I’m pleased to say that this article recently appeared in The BC Psychologist, Spring 2018. The purpose of this article is to invite B.C. psychologists to explore and get involved in the rapidly evolving domain of Integrated Divorce Services. This term refers to the many ways in which psychologists, legal professionals, and financial professionals are now […]
Life, Relationship and Family in Complex Times
My deep passion is engaging with people to meet life, family and relationship challenges with compassion, respect and opportunities to learn and grow.
Experience and compassion for individuals, couples and families
Life can be complex. I bring over 30 years of learning and clinical practice to resolving relationship or family struggles, parenting problems, stepfamily tensions, intergenerational challenges, and planning wills and estates.
Consensual Separation and Divorce
Many couples work together toward shared goals for the family post separation. I provide traditional, innovative and interdisciplinary services to support working together toward safe and stable resolutions to separation/divorce tasks.
High-Conflict Divorce Solutions
For some it is very difficult to restructure the family; sometimes court is involved. Independently and within interdisciplinary teams, I work to stabilize the family environment, protect the children and improve communication.
Over the years that I have been working with individuals, couple and families I have developed a special focus in what is often called ‘marital transitions’; that is everything from separation and divorce through to remarriage and stepfamily development. I have found that good ideas are very useful for the public as well as for professionals. I have enjoyed writing articles for public education publications, professional publications and peer reviewed academic journals. SEE ALL PUBLICATIONS
Working to Define and Locate the Collaborative Divorce Coach
Collaborative Divorce Coaching; Working Toward A definition and Theoretical Location for the Family Therapist
The Power of Parents as Debriefers
As a psychologist and licensed marriage and family therapist (AAMFT), I include working as a Collaborative Divorce Coach and a Collaborative Child Specialist in my Practice.