Bruce Derman

Bruce Derman

Bruce Derman Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who is committed to assisting couples move through the divorce process in a way that is constructive for the entire family. He uses divorce models that are uniquely designed for the moderate to high conflict couple. He comes to divorce work from his love in helping people resolve their conflicts and impasses, and his book, “We’d Have a Great Relationship if it Weren’t For You” reflects that passion. He is trained and experienced in divorce mediation, collaborative divorce, child custody, and divorce coaching, and he has helped many divorcing couples unhook themselves from the emotional turmoil of the adversarial divorce game so that they can end their marriages and “divorce with dignity”.

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Articles and Video:

Are You Really Ready for Divorce? The 8 Questions You Need to Ask (01/10/22)
This article outlines what couples need to do in order to consider and face the numerous dilemmas that are inherent in divorce.

Using The Aikido Philosophy With High Conflict Divorce (10/11/10)
Divorce is not an easy life passage in the best of circumstances, since it involves making crucial lifetime decisions about marriage, children, money and property at a time in which we all feel very vulnerable and fearful. Things become even more challenging when we add to the mix intense emotional agendas and personality disorders such as narcissistic, borderline and passive-aggressive, or an overall refusal to cooperate, trust, and participate.