Article and interview by Ceri Wheeldon
With divorce rates increasing for the over 50s, the process can be overwhelming, irrespective of who within the couple decided to end the marriage and why.
Here, divorce mentor Liz Copeland talks about the three main stages of divorce – the early decision and emotional aspects, the practical and planning aspects, and finally moving on with your new life.
Liz also talks about the role of a divorce mentor and the benefits that they can bring to the party.
What is a divorce mentor?
What benefits can a divorce mentor bring to a woman going through a divorce?
At what stage of a divorce should you engage with a divorce mentor?
Over what period of time and how often?
What are the key stages of a divorce?
This is the first of a series of interviews on midlife divorce.
Liz Copeland is the divorce mentor, a divorce coach who helps people develop a clear divorce strategy; walking by their side as they go through the emotional trauma of a serious life crisis. Liz’s clients are usually professional women (and a few men!), who are going through angst and emotional turmoil inside but need to stay composed and confident at work, and who want to stay balanced as possible for their kids.
Liz helps people create their own personal divorce plan, with clear next steps. Her clients have her full and personal support through all of the emotional and practical changes that this time will generate.
As a divorce coach Liz focuses on outcomes – what do you want from your divorce? She then helps you develop a strategy to get there and can give you coaching support on the way.
Liz can be contacted via www.thedivorcementor.com