Avoiding Teen Trauma During a Divorce

Chicago, Illinois – Anyone who lives with teenagers knows that as moody and disorganized as they can be, they are also capable of moments of astonishing maturity. Paradoxical though it sounds, this can put them at a particular risk of damage in a family experiencing a divorce.

A Child Specialist from Illinois is often a part of the Collaborative Divorce team to ensure that your children are given a clear and defined “voice” throughout the process the process. Divorce is a time when even the most selfless parent is likely to feel needy and vulnerable, and a teenager can seem temptingly understanding and sympathetic. You may think you’re keeping your criticisms of your child’s other parent to yourself, but they may still feel pressure to respond to your hurt and anger. The Child Specialist is there to help your child navigate this difficult process.

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