Transitional Insights :: From Ex-Wife to Exceptional Life

Divorce Support Groups and Individual Therapy for Women, Portland, Oregon

Transitional Insights is dedicated to supporting and empowering women as they contemplate or move through divorce and beyond; or as they decide to remain in their relationships.

Whether you are the initiator of the divorce or do not want the divorce, you will learn from others’ experiences how they are coping and healing. Our topics and suggested readings will help you understand how you got where you are in your relationship and how to avoid certain patterns in the future. 

We focus on healing through mind, body, and spirit

Our Divorce Support Group Topics Include:

  • Denial
    (keeps hope alive; holds off devastation)  
  • Bargaining
    (“If I do… then maybe he will…”)
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Stress Management/Self-care  
  • Letting Go of Blame and Anger  
  • Don’t Believe Everything You Think
  • Finding Your Voice
  • Decision Making
  • Acceptance of the Losses
  • Leaving Loneliness
  • Developing a Support System
  • Resources

Suggested Reading

See our reading recommendations on literature that will help you deal with a troubled relationship, various stages of the divorce process or how to bounce back from a past relationship.

Contact us

Transitional Insights is located at a lovely creek side setting in Lake Oswego.
For more information call Joan Hardy at 503-317-5952 or email Joan at

Meet the Facilitator:
Joan HardyJoan Hardy, Licensed Professional Counselor, has been a therapist, educator and group facilitator for 23 years.

She specializes in divorce, life transitions, and relationships.  She will share information and facilitate personal growth, connections, and support with warmth, depth and caring.