Unfortunately, divorce is a part of many peoples lives. Denying this fact will not serve us and can actually hurt relationships. Listen to today’s show to better understand the different types of divorces, and how to navigate divorce in the best way possible. Whether you’re going through a divorce, are the child of divorced parents, a friend to someone going through a divorce or are in a happy relationship, there’s a lot of value in today’s episode.

In this episode with Bruce Fredenburg and Carol Hughes, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • How to go through a divorce that is family and person focused
  • Collaborative divorce and why it’s the best kind of divorce
  • How to support someone you know going through a divorce
  • Navigating divorce when children are involved
  • How to maintain relationships on the other side of a divorce
  • And much more!

Carol Hughes, PhD, LMFT, holds her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, achieving both summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors. She is also a two-time Fulbright Scholar. Carol served for ten years as an Associate Professor of Human Services at Saddleback College. In her practice in Laguna Hills, CA, as a California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and family-focused divorce professional, for more than thirty years, she has assisted hundreds of divorcing families, as a therapist, child and co-parenting specialist, divorce coach and mediator.

Bruce Fredenburg, MS, LMFT, has been a California licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for more than 30 years and is Board Certified in Clinical Hypnosis. He was a college instructor in Human Services at Saddleback College and at the National Medical Review School in Southern California. He also created and taught parenting classes for adoptive and foster parents. Trained and experienced in chronic pain management, trauma, addictions, mediation, and collaborative divorce, in his practice in Laguna Hills, CA, Bruce helps families as a therapist, divorce coach, co-parenting specialist and mediator.

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