In this episode, Susan Guthrie, top family law attorney, mediator and the former host of Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast, speaks with Therapist, Virginia Gilbert, MFT about her life changing book, Transcending High-Conflict Divorce:  How to Disengage from Your Ex and Find Your Power.  The trauma of high conflict divorce can end, and this episode will help you to end the cycle of abuse and reclaim your life!

Divorce is never easy to go through but a high conflict divorce can be especially destructive and difficult to recover from.  Often the cycle of trauma and abuse continues long after the divorce is final and victims suffer for years through an endless pattern of conflict with their exVirginia Gilbert, MFT has been through the horror of a high conflict divorce and has experienced the aftermath herself.  She now specializes in counseling victims of high conflict personalities in recovery and helps them to reclaim their lives and move forward by ending the repetitive cycles.  Her book, Transcending High-Conflict Divorce: How to Disengage from Your Ex and Find Your Power, is a lifeline with tips and concrete advice that ACTUALLY WORK!  Tune in to this episode and get your life back!

Some highligts from this episode:

6:20  Hear about Virginia's own "apocolyptic" divorce.

12:10  What are the psychological reasons that cause high-conflict divorce?

12:30  Find out what Virginia means when she says that "Mother Theresa never marries Hitler."

19:20  What is Virginia's BINF Method for communicating with your high conflict ex?

25:50  What is "Divorce PTSD" and how does it come into play in high conflict divorces?

32:00  What is the developmental task of divorce and how can it set you free?

Virginia Gilbert, LMFT, is a psychotherapist in Los Angeles who specializes in high-conflict divorce, and sex and love addiction (which sometimes leads to high-conflict divorce!). She is also a freelance writer and some of her written work has appeared in HuffPost, Good Men Project, Addiction.com, and Covey Club.  You can find out more and contact Virginia at vgilbertmft@gmail.com or through her website:  www.virginiagilbertmft.com

To receive a FREE copy of Virginia's special gift for listeners of The Divorce & Beyond Podcast, her "Personal Growth Journey Template", send an email to Virginia at vgilbertmft@gmail.com and reference the podcast in the subject line!!!

Virginia's book, Transcending High-Conflict Divorce: How to Disengage from Your Ex and Find Your Power

can be purchased on Amazon or by clicking the image below:

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 SUSAN GUTHRIE, ESQ., the creator and host of The Divorce and Beyond Podcast, is nationally recognized as one of the top family law and divorce mediation attorneys in the country.  She is one of the Co-Chair's of the American Bar Association's DR Section Mediation Committee and is the Founder of Divorce in a Better Way which provides a curated selection of resources and information for those facing divorce and other life changes.  Susan also provides legal coaching and divorce mediation services to select clients around the world through an online platform.  Find out more at www.divorceinabetterway.com.

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