Of the all the factors that can make divorce harder than it already is, divorcing with teens is near the top of the list.

If you are the divorcing mom or dad of a teenage son or daughter, please join us to hear from two therapists known for their success with adolescents.


6:30 PM 

Barbara Rothberg, therapist and co-parenting coordinator, specializes in working out parenting solutions with high conflict couples. As a young divorcee and mother in the early 1970’s, she was an early adopter of joint custody, and continues to have a amicable partnership with her first husband

Emma Cooper-Serber is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience working directly with adolescents, adults, and families. In addition to her private practice, Emma works with individuals and groups at a busy downtown clinic, is an adjunct professor at the NYU Silver School of Social work, and has served prevoiusly as an adjunct professor at Columbia University School of Social Work.

Keren Ludwig is a graduate of Ackerman’s Clinical Externship Program, and has been a faculty member since 2010. At Ackerman, she teaches in the core curriculum, works with visiting international students, and provides consultation and training to community-based agencies. Keren is an editorial board member of the journal Social Work with Groups, where she has published extensively. She also teaches at the Columbia University School of Social Work and consults to the DREAM Charter School in East Harlem. Keren maintains a private practice in Brooklyn and Manhattan where she works directly with couples, families, and individuals, and provides clinical supervision to professionals.