Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are traumatic events in a child’s life. This trauma can include physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, physical or emotional neglect, domestic violence, parental mental illness, parental substance abuse, an incarcerated household member, and divorce. ACEs significantly reprogram the stress-response system and affect the neurological processes of […]
Children are oftentimes the victims in high conflict divorce. In the United States, nearly half of all marriages end in divorce. This figure does not include the breakup of unmarried parents or “paternity” cases. Divorce may seem rather commonplace in today’s world; however, a dissolution of marriage is recognized as one of […]
5 Keys to Preparing for a Successful Mediation Often parties don’t know what to expect when heading into mediation. Whether your mediation is scheduled in person or attending a virtual mediation, take time to do some homework. This could make the difference between resolution and impasse! Understand the mediation process. Mediation is a consensual or […]
Our family relationships create a template upon which our experiences, thoughts and values are embedded. 𝑀𝑦 𝑝𝑟𝑖𝑚𝑎𝑟𝑦 𝑔𝑜𝑎𝑙 𝑎𝑠 𝑎 𝑐𝑜𝑎𝑐ℎ is to assist individuals and families to increase their level of differentiation of self. Essentially, this means to foster emotional connection while at the same time, respecting differences and allowing all family members to […]
Life isn’t always fair. A compassionate, experienced life coach helps establish balance and clarity for people and teams to work smarter to attain their goals and achieve success.
New spouses, ex-spouses, ex-spouse’s new spouse … it all gets very complicated. Everyone needs to learn to join forces to raise healthy, happy children. The sooner this happens, the better. Through family mediation, all parties learn how to communicate and respect each other to create the best, loving environment for the children.