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A Divorce Program for Children 
Individual or Small  Group Sessions


A therapeutic and educational program designed for children coping with separation and divorce. The program is run by Dr. Peg Dunn-Snow,a Licensed & Certified Art Therapist and Mental Health Counselor and Exceptional Student Education Teacher.

Based on the popular children’s book by Laurene Krasny Brown and Marc Brown, Dinosaurs Divorce, A Guide for Changing Families, psycho-educational groups will be offered for children, at The Cadenza Center for Psychotherapy and the Arts.

This Art Therapy-based Program will run for 6 consecutive weeks. Children can participate in the program during individual sessions or small groups Each week, there will be a 75 minute session designed to cover specific issues/topics on how to deal with divorce, as outlined in the book. Weekly topics include:
Session 1: Why Parents Divorce
Session 2: What About You? Children Have Feelings Too
Session 3: Having Two Homes
Session 4: Celebrating Birthdays and Holidays
Session 5: Telling Your Friends
Session 6: When Parents Date and Remarry

Upon completion of the program, each child will have created their own unique illustrated book about their experience with divorce.

Dr. Peg Dunn-Snow is a licensed Art Therapist and Mental Health Counselor, and holds a Florida teaching certificate that includes exceptional student education, elementary education, art education, remedial reading, and school guidance. Throughout her career in both the Broward and Miami-Dade Public School systems and in private practice, Dr. Dunn-Snow has worked with children with a variety of presenting problems. A benefit to all children, art therapy helps facilitate sensory awareness, communication, a sense of self, a connection to the environment, and relationships with others.

For additional information about this psycho-educational program for children of divorce or other art therapy services please contact Dr. Dunn Snow at dr.pegdunnsnow@arttherapyforchildren.com to schedule a 30 minute complimentary session with your child.