Divorce is challenging and often
overwhelming for those
who find themselves having
to negotiate a fractured
Through teaching and caring
support this program aims
to give participants an
understanding of the divorce
experience, provide a safe
place to process grief and loss
and find skills and courage
to rebuild. Participants will
commence the journey toward
renewed strength, finding
practical help and hope for
This program draws from
research and best practice
in the fields of psychology,
sociology, education and
It includes the life experiences and
reflections of those who have been through divorce.
The Courage to Begin
The aim of this session is to help participants
enter the program with confidence; that
God understands divorce – having been
through one Himself. The Arena of Healing is
introduced, giving participants insight into the
attitudes that will be necessary to see healing
growth and change.
Journeying Through Divorce
The aim of this session is assist the participant
to understand the stages of divorce and
identify where they are in their journey. It
explores the range of emotional responses
to divorce, looks at strategies for handling
conflict and encourages participants to accept
personal responsibility for growth.
Counting the Cost
This session addresses aspects of grief and
loss that surround the separation and divorce
experience. Participants are supported as
they explore the emotional and physiological
affects of grief. For some it will be the first
time they have spoken about the depth of
their pain. Support from the teaching and
others in the group will help participants learn
how to live proactively.
Rebuilding Your World
The experience of divorce is extremely damaging to the self. This session identifies the common human need for love, acceptance and value and provides life-changing insights.
The Challenge of Forgiveness
Forgiveness is a challenging but pivotal issue. Stories of the journey of others will encourage participants.
What About the Kids
This session focuses on family dynamics, the security of the child and provides practical tools and resources.
This session addresses commonly held misbeliefs about re-marriage, readiness for re-marriage, the covenant of marriage and other vital issues.