In our family mediation sessions we see people in a range of places. Sometimes people have started to come to terms with their separation, other times both parties have moved on by the time they come to sort things out. Generally speaking it can often make matters easier to resolve where you have both moved at least a good way… Read More »
In this video Louisa Whitney outlines some useful places to look for support in a separation. Links to the resources found in the video can be found on our website by clicking here The video covers help with understanding processes like the divorce or court processes as well as resources to help you manage your children’s feelings and emotions.
When you separate from a partner you can often faced tough decisions about what happens next. In this video Louisa talks about the importance of making informed decisions about what happens next and what that looks like in practice.
We all have a narrative. This is a personal story that we tell ourselves. It’s full of things that we think we do well and things we think we don’t do well. It’s also a moral code of sorts and made up of things that we think it’s OK to do and things it’s not OK to do. This… Read More »
Happy New Year! In this latest video Louisa reflects on how difficult Christmas can be for couples who’ve separated, especially dealing with the first Christmas not being with your children for the entire period. Louisa also talks about some exciting new developments coming to LKW Family Mediation in 2018. Have a look here:
This sounds like a slightly strange title for a video but all is explained. Louisa talks about how changing how she viewed a certain issue opened up new opportunities for her and talks about the parallels between this and how she approaches mediation. You can watch the video below
This is a guest blog by Una Archer, a psychologist who specialises in supporting children’s emotional security. She helps separated parents to protect their children from the negative impact of the separation and to resolve the emotional and behavioural issues that might crop up along the way. Details of how to connect with Una appear at the end of… Read More »
We did a video recently which you could find here which encouraged people to think about the kind of images that are portrayed in the media around divorce and separation. We suggested that anyone going through a separation should think about what they want the legacy of their separation to be? The idea behind it was to encourage people to… Read More »
In this video Louisa encourages those separating to think about the images of divorce portrayed in the media. She asks couples who are separating what they want the legacy of their separation to be. Have a watch:
In this video Louisa explains the training that mediators have to undergo and the requirements. It’s helpful for mediators to have a very broad spectrum of knowledge. There’s also a hint about a recent training course and how this might impact upon the work done at LKW Family Mediation. If you’re a family law professional watching this then please visit… Read More »
In this video Louisa explains the training that mediators have to undergo and the requirements. It’s helpful for mediators to have a very broad spectrum of knowledge. There’s also a hint about a recent training course and how this might impact upon the work done at LKW Family Mediation.