SOM Pod 9/6/2019: Linda Hershman, marriage and family therapist, on “Gray Divorce”

On the 9/6/2019 episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast, the guest is Linda Hershman, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and author of the forthcoming book, Gray Divorce: A Guide for Professionals Working with Later-Life Breakups.

About the Guest

Linda Hershman is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and owner of the Couples and Family Wellness Center, located in suburban Philadelphia. She is an American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists nationally-approved supervisor, providing licensure supervision for post-graduate students.

Linda has special interest and expertise working with divorcing and divorce-questioning couples over age 50. She is certified in Discernment Counseling, a brief protocol to help couples decide whether to stay the course, move toward separation and divorce, or commit to intensive marriage counseling. More information at http://stayorgocounseling.com/.

Recently, Linda presented, “Gray Divorce: Splitting Up in Later-Life” at the International Family Therapy Association World Congress in Aberdeen, Scotland. She will be giving this presentation at the AAMFT national conference in Austin, Texas, and will appear on the AAMFT podcast as a pioneer in gray divorce. Her upcoming book, Gray Divorce: A Guide for Professionals Working with Later-Life Breakups, will be published in 2020.

About Rabbi Richard Address
Rabbi Richard F. Address, D.Min, is the Founder and Director of www.jewishsacredaging.com. Rabbi Address served for over three decades on staff of the Union for Reform Judaism; first as a Regional Director and then, beginning in 1997, as Founder and Director of the URJ’s Department of Jewish Family Concerns and served as a specialist and consultant for the North American Reform Movement in the areas of family related programming. Rabbi Address was ordained from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1972 and began his rabbinic career in Los Angeles congregations. He also served as a part time rabbi for Beth Hillel in Carmel, NJ while regional director and, after his URJ tenure, served as senior rabbi of Congregation M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill, NJ from 2011-2014.

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