A Becoming Divorce is a holistic approach to divorce that empowers you to tackle anything that may come up during your divorce: from legal to financial and everything in between, we’ve got you covered!


After practicing family law for over 14 years, Claire understands you may want or need additional support during your divorce.  Claire’s Curated Community (link) is a carefully selected group of the best coaches, health and wellness experts and other professionals dedicated to supporting you through this transition.  Claire and her team of experts regularly post helpful insights and inspirational support on Instagram and Facebook.  Claire has also created a list of additional resources below to provide you with the tips, strategies, and encouragement you may need on a daily (and sometimes hourly!) basis, no matter what stage you are in.


We know that when you are fully supported, you can make important decisions for you and your family from a place of strength.  You can reorganize, restructure, and redefine your family with dignity and grace.  You can have A Becoming Divorce.

Essential Books


Better Apart by Gabrielle Hartley

“Potent, accessible tools for your family and your future.” -- Gwyneth Paltrow, New York Times Bestselling Author and Founder of GOOP


One Happy Divorce by Jennifer Hurvitz

"Guys want to have a beer with her; Girls, a glass of wine. But no matter the drink of choice, everyone gathers to hear Weintraub's take on dating and relationships. She conveys it all with humor, truth and self-deprecation in a way we can all relate. Cheers!"-- Brad Jayne, Film director/ producer


Be Powerful by Liz Hilliard

Be Powerful: Find Your Strength at Any Age'' is a must read for anyone who wants to discover their inner power and become stronger, more fit and healthy.” -- The Design Connector


Overcoming Ordinary Obstacles by Nesha Pai

“Nesha captures so eloquently a very vulnerable viewpoint of her journey as a first-generation American woman growing up in the South. She shows us that it is possible to experience ordinary obstacles and turn them into something extraordinary.” -- Leonard Wheeler, entrepreneur, author, corporate consultant, and former NFL player


A Return To Love by Marianne Williamson

“Marianne Williamson’s book is a classic. She reveals, with elegant simplicity, that love is not a mere sentiment of emotion, but the ultimate truth at the heart of creation.” -- Deepak Chopra, M.D.


Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle

"Provocative... I adore her honesty, her vulnerability, and her no-nonsense wisdom, and I know you will, too." ― Oprah Winfrey


It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst unveils her heart amid shattering circumstances and shows readers how to live assured when life doesn't turn out like they expected.


Spirit Junkie by Gabrielle Bernstein

“A decade ago, young women like Ms. Bernstein might have been expected to chase the lifestyle of high heels and pink drinks. . . . But now there is a new role model for New York’s former Carrie Bradshaws . . . well versed in self-help and New Age spirituality . . . Ms. Bernstein is one of a circle of such figures, influenced less by the oeuvre of Candace Bushnell than that of Marianne Williamson.” -- The New York Times


Rising Strong by Brené Brown

“[Brené Brown’s] research and work have given us a new vocabulary, a way to talk with each other about the ideas and feelings and fears we’ve all had but haven’t quite known how to articulate. . . . Brené empowers us each to be a little more courageous.” -- The Huffington Post

Essential Podcasts


The Divorce & Beyond Podcast

A fresh and inspiring divorce podcast from a voice you can trust!


Dear Gabby with Gabrielle Bernstein

Dear Gabby is a weekly show where she offers real-time coaching, straight talk and BIG LOVE. Episodes include unscripted Q&A sessions where she coaches listeners through life-changing transformations, plus free-flowing conversations about personal growth and spirituality with unique and inspiring guests.


Super Soul Sunday

Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with Super Soul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts


Unlocking Us with Brené Brown

Brené Brown unpacks and explores the ideas, stories, experiences, books, films, and music that reflect the universal experiences of being human, from the bravest moments to the most brokenhearted.


Hilliard Studio Podcast

Hilliard Studio Podcast is your source for staying connected with everything in the Hilliard Studio Method world. Stay fit and fun with us while social distancing responsibly! Hosts Liz Hilliard and Lee Kennelly created this podcast to bring out what's real in our lives, not just at HSM. Expect healthy living tips, workouts, candid conversations, and much more.

Essential Films


Amazing documentary that shows effects of divorce on children. Almost half the children in the U.S. will experience their parent’s separation before the age of 16 — more than any other country in the western world. This one of a kind documentary features 12 brave and wise kids speaking honestly and openly about how it feels when parents split.