Dr. Ellie Gottstein recognizes that divorce and separation are unfortunately part of many life courses. The goal in therapy is to help partners navigate the challenging experience while minimizing the amount of long term distress and discord. Dr. Gottstein emphasizes effective communication, processing intense emotions, and utilizing coping skills to help navigate this life transition. She employs a collaborative approach to exploring the transitional nature of separating and divorce. Sessions typically focus on understanding new norms and how to understand the new ways of interacting. Dr. Gottstein is committed to making this transition effective for all parties involved.