By Leanne Townsend
Divorcing Well aims to help provide listeners with the tools and knowledge they need to support themselves legally, financially, mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.
I want listeners to tune into Divorcing Well because they are looking for the knowledge and inspiration to get them through the rough days, and on the positive days, they will gain the tools that they need to heal and move through the various stages of grief that divorce can bring.
Divorcing WellMar 16, 2022
Mediation & Divorce Coaching at Townsend Family Law
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Townsend Family Law’s very own, Irina Kochkina, about our new services of mediation and divorce coaching. We are so excited to be offering these new services to our clients which will help them reduce their legal fees and have more control over their family law matter. Irina discusses her vast experience in family law, her approach to mediation, and why prospective clients should consider mediation as an option. She also discusses the many benefits of working with her as a divorce coach and how she can help clients reduce their legal fees in this capacity.
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Separation Anxiety In Children When Their Parents Divorce with Terry Smith
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I am excited to chat with author Terry Smith, whose children’s book, “See You Later”, helps parent and children cope with children’s separation anxiety which often results when their parents divorce. Terry shares his own story and provides helpful tips and strategies that parents can use to help their children through the challenges from divorce.
To purchase Terry’s book, “See You Later”, or contact him, please visit:
Rediscovering You With Nina Groop - Physical, Emotional & Spiritual Aspects To Divorce Recovery
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with author, speak and life coach, Nina Groop, about rediscovering yourself after divorce and how the divorce recovery process affects you physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We chat about how when we are going through a challenging time, it can be very difficult to get unstuck. Nina provides some great advice on how to move forward and reconnect with your true self after abandoning yourself in an unhappy marriage for years. You won’t want to miss this episode.
To contact Nina Groop, visit:
Showing Up As The Best Parent You Can Be During Divorce With Lindsay Ellis
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with author and coach, Lindsay Ellis, about how to show up as the best parent you can be during your divorce. We chat about high conflict divorces and how to navigate conflict with your ex. Lindsay provides strategies on dealing with an ex who is bad mouthing you as well as some great advice on how to establish your core values and use them to show up as the best parent you can be.
This episode is a must listen for anyone who is a coparent.
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Co-Parenting With Confidence With Mikki Gardner
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with conscious parenting coach, Mikki Gardner, about how to co-parent your children with confidence. Mikki discusses many of the challenges of co-parenting with your ex and offers some great tips and solutions for difficult situations. We chat about coparenting in high conflict and more amicable situations. This podcast is a must listen for all divorcing parents.
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To sign up for Mikki’s free Conscious Co-Parenting Masterclass, visit:
Parental Alienation With Patricia Nelson
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with family lawyer, Patricia Nelson, about the important topic of parental alienation. Patricia describes what constitutes parental alienation and discusses the significant impact that it has on children. We also chat about the challenges for clients who are experiencing parental alienation, as these are some of the most difficult cases for family lawyers. If you are experiencing alienating behaviour from your Ex, you won’t want to miss this episode.
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High Conflict Parenting With Patricia Nelson
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with fellow family lawyer, Patricia Nelson, about high conflict parenting. Patricia is a very experienced family law lawyer and has a wealth of advice for parents who find themselves in a high conflict divorce. She provides tips for deescalating the conflict, reasons why you must do so, and lots of other great information . If you are trying to coparent with someone who is high conflict, you won’t want to miss this episode.
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A New Approach To Business Valuations With Rim Grewal
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with expert business valuator, Rim Grewal, about his company Valu8er and its innovative software that has automated expert business valuation reports. This is a software-as-a-service platform that will bring the most comprehensive, objective and data driven valuation reports to date. This is a disruptive technology that relies on deep coding and algorithms to automatically recommend appropriate multiples for companies, thereby taking personal opinion out of the equation when calculating EBITDA multiples to value private companies. More to come soon. Rim specializes in business valuations and quantification of damages, and has practiced exclusively in these areas for over 11 years (as of 2023). Rim has provided expert reports in business valuations pursuant to shareholder disputes, purchase price allocations, corporate acquisitions and for tax and estate planning. Rim also have provided expert damage quantification reports for expropriation proceedings, and breach of contract. Rim’s damages quantification and business valuation experience ranges across various industries including manufacturing, technology, software, pharmaceuticals, financial services, real estate, retail, construction and others. Rim has also prepared or assisted in the preparation of numerous expert reports and affidavits. Rim has participated in various arbitrations and has appeared as an expert witness at trial and at mediation proceedings. Specialties: Business Valuations and Damages Quantification.
