Mediation and Coaching

Many separating couples find that using a mediator to manage the emotional climate during joint meetings helps to create a better working/co-parenting relationship for the future and helps to reduce the overall cost of the separation and divorce. Northern Focus Counselling offers professional supports for parents dealing with emotional issues related to separation and divorce.

When separating individuals struggle to meet together, Northern Focus Counselling offers individual coaching to help focus on the practical aspects of separation or divorce. A coach will help with:
    ▪    Managing emotions during meetings
    ▪    Encouragement, support, direction and help to find solutions to challenging separation or divorce issues
    ▪    Education regarding child development issues related to separation and divorce
    ▪    The collaborative development of parenting plans
    ▪    Encouragement, support, direction and help to find solutions to challenging separation or divorce issues
    ▪    Education regarding child development issues related to separation and divorce
    ▪    The collaborative development of parenting plans

When separating individuals are able to meet together, but are struggling to come to an understanding, Northern Focus Counselling offers professional mediation services. When negotiations break down, couples may seek mediation to help create a separation plan and/or a parenting plan that suits their children and new family situation.


Children benefit when their parents can approach this task in a business-like way. Many separating couples find that using a mediator to manage joint meetings helps to create a better working/co-parenting relationship. Mediation helps to reduce the overall cost of the separation and divorce.