Divorce Counselling

Divorce Counselling in London

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Divorce Counselling in London

Acrimonious separations and divorces can be emotionally, relationally and financially shattering. 

Leone Centre separation and divorce counselling supports individuals and couples who are considering the possibility of separating and those who are dealing with the immediate aftermath of a relationship break up or divorce. With just under half of UK marriages ending in disunion, counselling is helpful for understanding, processing, grieving and supporting people who want a respectful ending so that they can move on with their lives.

Is it possible to have a successful divorce?

Although divorce and splitting up is not uncommon, it is inevitably a process that can trigger heightened anxiety, insecurities, resentment, sadness and grieving but also a sense of relief. During the process of separation and relationship breakup, stress can be experienced at an emotional, psychological, legal and financial level – a divorcing couple has a lot to juggle with as their vision and landscape changes permanently.

The enormity and significance of a positive separation cannot be underestimated holding in mind that parenting can also become a core contentious area and a new context to manage.

Divorce Counselling Services

Our counselling and separation services provide support and guidance to individuals and couples who are considering a separation or who are in the process of a divorce. Our one to one and couples counsellors in London can support you whilst you are going through the legal and logistical aspects of the process, as well as the more personal and existential issues associated with separation.

The sole aim of our counselling sessions is to help the couple adjust to their new and separate lives, while also letting them digest any negative after-effects they might experience as a result of their divorce.

How To End A Marriage With Grace And Respect

Divorce Counselling session with pensive look on woman's face

At Leone Centre, we understand that no-one takes the decision to divorce or separate lightly; such a choice often involves a high degree of pain, confusion, anger and anxiety.

In our culture, we tend to view divorce and separation as a failure. Longevity is seen as the ultimate indicator of marital achievement; however, plenty of people who have stayed in relationships that did not work have inevitably been miserable.

Leone Centre’s divorce counselling services in London could help:

  • Preventing additional emotional distress that never-ending legal battles and loss of financial resources will cause.
  • Saving on the legal costs of a harsh divorce and settlement process.
  • Co-parenting keeping being focused on the children rather than entangled in difficult parental dynamics or resentment
  • When a relationship has run its course to an ending with dignity and integrity
  • Couples to successfully breaking up
  • Developing coping skills for life after divorce

Divorce Counselling at Leone Centre

Separation occurs for different reasons and brings up a number of different issues.

Counselling at Leone Centre could help with:

  • Fighting and anger
  • Dependence vs. independence
  • Infidelity and betrayal
  • Coping with loss
  • Children, dependencies and fertility 

Divorce counselling offers separating couples a great opportunity to make sense of their situation and put the problems and challenges that might have occurred during their marriage behind them. All of our London Divorce counsellors at Leone Centre are fully qualified and registered with a professional qualifying body to ensure they are the most effective people to be helping you.

Each of our therapists has a solid basis of traditional training, are inspired by new ideas, perspectives and modalities, all of which feed their individual and collective thinking, healing and evolution.

We love what we do; we approach our work in the spirit of service and share the vision of living more consciously, which is why we’re the perfect candidates to help with your separation.  

Individuals 1:1 Divorce Counselling 

Separation can be a very lonely process, especially if you and your former partner are no longer on speaking terms. Leone Centre offers individual counselling and psychotherapy.

Our individual 1:1 counselling sessions can help you to work past the issues that you may be experiencing as a direct result of your separation, whether you’re feeling isolated now that your former spouse has left the family home, are now a single parent, or envisage starting a new relationship.

LGBTQI+ Divorce Counselling

All of our LGBTQI+ divorce therapists can work with you to support you through process. Helping you work through your emotions and dynamics to achieve the outcome you want, our therapists are well experienced working with diversity, divorce and conflict resolution.

Divorce Counselling FAQs

My wife has moved out with our children. She wants to separate, and I want to try to make our relationship work. Can you help?

Yes. How the couple decide to go forward with their relationship – together or apart – we hold them as individuals and as a married couple in mind, and most importantly the best interest of the children.

Divorce and separation can easily spiral into chaos as both people in the couple are overwhelmed by often a complexity of feelings and emotions. Therapy will encourage couples to address the emotional and practical aspect of separation as well as their willingness of trying to find a way ahead staying together as a couple.

Leone Centre experienced therapists can also provide individual support to someone going through a divorce, separation or breakup.

Can divorce counselling help us before we involve divorce lawyers?

Yes. Going through a divorce can be a difficult time for both parties and can often result in bitter disputes and disagreements. Divorce therapy can support a couple going through a divorce working towards an amicable ending without the need of unnecessary divorce expenses and the anxiety of engaging in a bitter legal battle.

It is getting very messy and emotional. Can you help us to separate and remain close for the sake of the children?

Yes. Understandably, going through a breakup can be an extremely strenuous time for any individual and their mental health. Creating a solid frame for co-parenting is very important in a process of separation making sure that communication is clear and respectful of the needs of all.

Divorce counselling support either individuals or for couples and can be big step towards moving on from a relationship with the support of a therapist.


Talk with a Therapist

Taking the decision to start counselling or therapy can feel like a big step and there is often some apprehension about the process and how it works. All of the Leone Centre counsellors and therapists are experienced, accredited and highly professional.

At the Leone Centre we can help you to choose a therapist, book your appointment and explain the process. Alternatively, if you are ready to get started, you can book directly.

If you do feel like you need some help and support, Leone Centre counsellors and therapists are available 7 days a week. Call us on 020 3930 1007.

We can offer in-person appointments at our head office in Fulham and Kensington. We also service Victoria, Putney, Chelsea, Wimbledon, Knightsbridge, Mayfair, and City of London.

In addition, we offer Online Counselling wherever in the world you are located, should this better fit around your existing commitments or if you are not able to attend an in-person appointment.