Melissa Reid, M.S.W., R.S.W.Melissa has over 5 years of experience working with individuals dealing with loss through diagnosis, fertility concerns, care-giving, divorce or separation, death of a pet and/or job loss. She has over ten years of experience providing grief and bereavement support to individuals and families coping with the death of a loved one. Melissa also has a passion …
Supporting Your Child through Separation/Divorce
Separation/divorce is a very difficult life event that if it occurs, impacts all of those involved. Ending a relationship when there are children can bring about a plethora of changes and transitions that both children and adults need to work through. This could mean a change in residence, leaving behind a familiar home, friends, and school. It could involve adjustments to a blending of families and the navigation of new family roles and norms.
We do not talk about loss in our culture and yet every day we experience it in some big or small way. Whether our teenager is moving into residence, we are moving to a new city or we are leaving a job for a new one navigating loss is a common human experience.