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No Shortage of Questions: Supporting Your Child During Separation and Divorce
Separation and divorce can be a highly emotional time and stressful experience for children and youth, and tough to process at any age. In this minisode, we bring questions from BC families on separation and divorce to Dr. Ashley Miller, child psychiatrist and family therapist. We discuss tips for supporting both you and your child’s well-being and mental health, and explore questions including: What strategies can I share to help my child cope during the hard times? How can I ensure my divorce doesn’t impact my child’s future relationships? And much more.
You can read the transcript for the full episode here.
Kelty Blog: 7 Tips for Parenting to Help Children and Teens post Separation/Divorce
Online Resource: Coping with Separation Handbook, by the Legal Services Society of BC
Parent Peer Support for Families at the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre
Dr. Ashley Miller
Dr. Ashley Miller is a child psychiatrist and family therapist at BC Children's Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor at UBC. She is a passionate advocate for family and caregiver involvement in the mental health treatment of children and youth and the co-author of "What to Say to Kids When Nothing Seems to Work: A practical guide for parents and caregivers."