Often neglected but in fact ignoring the importance of the emotional journey is the biggest cause of spiralling legal fees, acrimony and drawn-out timeframes, these episodes focus on how to recognize and work through the rollercoaster of separation.
In this episode, Kate and her guests discuss the impact of divorce and separation on individuals' mental health. They explore how the feelings of anxiety and overwhelm manifest themselves and what can be done to help manage these feelings. They also discuss useful tools to help individuals mental health when going through a divorce or separation, and when an intervention such as therapy or counselling may be needed.
Ulrika Jonsson is a television presenter and writer. During this episode, Ulrika talks honestly and openly about each of her three divorces and how she and her exes have navigated co-parenting and blended families for over 25 years.
In this episode, Kate is joined by mental health expert Petra Velzboer and HR specialist, Gareth Jones who discuss what can be done in the work place to look after people's mental health generally and when navigating difficult life moments like a break-up.
Claire is a Bristol based Divorce Coach who helps people to navigate the divorce process. Find out what divorce coaching is and if it may be right for you and your ex. Claire also shares her own divorce journey and how it impacted her career and outlook on life.
Nigel Shepherd, Head of Family Law at Mills and Reeve and David Leckie, Glocal Director of The Divorce Hotel discuss the current ways that couples can divorce and how each balance (or don't balance) the legal process and emotional journey.