A Better Divorce Podcast

with Andrea Vacca

Welcome to A Better Divorce Podcast, where we have conversations about the emotional, financial, and legal issues that are on your mind or should be on your radar if your goal is to keep your divorce out of court. Hosted by Collaborative Divorce Attorney and Mediator Andrea Vacca, A Better Divorce Podcast brings expert advice to those contemplating divorce or in the middle of the process to help them have a better divorce experience with as little acrimony as possible so that they can create the best life possible for themselves on the other side of their marriage.

The Benefits of Non-Adversarial Divorce for Same-Sex and Non-Nuclear Families

June 11, 2024

  A Better Divorce Podcast with Andrea Vacca, Episode 43 In this episode of “A Better Divorce Podcast,” Andrea Vacca is joined by family law attorney and mediator, Diana Adams. Diana is the owner of boutique LGBTQIA family law & mediation practice Diana Adams Law & Mediation, PLLC, founded in…

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Navigating the Financial Nuances of Gray Divorce with Larry Heller

May 29, 2024

  A Better Divorce Podcast with Andrea Vacca, Episode 42 In this episode of A Better Divorce Podcast, Andrea Vacca is joined by Larry Heller, Certified Financial Planner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, and President of Heller Wealth Management, an independent, fee-based financial planning and investment advisory firm helping individuals, families,…

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Understanding Your Fears and Letting Go of Control with Sharon Pope

May 14, 2024

  A Better Divorce Podcast with Andrea Vacca, Episode 41 In this episode of A Better Divorce Podcast, Andrea Vacca is joined by Sharon Pope, Certified Master Life Coach and International Best-Selling Author on love and relationships. Sharon works with couples and individuals, helping them navigate the complexities of love…

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Helping Yourself and Your Children Deal With Change During and After Divorce with Dr. Risa Ryger

April 30, 2024

  In this episode of A Better Divorce Podcast, Andrea Vacca is joined by Dr. Risa Ryger. Dr. Ryger is a New York Clinical Psychologist, national and international speaker, and researcher with over 20 years of clinical experience. An expert in change, she guides and supports parents and families of…

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If You Want to Have a Better Divorce, Do Your Research with Ginny Poleman

April 16, 2024

  In this episode of A Better Divorce Podcast, Andrea Vacca is joined by Ginny Poleman, a writer, New York City tour guide, and owner of NYC Encounters. Ginny shares insights from her divorce journey, emphasizing the importance of preparation, self-advocacy, and leveraging resources. As a blogger for Better After…

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How to Find Your Voice and Change the Dynamic with Your Ex During Divorce with Beatty Cohan

April 1, 2024

In this episode of A Better Divorce Podcast, Andrea Vacca is joined by Beatty Cohan, a nationally recognized psychotherapist, sex therapist, author, national speaker, columnist and national radio and television expert guest.  Tune in to the episode to learn about: What Beatty tells couples who decide to get a divorce…

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How to Use Collaborative Divorce to Reduce Drama: Andrea Vacca on the Off the Fence Podcast

March 28, 2024

Divorce doesn’t have to be a battleground. I had a great conversation with Karen Covy, Divorce Attorney, Mediator, and Divorce Coach of Karen Covy Coaching on the Off the Fence Podcast about how the Collaborative Divorce team approach provides clients with more support while also dialing down the drama in…

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Should You Stay or Should You Go? A Conversation About Discernment Counseling with Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez

March 18, 2024

A Better Divorce Podcast with Andrea Vacca, Episode 37 Discover the role of Discernment Counseling in divorce with the latest episode of A Better Divorce Podcast featuring Kelley Hopkins-Alverez, LPC. Kelley is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in providing non-adversarial divorce support to divorcing partners, including Discernment Counseling, which…

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The Power of Community During Divorce with Elise Pettus

March 1, 2024

In this episode of A Better Divorce Podcast, Andrea Vacca is joined by Elise Pettus, Founder of UNtied, a community for women navigating divorce and life after. With an online community of almost 2,000 women, UNtied offers a nurturing, upbeat membership, meaningful education, and access to the best experts via…

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Tips For Divorcing a Narcissist with Wendy Behary

February 16, 2024

In this episode of A Better Divorce, Andrea Vacca is joined by Wendy Behary, author of Disarming the Narcissist and Founder and the Director of The Cognitive Therapy Center of New Jersey and The Schema Therapy Institutes of NJ-NYC and DC. Tune in to the episode to learn about: The…

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