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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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    Mr Paul Govenlock

    Collaborative Family Lawyer

    Meet Paul Govenlock, a Collaborative Family Lawyer with an expertise in Interest Based Negotiations and a strong interest in understanding human stories and problem solving complex issues.

    Paul is a regular guy with a strong sense for equity, fairness and the central issues that matter most in his clients’ lives. His commitment to minimizing the emotional, social and economic consequences of divorce ensures that his clients’ needs are prioritized from the very first meeting to the last.…

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    Daryn S. Hobal CBV, CFP, CIM, AACI, P.App.

    Daryn is a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV), A Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a licensed Commercial Real Estate Appraiser and holds the designation of Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) through The Canadian Securities Institute.  Daryn has been providing business valuations and related advisory services since 2003.  In addition to providing business valuations, Daryn has appraised a wide variety of commercial real estate for financial institutions, the legal community, municipalities, real estate developers and property owners and holds the AACI designation through the Appraisal Institute of Canada.…

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    Linda L. Long Q.C.

    Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer

    Linda Long, Q.C. provides full-service collaborative divorce and mediation services, as well as offering family law consultations, assistance with negotiations, and divorce and family law coaching services for self represented clients who may not wish to retain legal counsel for all aspects of their cases. Her 32 years of combined legal and mediation experience, delivered by Linda with a practical, respectful and down to earth approach,  provides clients with confidence that their difficult matters are in good hands.…

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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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    Agnes Leung CPA, CA, CBV

    Financial professional

    Mrs. Leung is President of Agnes Leung Professional Corporation, Chartered Professional Accountant and practices in the areas of business valuations, litigation support, due diligence and forensic accounting services with over 20 years of experience.
    Agnes gained extensive experience in assurance, accounting and tax at a national and an international accounting firm prior to devoting her time to the practice of litigation support and business valuation areas.…

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    Patricia Hebert

    Family lawyer

    I am a lawyer, mediator and Registered Collaborative Family Lawyer in private practice with the firm of Gordon Zwaenepoel in Edmonton, Alberta. Since my admission to the Alberta bar in 1995, I have practiced solely family law with a focus on children.
    Before private practice, I worked with Alberta Justice and the Family Law Office of Legal Aid, where I developed a depth of experience in family cases. …

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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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    Brandi Smith R.Psych.

    Mental health professional/coach

    Brandi Smith is a Registered Psychologist in the province of Alberta and a member in good standing of the Psychologist Association of Alberta and American Psychological Association. She is experienced in providing psychotherapy for children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families. Ms. Smith’s nurturing therapy style works well with children, teens, and those adults experiencing distress specifically in the area of attachment and relationship.…

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    Dr Anita Dorczak

    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.…

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    Samantha C. Huculak

    Samantha completed her formal Collaborative training in 2017, however, has had broad exposure to the Collaborative Family Law process since beginning her articles in 2014. Samantha has been practicing family law under the guidance of Andrew Lawson, one of the lawyers involved in the 2001 initial training and Collaborative Divorce movement in the Edmonton area.

    Samantha has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench on numerous occasions, however, the focus of her practice is, whenever possible, to utilize interest-based negotiations and alternative dispute resolution techniques to help clients navigate the emotional, social, and financial impacts of separation and divorce.…

     

    

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