In The News

The Gores’ Separation Begs the Question: How Does Any Marriage Last a Lifetime? – by Jill Brooke, from The Huffington Post

As my colleague, Dr. Mark Banschick, author of The Intelligent Divorce wisely explains, “the person who is more selfish will think, I need to be happy, my marriage will make me happy or I will find another relationship that will make me happier.”

Control Freaks Like Madonna Have Hard Time Sharing Custody After Divorce – by Jill Brooke, from The Huffington Post

“Parents are entitled to a wide choice of parenting styles in a country as open as the United States,” says Dr. Mark Banschick, who runs the Intelligent Divorce program in Katonah, New York and is also a contributor to “They then have a choice: they can cooperate or confront.”

Don’t get caught in the Net – by Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, from The Jerusalem Post

The Internet, added Banschick, “is not the devil. It is a democratizing force that offers society a monumental step forward – like the printing press or the motor vehicle were over a century ago. It brings information and power to groups who are otherwise distant from centers of power.


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Psychology Today

Psychology Today


Debt debate’s dysfunctional marriage

The Huffington Post

Teenagers, Divorce and When (and When Not) to Medicate: Part Two
Teenagers, Divorce and When (and When Not) to Medicate

Mood Disorders in Teenagers
A Child Psychiatrist’s Philosophy on Medication
Teenagers, Bipolar Disorder, and Drugs
Divorce – Separation Anxiety Disorder
Taking Your Kids to the Movies – The Wizard of Oz, 1939
Divorce – Respecting the Intergenerational Boundary
Taking Your Kids to the Movies – Karate Kid, 1984 and 2010
Taking Your Kids to the Movies – Imagine That, 2009
Taking Your Kids to the Movies – ET, 1982
Movies – Divorce, Loss, and Kids
Divorce Can Be a Road Hazard
Divorce and Going to the Movies
Notes on Divorce and Dating
Divorce – Is Truth Always a Good Thing?
Divorce, ADHD and You
Al and Tipper Gore – Presidential Leadership
Al and Tipper Gore Present the Model Divorce

How to Talk to Your Kids When Your Ex Will Not Pay
Stepping Up for your Child
Schooling Your Ex: 3 Tips to Make Education His Priority
Secure Boundaries in Your Divorce
Visitation Pick Up: When Dad Is Late, Again