Workshops For Women

Our “Women’s Divorce Workshops” are for women who are contemplating or just starting the divorce process. During these half-day programs you will hear presentations from divorce professionals and have an opportunity to ask questions for additional information. You will learn about legal issues and the general legal process, coping emotionally with divorce, important financial issues and options for the divorce process including Collaborative Practice and Mediation.

In addition to these Saturday half-day workshops, the WDRC offers 90 minute Special Topic workshops throughout the year on a variety of topics of interest to women who are considering, in the process of, or post-divorce.

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2017 Schedule and Registration

NOTE: This schedule is accurate as of November 13th, 2017 but is subject to change. Please check back here to confirm dates and topics.

Divorce Transitions Empowerment Support Group

This program is meant for women during and post-divorce. We will be working on emotion, financial and family issues related to divorce and creating support to assist with successful transitions in all of these important life areas. We will be using a combination education, art therapy, journaling, meditation and other holistic tools to guide you on the path of discovery and healing.

5 or 6 week program- Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6th, Nov. 13th, Nov 20th, Nov. 27th from 6-8pm
(Week of Nov. 20th for women with minor children)
$120 for all 6 weeks, $100 for 5 week program (for women without minor children)


This event is limited to 8 participants.  For more information or to register click the button below. This event is now full! Thank you for your interest and we hope to see you for the next one!

Special Topics

These seminars are hosted on the Mondays evenings listed below from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.


Dec 4 – “How to Handle a Narcissistic Ex

Maria Zhitkov. MA, LPC, NCC. will be discussing how to effectively manage chronic post-divorce related conflicts.

  • – unstanding how narsissts think
  • – how to communicate with a narsisst
  • – how to co-parent with a narsisstic ex
  • There is no charge for the Special Events workshops thanks to the generous support of our sponsors.

    Women’s Divorce Workshops

    These workshops are held on Saturdays listed below from 8:30am to 12:30pm.

    Stay tuned for our next events! We’ll update you as soon as we have more information.

    These workshops are educational forums presented by an attorney, divorce financial planner, therapist and mediator / collaborative attorney to help you navigate through the legal, financial and emotional aspects of divorce.

    The fee for these workshops are $30 using advance registration here on the site and $40 at the door. Limited scholarship funds may be available. Contact us for more information.

    All of our events will now be held at the Shehive in their new location.

    The address for Shehive is:
    2505 Hilton Road, Ste 107
    Ferndale, MI 48220

    There is no charge for the Special Events workshops thanks to the generous support of our sponsors.