Breaking Upwards

How to make divorce a positive thing

by Charlotte Friedman

  • Published: 08 Feb 2018
  • Price: £8.99
  • Format: B Format Paperback
  • Extent: 176p
  • ISBN: 978-1-78072-3464
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How long before I get over this divorce?

How do I tell the children?

Will I ever be able to cope with the new partner in my ex’s life?

In Breaking Upwards, these questions and more are answered by Charlotte Friedman, a former family law barrister who decided to move from the courtroom to the therapist’s chair in order to try and change the way we handle divorce. 

Building on case studies and Friedman’s own years of professional experience, this book is designed to guide you through, from separation to renewal, and give you the know-how and confidence to create a genuinely positive new story.


About Charlotte Friedman

Charlotte Friedman is a psychotherapist working in Central London. Having previously worked for 25 years as a barrister specialising in divorce and separation, she then became a family therapist, seeing many couples and individuals going through divorce and separation. She has seen divorce from both the legal and therapy perspective.  Often appearing on TV and radio, she also presents workshops and seminars for several firms including Bank of America, Ernst and Young and Deutsche Bank, helping their employees to cope with their relationship break ups.