Annette specializes in helping separated parents develop effective means of resolving disputes to ensure that their children successfully adjust to the family transition after separation. Annette has worked with collaborative teams since 2008 and as a family professional provides mediation services to achieve child-focused parenting plans.
Annette also provides parenting coordination, reunification counselling, child interviews for views and preferences (Voice of the Child Reports), section 30 Assessments and Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) screening.
Annette’s approach is informed by her professional training, play therapist practice (2001-2007) and her service on the panel for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer (2003-2014).
In Collaborative Practice, you commit to:
1. Negotiate a mutually acceptable settlement without having courts decide issues.
2. Maintain open communication and information sharing.
3. Create shared solutions acknowledging the highest priorities of all.