The Intelligent Divorce: Saving Children, Money and Heartache


Kate Marlow Ascot Media Group

Release Date

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Katonah, NY, May 2, 2017 ― Divorce happens. In fact, it will happen to more than 2 million people this year in the United States. Whether it's a celebrity divorce like Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, a sister, a brother or a best friend, millions more are affected as well. We all know someone going through divorce.

Divorce is also expensive, and can cost children in more ways than one. They didn't ask for this, and need to be protected.

Mark Banschick, M.D., a child psychiatrist, author, and an expert witness in custody disputes, has observed what happens when divorce goes wrong. So he chose to offer parents a better way ― an "INTELLIGENT" way ― to divorce.

It is a refreshing and dignified approach that can change a child's life.

Dr. Banschick created The Intelligent Divorce Course as an online, self-paced program to help parents keep the needs of their children paramount as they navigate through the complex issues of divorce and into the new dynamics that lie ahead.

The program features eight, research-based modules, complete with actors and animation, to help parents make smarter decisions and avoid common divorce-related mistakes that can be costly emotionally – and in the pocketbook. The ultimate goal is to give children a better chance of emerging from the divorce happy and well-adjusted, and give parents tools to deal constructively with their new life – and new ex.

A free download of the mini-book, The Intelligent Divorce, with crucial pointers such as how to tell the kids about the divorce and a Child's Bill of Rights, is available for those who want to learn more. Doctor Banschick also shares his expert advice and insights regularly through podcasts and through his widely read Intelligent Divorce blog on

Divorce is here to stay, and when done with forethought and intelligence, many children nationwide can be spared unnecessary heartache.

Mark Banschick, M.D., is a child psychiatrist with specialty training from Georgetown University and New York-Presbyterian Hospitals. Banschick has taught clergy at the graduate level and regularly trains mental health professionals in the treatment of at-risk families. He is available for talks and seminars.

He is also the author of the books: The Intelligent Divorce: Taking Care of Your Children, and The Intelligent Divorce: Taking Care of Yourself.

For more information on Banschick and the divorce course, please visit To hear his podcasts, please visit, or to download the free e-book, visit

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