Separation & Divorce Support

Please note: we are a bereavement support services organization, which means that our focus is grief due to the death of a loved one. However, we do recognize the significance of grief and loss in many areas of life, including separation and divorce.

Coping with Divorce


Regional & National Links article on coping with divorce/breakup
Article on divorce and self-care after a divorce.

Ongoing Separation & Divorce Group in Medford
Held at the Medford YMCA on Tuesdays from 7 – 9 pm.
Contact person: Frank Young at 541-821-2445.
Please call Frank first for more info before attending group.
Non-denominational; basic spiritual/religious orientation.
For adults only; no children/family component.

Jennifer Downs, private practice psychotherapist
Facilitates private (non-WinterSpring) separation and divorce support groups.
Also works as a private counselor/therapist (MA, LPC).
Has taken WinterSpring Bereavement Skills Training and has extensive experience with grief and loss. 8-week programs and private sessions.

“Psychology Today” online blog on divorce recovery by Susan Gadoua, LCSW.
Article from April 2010.

The Sharing Place
From their website:  “A collective of independent practitioners serving the Rogue Valley since 1989. We work with adults individually, in couples and in families… Some examples of what brings our clients to see us: Problems in relationships… Life transitions (eg, marriage, divorce … etc.”
(541) 779-2390
From their website:  “DivorceCare is a biblical, Christ-centered divorce support group ministry. Our resources help you equip a lay-led team for effective and ongoing divorce ministry at your church.”

Coping with Separation and Divorce
“Going through a separation or divorce can be very difficult, no matter the reason for it. It can turn your world upside down and make it hard to get through the work day and stay productive. But there are things you can do to get through this difficult adjustment.”