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Allison Pescosolido, M.A
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Allison Pescosolido, M.A., founder of Divorce Detox®, is a Relationship Eoach with a Masters in Psychology. Allison has helped thousands of men and women transform their lives through major life transitions. She is frequently featured in the media (New York Times, CNN, Fox...) for her expertise on the subjects of relationships, breakups, marriage, divorce, dating and her unique treatment approach for divorce recovery. Her success in helping clients quickly identify, manage and overcome the specific challenges in relationships and divorce has led her to become the nation’s leading relationship expert. Whether single, married or divorced, you have the opportunity to learn valuable skills to restart your life.

Allison is proactively challenging and changing the stigma of divorce and relationships on a national level. She is dedicated to utilizing divorce and relationships as an opportunity for personal growth and a renewed life. The Divorce Detox proprietary programs transcend more traditional forms of treatment resulting in rehabilitating the spirit and increasing overall well-being in every aspect of life. Based in West Hollywood, California, Allison Pescosolido, M.A. offers relationship support (in person, by telephone and online) for anyone going through separation, divorce, a marriage crisis or relationship and dating issues.

Entries by Allison Pescosolido, M.A

Be My Last Minute Valentine

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 9:29 AM

Love is in the air, floating around in the form of cartoon cupids and crepe-paper hearts. Whether in a new relationship or seeking something special for your established relationship, Valentine's Day is a perfect opportunity to express love and gratitude.

This time of the year clients ask me questions...

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Divorce As a Teaching Tool

(4) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 3:23 PM

Parents are superheroes. You keep your children safe, protected and cared for every day. As parents and caregivers, you are capable of putting aside anything when it comes to the welfare of your children. Consider the mother who lifts a car to save her child trapped underneath or the father...

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Your iPhone Belongs to You, Not Your Ex

(2) Comments | Posted September 26, 2013 | 6:54 PM

The new iOS7 has thought of just about everything, including how to make divorce a little bit easier. With the "Block this Contact" feature, you can now get a temporary break from your pesky soon-to-be-ex who troubles you with annoying texts or phone calls.

You no longer need to be...

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Sleep During Divorce in 3 Peaceful Steps

(2) Comments | Posted June 27, 2013 | 4:03 PM


Sleep is one of our most precious resources, yet a good night's sleep can be hard to come by during divorce. Sleep helps to restore balance to the body and mind. It regulates chemical processes and produces melatonin, a chemical that helps...

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The Gray Divorce: Tips for Baby Boomers Experiencing Divorce

(7) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 6:52 PM


With longer life spans and increasing technology, there is still plenty of time for Baby Boomers to begin again and have a joyful life. Starting over after divorce, as many Boomers have discovered, offers the opportunity to create and have new...

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5 Tips for Co-Parenting After Divorce

(3) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 5:40 PM

Divorce affects the whole family. It causes parents to worry about children in ways they never thought they would. As the relationship between a couple change from souse to ex, so does the parenting relationship. Whether you agreed on parenting styles before separation or parenting was one of the primary...

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Divorcing Negative Views on Dating: 5 Tips for Dating After Divorce

(2) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 2:57 PM

Dating after separation or divorce can be exhilarating and fun, quite different than before you were married. You are now more mature and have greater life experiences than any other time in your life. Dating is an opportunity to ignite change in your life after divorce. Creating an open attitude...

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The Pitfalls of Looking Next: 5 Tips to Living Happily in Your Marriage

(0) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 12:19 PM

Looking to the next best thing is part of our American psyche. Perhaps it comes from that old push west and Manifest Destiny but we still see it today. Even I catch myself of looking next. Whether it's the newest blockbuster, fashion trend, job or relationship, we are all guilty...

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5 Common Divorce Mistakes

(7) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 12:05 PM

Let's face it, there is no life experience that affects our emotions more than divorce. Whether you chose to divorce or had that decision thrust upon you, the split can leave you with pain, confusion and low self esteem. These feelings are common, yet they can be overcome.

At Divorce...

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The Dogs And Cats Of Relationships: Are You Over-Reading The Signs?

(39) Comments | Posted March 29, 2013 | 12:12 PM

Fighting like cats and dogs can be one sign that a couple may be heading towards divorce. Often, couples get caught in the trap of over analyzing, misinterpreting and building resentments because of simple errors in communication. These errors lead to conflict, resentments and oftentimes contentious divorce. Men and women...

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