Use the following links for additional relationship management,
marriage and family, and separation and divorce information. Click a link
below or scroll down for all links:
If you are going through a divorce, you are not alone. Unhappily, about
half of all marriages nowadays end in divorce. The Divorce Central team
has developed this service to offer help, support, and information, and
to give you the opportunity to communicate with others who are in various
stages of decision-making, mourning, mediating, settling, litigating,
and just plain "dealing."
Divorce Online is an electronic resource for people involved in, or facing
the prospect of, divorce. Divorce Online provides free articles and information
on the financial, legal, psychological, real-estate, and other aspects
of divorce. Additionally, you can turn to the professional referral section
of Divorce Online to locate professional assistance near you.
The Family Support America promotes family support as the nationally recognized
movement to strengthen and support families and places the principles
of family support practice at the heart of every setting in which children
and families are present.
The problems are many in bringing up our children alone, contending with
the emotional conflicts of divorce, never-married, separation or widowhood.
PWP Inc. is the only international organization that provides real help
in the way of discussions, professional speakers, study groups, publications
and social activities for families and adults. Through the exchange of
ideas and companionship, we hope to further our common welfare and the
well-being of our children.
So many issues concerning our emotional well-being, whether they relate
to relationship difficulties, family concerns or more serious psychological
conditions are clouded by the problems of confusion and stigma. This site
has been designed to cut through these problems by providing easily accessible,
well written and timely health information that can be viewed from the
privacy of your home and office.
Their goal is to bring you substantive, easy-to-read and easy-to-understand
information about divorce. In addition to their own publications, they
offer selected books published by other independent publishers.
The Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education is an interest
group whose members are convinced that family breakdown can be reduced
through education and information. America's divorce rate has held steady
at an unacceptable 50% for thirty years. That's for first marriages. The
divorce rate is even higher for second and subsequent marriages—which
shows we don't learn from our mistakes. We learn through education.
This site is dedicated to providing resources to help couples who want
to stay together. We provide information about qualified marriage counseling
in the North Carolina area, as well as articles, other websites, books,
and workshops which offer the tools needed to create happy, lasting marriages.
This Directory will assist you in locating a marriage and family therapist
in your area. The listed therapists are Clinical Members of the American
Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. The directory provides information
on the therapist's office locations and availability, practice description,
education, professional licenses, health plan participation, achievements
and awards and languages spoken.
The Ackerman Institute for the Family is a not-for-profit agency devoted
to the treatment and study of families and to the training of family therapists.
One of the first training institutions in the United States committed
to promoting family functioning and family mental health, Ackerman is
dedicated to helping all families at all stages of family life.
The National Institute for Mental Health (NIMH) offers information for
the public about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses.
Included are brochures and information sheets, reports, press releases,
fact sheets, and other educational materials.
Parents Encouraging Parents (PEP) is a non-profit organization consisting
of parents and professionals concerned about the quality of family life.
Its purpose is to promote the health of families in all aspects: physical,
mental, social, and emotional; strengthen family structures; provide education
in health, safety and nutrition; increase parenting skills; prevent child
abuse and neglect; decrease future incidence of juvenile delinquency and
substance abuse; and provide a support system for parents.
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the
professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy.
They represent the professional interests of marriage and family therapists
throughout the United States, Canada and abroad. Since their founding
in 1942, the AAMFT has been involved with the problems, needs and changing
patterns of couples and family relationships. The association leads the
way to increasing understanding, research and education in the field of
marriage and family therapy, and ensuring that the public's needs are
met by trained practitioners. The AAMFT provides individuals with the
tools and resources they need to succeed as marriage and family therapists.
The American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists
(AASECT) is a not-for-profit, interdisciplinary professional organization.
In addition to sexuality educators, sex counselors and sex therapists,
AASECT members include physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists,
allied health professionals, clergy members, lawyers, sociologists, marriage
and family counselors and therapists, family planning specialists and
researchers, as well as students in relevant professional disciplines.
These individuals share an interest in promoting understanding of human
sexuality and healthy sexual behavior.
The American Bar Association (ABA) has extensive resources available to
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) was founded in 1963
to provide an interdisciplinary forum for the exchange of ideas and the
development of procedures to assist families in conflict; to encourage
the development of courts and court procedures emphasizing constructive
methods of dispute resolution; to develop and improve parent education,
mediation, custody evaluation and other processes to aid families in resolving
their disputes; and to protect the interests of children in relation to
all aspects of family law, child protection proceedings and other legal
actions affecting children.
The American Mental Health Counselors Association’s mission is to
enhance the profession of mental health counseling through licensing,
advocacy, education and professional development.
The American Counseling Association is a not-for-profit, professional
and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement
of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest
association exclusively representing professional counselors in various
The American Psychological Association (APA) offers this site to the public
with information about how therapy can help with life’s problems.
There are sections that address problems in the workplace, with family
and other relationships and through the connection of the mind and body.
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership
organization of professional social workers in the world. NASW works to
enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create
and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
The Psychotherapy Networker Magazine and Annual
Convention gives you a range of in-depth features, step-by-step case studies
and nuts-and-bolts descriptions of clinical methods to expand your clinical
repertoire, whatever your therapeutic specialty.
Online resource for books, videos, audio tapes/CDs and other materials
on related subjects.
Consumer Debt Counseling (CDC) and Consumer Credit Counseling Service-St.
Louis can help you to develop a debt repayment plan for your personal
unsecured debt, lower most of your monthly payments to your creditors,
reduce or eliminate late fees and over-the-limit fees, reduce calls from
bill collectors, set up a family budget and build a better financial future.
You may be considering alternatives such as filing bankruptcy or borrowing
against your home. For most people, there is a better way to get out of
The Philadelphia Child and Family Therapy Training
Center, Inc. was created as an outgrowth of the Family Therapy Training
Center founded in 1975 to offer training and research in family therapy
and developmentally-based approaches to child and adolescent behavioral
health issues. The Training Center's activities include on-site and off-site
programs of education, consultation, training and supervision in an integrative
ecosystemic structural approach to interventions with children, adolescents,
couples and families.
Register for a course now,
or for further information, please contact us.