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Career Counseling for Divorce Seattle - Pursuing Divorce | Jan Reha Counselor

The Integrated Divorce Process.

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0 – 30 Days - Pre-Divorce Planning - PREPARATION

Steps:
(1) Evaluate Client Needs
(2) Stabilize Client Situation
-Financial
-Psychological
-Physical
(3) Formulate Plan of Action
(4) May Refer to Mental Health
Counselor

14 – 45 Days - Phase I: DIVORCE INITIATION

Steps:
(1) Assemble Team of Experts
(2) Research and Collect Data
(3) Prepare Financial Affidavit
(4) File for Divorce
(5) Request Temporary
Maintenance
(6) Request Child Support
(7) Formulate Parenting Plan
(8) Address Housing Issues

1-1/2 – 9 Months - Phase II: ANALYSIS AND PLANNING

Steps:
(1) Value Assets
(2) Identify Liabilities
(3) Determine Community
and Separate Assets
(4) Begin Career…

The Changing World of Work

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OLD MINDSETS

Are you operating on the following beliefs?

• College degree guarantee jobs and a middle class lifestyle

• If I just work hard, I will be secure in my job, career

• If I do the “right thing” I will be given an opportunity

• Security equals benefits and compensation

• Taking risks lead to rejection

• I need a job with insurance benefits

• One, job one career


NEW MINDSETS

• Taking the initiative to make my college degree work for me

• Security depends upon my knowledge of political and economic trends tht impact industries

• I am in charge of promoting me inside an outside of the company

• I need to be open to risk taking, new ideas and innovation

• Security comes from the people I know—my network of contacts



Career Tips Seattle - Ways to cope with Stress During a Turbulent Job Market

WAYS TO COPE WITH STRESS DURING A TURBULENT JOB MARKET

During these turbulent times, fear naturally sets in and shapes our outlook.  Our anxiety causes us to generalize and pitching us into a dark, never ending pit of hopelessness. This is the time to engage in some nurturing, self-care practices.

Number 1:  Reach out to family and friends for support—let them help and support you.  Someday you will able to return the favor.  Remember when we ask to receive from others; we give them the gift of giving.

Number 2: Practice healthy activities including daily exercise—-walking is good and costs nothing and stimulate endorphins.  Walking with a friend is even better.

Number 3: Take warm baths or showers to soothe and relax your body.  Throw in some bubble bath and Epson salts which draw out tension stuck in your body.

Number 4: Develop a consistent schedule—go to sleep at the same hour each night, wake up at the same time, place your schedule…

Graduation, and Then What? - Jan Reha Featured on MSN

This week MSN featured me in an career article:

Graduation, and Then What?
Advice for the student about to enter an uncertain job market
By Nan Mooney

The article highlights how to approach the job market when you graduate from college during this recession. I am quoted - “If possible, start that job search while you are still in college,” she says. “That way you can take advantage of all the resources the school provides like internships, volunteer options and special projects.”

 



How to Make High College Costs Worth Your Investment - Advice from Seattle/Bellevue Career Counselor

Are you a student or planning to be a student in one of the Seattle, Bellevue, Kirkland, Bothell or Tacoma colleges?

You may have read the following report published in the New York Times on October 20, 2009 that states college costs continue to rise. 

According to the report the annual cost of college tuition and fees at four-year public colleges rose 6.5 percent from last year to $7,020.  Including room and board, the average total college cost is $15,213 for a year.

I am a career counselor in the Seattle and Bellevue area with over 30 years of experience helping people gain the best return on their college investment.  Currently, I am counseling several clients who are in different stages of career and educational planning. 

One of my clients is a 42 year old male who wants to have a specific career goal prior to returning to graduate school.  Another client is a young woman who recently graduated from college but has been unable to find a job that fit her educational background. Another of my client’s…

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"For more than 30 years I have been helping people open the doors to the work and careers that will give them the fulfilling life they desire. Career Discovery offers professional counseling for divorce, personal and corporate clients in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, Issaquah, and surrounding areas."

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