Trauma and Divorce

Tamsin speaks to therapist Anna Jackson about handling trauma in divorce. She discusses some of the methods which can help to deal with and recover from trauma.

Anna has over 30 years experience as a therapist working in the field of mental health within the NHS and private sector. She is an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist and is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. She is also a qualified Occupational Therapist, Hypno-psychotherapist and EMDR therapist.

Anna understands the emotional complexities of a relationship breakdown and the enormous value that experienced support and therapy can provide in the process of recovery. She has lived experience of the divorce process and specific knowledge and skills in the following areas:

  • Narcissistic abuse
  • Coercive and controlling abuse
  • Anxiety and stress management
  • Self-Compassion
  • Assertiveness training
  • Self-esteem work
  • Loss
  • Low mood
  • Sleep issues
  • Trauma

Anna specialises in providing support and therapy for people experiencing and recovering from a relationship breakdown. In addition, Anna supports local domestic abuse services by offering free sessions to teach anxiety reducing skills to people who have escaped abusive relationships.

Tamsin is a Chartered Financial Planner with over 20 years experience. She works with couples and individuals who are at the end of a relationship and want agree how to divide their assets FAIRLY without a fight.

You can contact Tamsin at or arrange a free initial meeting using She is also part of the team running Facebook group Separation, Divorce and Dissolution UK

Tamsin Caine MSc., FPFS
Chartered Financial Planner
Smart Divorce Ltd

P.S. I am the co-author of “My Divorce Handbook – It’s What You Do Next That Counts”, written by divorce specialists and lawyers writing about their area of expertise to help walk you through the divorce process. You can buy it by scanning the QR code…

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