This is part of my series on What To Do When You First Need To See A Matrimonial Attorney It is important for you to decide immediately whether you and/or your children need to be placed in some type of therapy or therapeutic program. Many times people are not ready to deal with a divorce action and they need assistance from a trained professional. It is highly recommended that you and/or your children seek counseling immediately to ensure that all parties involved are getting the adequate professional services they need to be able to help them cope with the ramifications of divorce. There are always listings on the internet of local therapists/psychologists and psychiatrists and your initial interview with your matrimonial attorney should discuss these issues and you should seek recommendations of same. Moreover, some of this cost will likely be absorbed by your medical insurance carrier.