star Times, a Miami Herald publication. Dr. Deb’s media appearances include America’s Health Network, News with Jim Turner, and News Radio 820 with Robin Hart. Dr. Deb is the founder of drdeb.com, the popular website that provides comprehensive information on marriage and family issues.


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Related Web SitetheHealingIsMutual.com


Minimizing the Impacts of Divorce

January 26, 2012
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Minimizing the Impacts of Divorce

with Bari Weinberger


Bari Weinberger, the founding partner of Weinberger Law Group, LLC, who is an expert in New Jersey Divorce and Family Law joins the show.


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Bari Weinberger, the founding partner of Weinberger Law Group, LLC, is an expert New Jersey Divorce and Family Law attorney. She is Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Matrimonial Law Attorney, a certification achieved by only 2% of the attorneys in New Jersey.


Ms. Weinberger is also the associate author of the New Jersey Family Law Practice, a 5-volume treatise utilized by virtually every family law judge and attorney in the State. Her practice is located in Morris County, NJ.


Ms. Weinberger is a highly sought after attorney throughout the state as well as a legal expert for local and national media publications. For more information on Ms. Weinberger log on to www.weinbergerlawgroup.com. For access to her free webinar on The 5 Critical Risks of Divorce visit www.FreeDivorceWebinar.com.


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Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels & Bari Weinberger discuss:


1. How does divorce affect a person’s health?


2. What is divorce anger?


3. How common is domestic violence and what should someone who is a victim do to protect themselves?


4. How can people minimize the impacts of divorce?


5. What can parents do to minimize the impacts of divorce on their children?


6. What are some ways people can prepare for a divorce?


7. What do you advise people to look for when choosing a divorce lawyer?


8. How can people prepare for their 1st meeting with their lawyer?


Summary Tips:

  • Keep it amicable. The more reasonable and amicable everyone is, the shorter the process and it can ultimately help lessen the overall cost, both financially and to the health and well-being of all involved.
  • Don’t get your children involved the more you get them involved the more resentful they will be and the more it will harm your relationship with your children.
  • Don’t be afraid to make compromises. A small compromise doesn’t need to translate into a weakness. A small compromise can often be recognized as a big gesture by the other party and can help move the process towards a quicker settlement.  Try not to get caught up in the little battles and focus on the big picture.


At the end of the day it is about moving on with your life and it is about new beginning.


Links: www.weinbergerlawgroup.com

Forgiveness is the cornerstone especially in a divorce

January 23, 2012
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Forgiveness is the cornerstone especially in a divorce

with Divorce Attorney Lori Rubenstein


Divorce Attorney & Personal Life Coach as well as author Lori Rubenstein joins us on eHealth Radio, a part of the NEW eHealth Radio Network.


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Listen to Lori's interview with host Eric Michaels discuss the following:

  • Why are we talking about Divorce on a Health Show?
  • You are famous for saying Divorce is a GIFT, what does that mean and why do you say that. Don’t you get in trouble?
  • Why are you so passionate about this kind of work? I would think it’s pretty depressing.
  • Why should people choose mediation over litigation?
  • What role does forgiveness play in your work as a divorce coach?


» Don't miss her parting tip to those going through or thinking of divorce. Note: Save this to your iPod/mp3 player or the desktop on your computer and listen to it again for your relationship guide or simply subscribe to this feed and never miss another episode on the eHealth Radio Network. Refer to audio player and links below.

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About Lori Rubenstein:


As a personal life coach, I dare to transcend with my clients. I powerfully speak the truth while passionately and responsibly connecting with clients. Together, we joyfully and intuitively allow the spirit within us to soar. I have transcended many times in my own life. I am currently a Personal Life Coach, Mediator, and successful Divorce Attorney. I teach classes for Divorce and Custody as well as Life Makeover Classes. As a Divorce Attorney, I have worked with over a thousand clients to help them deal with fearful transitions in their lives.


As a mediator, I help people find creative solutions and gain dignity by resolving their own conflict. I am told that I am an amazing "idea person". As a coach, I love helping people to transcend their current situation and find joy and passion in their lives once again. My experience is both professional and personal.


As a mother of two children, I practice walking my talk. As a child of divorce, and also daily with my divorce clients, I know and see the effects of continuing the parental fight around children. It has serious ramifications on the children's self-esteem. As a divorced and remarried parent, I continue to be reminded of how my own choices affect my children. When I was a teen, I became involved with drugs, ending with a year long stint at a drug addiction center... this was a turning point in my life. Bottled up negative energy was transformed into courage, strength, and the ability to change and enrich my life. Once I recognized the need to change and grow, I discovered the resolve within myself to accomplish my desires.


I was the first in my family to graduate from college (University of Nevada in Reno), and graduated in 1985 with a Juris Doctor from Antioch School of Law in Washington, DC. I was an attorney for Legal Services in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for 5 years and then the Regional Director of Oregon Legal Services' Roseburg branch for another five years.


In 1994 I became a certified mediator through Confluence Northwest in Portland, OR, and in 1995 I went into private practice. In 2002 I was certified by the Academy for Coach Training (Bellevue,WA) as a Certified Professional Coach. I have been on numerous legal and community boards. I was the past Young Career Woman for the Oregon Business and Professional Women's Club, past president of the Douglas County Bar Association, past board member of the Oregon Bar Association's Local Professional Responsibility Committee and Family Law Section, and was on numerous statewide family law task forces in both Oregon and Pennsylvania.


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Links: www.TranscendingDivorce.com Note: The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of the show host or it's owners.