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Your search for Collaborative professionals, including family law lawyers, financial professionals, and family specialists, ends here

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.

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    Leslie Pearson MC, R.Psych

    Leslie specializes in working with children and adolescents. Leslie is currently completing her play therapy certification and has completed all of the educational requirements through the Canadian Association of Play Therapy (CAPT). She also has training in other creative approaches, such as sandplay, that she uses with all age groups. Leslie has training in Animal Assisted Play Therapy (AAPT) and works with Carl the Labradoodle on a part time basis.…

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    Dr. Greg Pickering Ph.D.

    Mental health professional/coach

    I am one of the 6 first trained CFL professionals in Edmonton and have been involved for about 16 years as a Divorce Coach and a Child Specialist.  Outside of the CFL work, I also specialize in the area of Separation and Divorce by doing a variety of other work.  This includes mediation of child and parenting matters, Practice Note 7 work.…

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    Shannon K.C. Prithipaul

    I was a criminal defence litigator for 15 years before I started my collaborative practice in family law. While definitely not trial-shy, I am firmly convinced that court is not the best place to solve family law disputes. Children, parents, grandparents all may suffer harm when the couple’s dispute is not handled with sensitivity, respect and compassion.…

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    Tim Perry

    Family lawyer

    Tim Perry has been a member of the Law Society of Alberta since 1987. He has practiced family law his entire career. He currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Association of Collaborative Professionals (Edmonton). He has been actively practicing collaborative law since 2002.

    Tim has helped numerous clients successfully resolve the issues surrounding their divorce by applying his training and experience as a certified collaborative lawyer.…

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    Katherine Palmer

    Katherine is a lawyer, mediator, Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer and Partner at Strathcona Law Group LLP. Katherine obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Alberta in 2009, where she was awarded the Horace Harvey Medal as the student with the highest GPA in her graduating class.

    Katherine originally practiced with a large regional law firm in Edmonton before making the transition into the practice of family law with Strathcona Law Group in 2013.

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    Wendy M. Phillips-Berard

    Family lawyer

    I assist people with many of the day-to-day legal issues facing families, including transitioning through a separation, planning for death or incapacity, and purchasing and selling family homes. I am very interested in helping people sort through the confusion and uncertainty around a major life change, in educating them about their legal rights and obligations and supporting them in finding a new path forward.…

     

    

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    Edmonton and area Collaborative Practice News and Information

    Podcast: What is Collaborative Practice?

    Deanna Koebernick | June 25, 2019

    In early June 2019, I had the pleasure of participating in a podcast interview with Catherine Potter to discuss the concepts of Collaborative Practice.

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    Comfort in Finances

    Holly Brady | June 21, 2019

    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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    You are a person first – by Anna Priemaza

    ds_info | June 7, 2017

    The legal system is not designed for you, the individual. It’s designed for society as a whole.

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