Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Honest Mamas Podcast

Supporting women emotionally & spiritually on the motherhood journey.
Three psychotherapists, moms, and friends share stories & interviews about pregnancy, fertility, parenting, motherhood and much more. The Honest Mama founders are Sophie Darch McEntee, LMFT, Melissa Divaris Thompson, LMFT and Claire R. Colaço, LMFT.

Podcast produced by Pete Bailey.

Jan 9, 2018

Welcome to episode twenty-three of the Honest Mamas Podcast. Today, Claire speaks to Alisa Jaffe Holleron about thriving as a divorced co-parent.


Alisa Jaffe Holleron is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Jane Addams School of Social Work, and her Bachelor’s degree from The University of Kansas. She has worked for several different agencies in her long career in social services and has worked with many different populations. In 2008, Alisa opened the Live Oak Center for Psychotherapy and Education in El Dorado Hills, California where she teaches her classes and sees divorced co-parenting couples, married couples and individuals.


What you’ll hear in this episode


  • How Alisa became involved in the field of divorce
  • Why divorce for children in their early teens can be particularly difficult
  • The need for co-parents to know what they really want to move forward
  • Letting go of things you can’t control
  • Understanding what your children really need
  • Learning to trust your ex-partner as they care for your child
  • Tapping into the full benefits of mindfulness
  • The potential for joy and positivity through this process