"Dr. Teyber writes in the mature voice of a seasoned clinician, providing parents with not only his own observations, but a substantial amount of conclusive research regarding the effects of divorce on children, accompanied by realistic, age–appropriate advice for the whole family." (Child Magazine)
"Will be extremely helpful to any parent going through the process of divorce. It is conceptually sound, easy to read, and has important information for parents, professionals, and anyone who is working with children whose parents are going through divorce." (Hugh McIssac, LCSW, director, Family Court Services, The Superior Court, Los Angeles County)
"An outstanding book. It reinforces the value of putting children first and acknowledges children′s need for both parents during and after the divorce. Teyber clearly describes the stress and pain children experience and explains how best to shield them from the parent′s own conflicts. . . . Essential reading. . . ." (David L. Levy, Esq., president, Children′s Rights Council)
"Dr. Teyber covers the importance of parenting skills [in offering] stability and continuity in critical stages of child development following a divorce." (Louis Welch, director, Child Custody Reform Project)
". . . should be recommended reading for any parent going through a divorce. Teachers, counselors, therapists, family law judges, and attorneys will find Teyber′s book a valuable adjunct to their work." (Benson Schaffer, L.A. County Superior Court (retired), Family Law Mediator)
From the Inside Flap
Helping Children Cope with Divorce is an award–winning book that helps parents handle children′s problems at each stage of the divorce process. This book includes such vital information as how to minimize stress during initial breakups and ultimate separation and how to explain the divorce so children don′t blame themselves or think their parents will reunite if they just change thief behavior and are ?really good.? The author also offers suggestions on how to protect children from parental hostilities and to navigate conflicts of loyalty and alliance. This is a practical guidebook for anyone with children who is considering or is in the process of a divorce.
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