Mum and Dad are Separating: A Practical Resource for Separating Families and Family Therapy Professionals

Mum and Dad are Separating: A Practical Resource for Separating Families and Family Therapy Professionals

By: Marina Tsioumanis (author)Paperback

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Description

This is a comprehensive and practical resource to help both children and adults deal with the difficulty of family separation. It offers an invaluable programme that provides a wealth of information about grief and the changes that many families encounter during family separation, both externally eg moving house, the practicalities of access visits and internally (the 'grief cycle'). It is comprised of three elements. 80-page Guidebook for Adults; for parents and relatives of separating families; and for therapists. This addresses grief both in adults and in children at different developmental ages and offers strategies for supporting a grieving child through family breakdown, explaining separation to children and building resilience and healthy family relationships post-separation. 24-page Storybook for Children - to help younger children understand separation, grief and the changes that occur during family breakdown. CD-Rom Workbook for Children - printable, practical exercises to help children process their thoughts and feelings about and reactions to separation. Part 1 is aimed at children aged 5-8, Part 2 at children aged 9-12; teenagers may also find the exercises helpful. "Mum and Dad are Separating" is accessible, easy-to-read and specifically designed for family separation. It is based on issues and questions presented during post-separation counselling, and provides the tools and strategies needed to help both children and adults to 'work through' separation. It is an 80pp, A4 paperback guidebook with a 24pp storybook and a CD Rom workbook featured on Australian morning TV show; "Sunrise".

About Author

Marina Tsioumanis has a training background in Clinical Psychotherapy. She works clinically with separating families and children and also in the areas of relationships, parenting and child development. She assists individuals in creating personal success through releasing barriers and healing old patterns from the past. She writes, and lectures extensively to groups of parents and professionals and to schools and organisations. Her work is aimed at enhancing self-awareness, fostering empowerment, promoting stronger families and building resilience in children. She is in training as a Clinical Transactional Analyst.

Contents

Comprehensive and practical resource to help both children and adults deal with the difficulty of family separation. An invaluable programme that provides a wealth of information about grief and the changes that many families encounter during family separation, both externally eg moving house, the practicalities of access visits and internally (the 'grief cycle'). It is comprised of three elements: 80-page Guidebook for Adults - for parents and relatives of separating families and for therapists. This addresses grief both in adults and in children at different developmental ages and offers strategies for supporting a grieving child through family breakdown, explaining separation to children and building resilience and healthy family relationships post-separation. 24-page Storybook for Children - to help younger children understand separation, grief and the changes that occur during family breakdown. CD-Rom Workbook for Children - printable, practical exercises to help children process their thoughts and feelings about and reactions to separation. Part 1 is aimed at children aged 5-8, Part 2 at children aged 9-12; teenagers may also find the exercises helpful. Mum and Dad are Separating is accessible, easy-to-read and specifically designed for family separation. It is based on issues and questions presented during post-separation counselling, and provides the tools and strategies needed to help both children and adults to 'work through' separation. Age: 5+

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780863886690
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780863886690
  • weight: 408
  • ISBN10: 0863886698

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