The Effect of Divorce on Children

The divorce rate stands at 50%, effecting more than 1 million children in the US each year. The counselors at Discovery Counseling note a cultural change in the attitude toward divorce, and the factors effecting children involved in a divorce.

Child development patterns and developmental theories, while helpful in counseling, must be viewed within the changing circumstances of society. For example, Freud first published his theories in the early 1900