This directory of Collaborative professionals in Edmonton and area provides the quickest and easiest way to find the qualified professionals you need to obtain a divorce or separation without going to court and needing to deal with all the associated costs and stress.
No two people will need the same support — you may need a collaboratively trained divorce lawyer and a financial planner, another couple may need a mental health therapist for counselling services and a collaborative divorce coach. Yet another couple may just need a family law lawyer who knows how to help a couple through a collaborative divorce.
You have multiple search options (All, Family Lawyers, Financial Professionals, Family Specialists). You can also search by Postal Code if you are interested in “finding a Collaborative Professional in my area”, or by name and keyword.
Understanding that strong emotions are involved, Stephanie Dobson helps clients view separation and divorce in perspective to move through the process more smoothly. Stephanie believes that framing divorce as a transition and not an end in itself enables clients to take an active role in making important decisions. By shifting emphasis to the future, she assists clients in defusing conflict, working through issues in a less volatile way, and achieving resolution sooner.…
Registered Psychologist: I am a registered psychologist with over 20 years of experience counseling and assessing children, adults and families.
Collaborative Divorce: I have for several years acted as a Divorce Coach or Child/Family Specialist on collaborative teams. It is very rewarding to help separating individuals and their children navigate this challenging transition better prepared to live their lives well.…
M.A., LL.B., Ph.D., CLP, PC, Cert. EM
Practice governed by kindness and compassion
Over 25 years of experience
Fluent in 3 languages
After many years of practice I became deeply disillusioned with the adversarial process which I view as ineffective, expensive and failing to respond to the idiosyncrasy of family conflict.
My passion for peacemaking has taken me to teach and present on collaborative law in Spain, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Uruguay and Panama and I will continue to promote this model of dispute resolution as more effective and less costly but most importantly best suited for family disputes.…
Mark was born in Australia, to Canadian parents looking for adventure. The family moved back to Canada shortly thereafter, settling in Southern Alberta. In 1991 Mark moved to Edmonton, where he has resided ever since. He is an avid sports enthusiast who participated in many sports as a youth. He continues to play hockey and slo-pitch. …
Kathy is a bilingual (English/French) lawyer who is passionate about collaborative law and helping families. She knows that collaborative divorce is often less stressful than the court system, and children are better protected from conflict. Understanding people, their families, and personal circumstances plays an integral role in all aspects of her practice. With a strong background in customer service and business, and driven by a strong desire to help people, Kathy understands the importance of client engagement, open communication and accountability.…
Lawyer, Mediator, RCFL
Sarah Dargatz is a partner at Latitude Family Law LLP and practices exclusively in the area of family law. She graduated from the University of Alberta Law School in 2008 and was called to the Alberta bar in July 2009. She practiced at the Family Law Office, a program of Legal Aid Alberta, from 2010 to 2017. …
In early June 2019, I had the pleasure of participating in a podcast interview with Catherine Potter to discuss the concepts of Collaborative Practice.
The word finance evokes so many emotions in people that it can stop you in your tracks. Add in the word divorce and it becomes debilitating to a lot of people. The basic fear of not knowing what the end result will be can create more havoc, conflict, time loss, and ultimately, higher costs to reach a resolution.
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