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2,933 people sought divorce counseling help in Pennsylvania in the last year

Discover how starting divorce counseling can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Starting Divorce counseling

What is Divorce counseling?

Thriveworks divorce counseling in Media, PA can help couples understand if they want to divorce or help them move forward post-divorce. Either way, it helps them navigate conflicts and/or tough conversations that pertain to their relationship and individual selves.

How does Divorce counseling work?

Divorce counseling at Thriveworks is tailored to each couple and the individuals that make up that couple. It works by offering…

  • Tools to work through conflicts and better manage negative feelings
  • Guidance in making the right decision if you're still in the process of considering divorce
  • Help with different stages of the divorce and separation process
  • A better understanding of what went wrong in the relationship
  • A third party perpsective that ensures both parties are heard

Is Divorce counseling conducted in person or online?

Divorce counseling at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does Divorce counseling last?

The amount of divorce counseling sessions will vary from one person to the next, depending on their specific needs. However, it typically lasts for several weeks or months.

Need more help deciding?

The ending of a relationship is often a very traumatic, stressful, and a emotionally overwhelming experience. It will affect all parties involved physically, mentally, as well as financially. For both partners the transition will be difficult and they will likely experience a wide range of emotions, such as guilt, sadness, fear, and loneliness. Along with dealing with the emotional aspect of the ending of the relationship both individuals also have to deal with the logistical aspects of the divorce; such as separating finances, selling of property, moving, etc. When children are involved the difficulties are compounded even further. To help with the transition couples will often seek therapy to obtain the support needed during this difficult transition.

How can Divorce counseling Help?

Divorce Counseling will help both parties in the relationship learn to better communicate effectively and civility during the divorce proceedings. The divorce process can become quite contentious and therapy will provide you with the ongoing support to better cope with it. Divorce counseling will also help you with the various feelings and emotions you will experience during the proceedings. It will help you better understand and navigate the stages of grief and will teach you the necessary coping skills needed to navigate this stage in your life. It will provide you with the toll and confidence needed to deal with the uncertainty that awaits as you cope with a loss of identity and learn to again live a rewarding and happy life. If children are involved in will help you to better able to communicate to them and better understand what is occurring and allow you to better support them through this difficult transition and minimize the sometimes devastating effects of a divorce.

What is Divorce Mediation?

Mediation can also be a helpful tool and is an alternative to the often difficult court proceedings involved in a divorce. During Mediation both parties can discuss custody rights, division of assets, and other issues. Mediation is often less time consuming and less costly than court proceedings and allows both parties to come upon a mutually agreed upon solution that allows all those involved to move forward in the least damaging way.

How do i know if i need divorce counseling?

Although some people can cope with the loss of their marriage on their own for some the divorce is often devastating and too overwhelming and the experience starts to affect their ability to function in various areas of their life. It is often an emotionally overwhelming, draining, and challenging experience that can lead to mental health issues or exacerbate already present issues. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms and you believe it is affecting your functioning you might benefit from divorce counseling and should consult with a therapist.

  1. Trouble Sleeping
  2. Feelings of hopelessness
  3. Loss of appetite
  4. Social Isolation
  5. Uncontrollable anger
  6. Feelings of depression
  7. Feelings of anxiety
  8. Suicidal thoughts
  9. Inability to function in various areas

Where can I get divorce counseling or mediation?

At Thriveworks, we can help you cope with this most difficult transition. We have trained and Licensed Psychologists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist to help you and your family better cope with this most difficult time and transition in your life.

We Accept Insurance!

We accept most major insurance plans and typically offer appointments within the first 24 hrs of your initial call. Insurance plans we accept include Blue Cross Blue Shield / Highmark, Magellan, Independence Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Keystone Health Plan East, Personal Choice, United Behavioral Health, Cigna, and Compsych.

Convenient Location!

We are conveniently located in Delaware County at 600 N Jackson Street Suite 300, Media, PA., 19063 and are accessible by public transportation via SEPTA Regional Rail, Trolley, and bus. We also offer free parking.

Call 610-808-9923 to schedule an appointment or fill out a contact form and we’ll call you!

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Media therapists and counselors accept 30 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • AmeriHealth

  • Amerihealth Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

  • Geisinger Health Plan

  • Geisinger Health Plan Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

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Self-pay costs at Media
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

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Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Read more Thriveworks helped me realize that I do believe people can change. I’m not the person I was three months ago, broken and fearful. I’m healthy and happy and for the first time being kind to myself. Thank you for giving me my life back.
Anonymous Thriveworks Client
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Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Media is located off of N Jackson St, and our building is in the center of Cooper St., W 6th St., W 7th St., and N Jackson St.

Phone number

(610) 557-1991

Languages spoken by PA providers

  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
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