Emotional Support for your Massachusetts Divorce

Experiencing a Massachusetts divorce isn’t easy.  Besides locating your Massachusetts divorce lawyer or Massachusetts divorce mediator, you may benefit from some additional emotional support, which can come from a therapist or a divorce coach.   Although different roles, both have their place to help you through the process with as little stress as possible.   For information about divorce coaching, please click here.

You may also want to read our blog post on selecting the right psychotherapist.


The following organizations maintain lists of clinicians: social workers, psychologists, and counselors who practice in your area. By contacting them, you will also be able to find providers who have specialized skills in working with clients undergoing issues similar to those you may be encountering.

  • Social Work Therapy Referral Service:  617.720.2828
  • Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy:  nsgp.com
  • American Psychological Association: apa.org

Another way to locate a mental health professional is to check with your health insurer:


Books on Relationships

1.    The Relationship Cure – John Gottman

2.    The Realtionship Handbook – George Pransky

3.    Uncoupling – Diane Vaughn

4.    Why Can’t You Read My Mind?  –  Jeffrey Bernstein

5.   Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: And How You Can Make Yours Last – John Gottman

6.    Seven Principles fro Making Marriage Work – John Gottman

7. Too Good to Leave, Too Bad to Stay: A Step-by-Step Guide to Help You Decide Whether to Stay In or Get Out of Your Relationship –Mira Kirshenbaum

8.   He’s History, You’re Not: Surviving Divorce After 40 – Erica Manfred & Tina Tessina, PhD.

9. Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life – Abigail Trafford

Are there other books you would like us to add that you have found helpful?   Please send your suggestions to ccunnally@divorcecollaborative.com