If your family law matter involves a business valuation, you won’t want to miss this episode.
To contact Rim Grewal, visit:
Releasing Trauma From Divorce With Winnie Chan Wang
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Winnie Chan Wang about releasing trauma from your body in the context of divorce. Winnie is a mindfulness and traditional medicine expert, international speaker, bestselling author and a professor in acupuncture at the Alhambra Medical University. Research and experience have shown that for most people divorce is a very traumatizing experience. For this reason, managing stress and trauma within our bodies is so important. Winnie provides a wealth of information, tips and practices that will help listeners release trauma and maintain their health.
To learn more about Winnie’s offerings, visit:
Coparenting in the Family Home After Divorce with Beth Behrendt
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Beth Behrendt about her book, “Nesting After Divorce: co-Parenting in the Family Home”. Beth has been a guest on the podcast before and shared her divorce story of having a nesting arrangement for her family following her divorce. Beth discusses her book and how nesting has worked for her and other families that she has interviewed. She discusses the many benefits of this arrangement to the children, along with some of the challenges like dating, maintaining privacy and financial implications.
To purchase Beth’s book, “Nesting After Divorce”, visit:
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Rebuilding Your Wealth After Divorce
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with financial professionals Cammie Doder and Sandi Bragar about the important topic of rebuilding your wealth after divorce. Cammie and Sandi provide some great advice on how to reduce overwhelm, not tie your self-worth to your net worth, and the importance of focusing on your goals as you build or rebuild your wealth. They both emphasize that it is never too late to build wealth and they provide so much helpful information and positivity. You won’t want to miss this episode.
To learn more about Cammie and Sandi, or to work with them, visit:
Reinventing Yourself After Divorce With Alison Hall
Join me in this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, where I chat with divorce and reinvention coach, Alison Hall, about how to reinvent yourself after divorce. Alison discusses the importance of not limiting yourself in your dreams and what you can accomplish, while also stressing the importance of breaking things down into bite size manageable actions. Alison also discusses the importance of financial empowerment and its role in pursuing the life of our dreams.
To learn more about Alison Hall, visit:
Divorce By Design With Suzanne Vickberg
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with author and coach, Suzanne Vickberg, about how to design your divorce. Suzanne discusses her book, Divorce By Design, and how her and her partner were able to be creative in designing the divorce that worked best for their family. Suzanne discusses how her and her partner, along with her partner’s new spouse, have lived together for over thirteen years, raising their family together in a respectful, positive approach. While Suzanne agrees that this living arrangement may not work for many people, she focuses on advising others how they can think outside the box with their divorce, have their own “divorce vision”, and they don’t have to just blindly follow the negative, adversarial approach used by so many people. This podcast is a must listen for anyone going through divorce who wants to use a positive, creative approach.
To purchase Suzanne’s book, Divorce By Design, visit:
To learn more about Suzanne or to work with her visit:
Getting Your Post Divorce Revenge Body with Maverick Willett
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with health coach, Maverick Willett, about how to get healthy, fit and obtain that post divorce, “revenge body” you may be seeking. Maverick discusses his three key components to wellness, and the importance of mindset in taking care of your body and being your best self. He provides some great fitness and nutrition advice that is helpful for anyone seeking to improve their overall health.
To connect with Maverick Willett, visit:
How To Empower Yourself Through Your Divorce with Jennifer Warren Medwin
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with certified divorce coach, Jennifer Warren Medwin, about how to empower yourself through divorce. Jennifer discusses the importance of talking to ourselves using empowering language and she provides many tips and strategies to help you navigate your divorce from a place of strength and empowerment. She shares her easy to remember acronyms that can be used in a variety of situation to help you handle stress, conflict, and negative emotions. If you are feeling disempowered as you navigate your divorce, you won’t want to miss this episode.
To contact Jennifer Warren Medwin, visit:
To purchase her book: “Strategies and Tips From a Divorce Coach: A Roadmap to Move Forward”, visit:
How To Have A Good Divorce With Sarah Armstrong
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with author Sarah Armstrong, who has written the fabulous book called, “The Mom’s Guide to a Good Divorce: What to Think Through When Children Are Involved.”
Sarah discusses her tips for Moms (and Dads) on how to divorce in a way that has the least negative impact possible on your children. She provides some great advice and shows not only that a good divorce is possible, but why a good divorce should be your goal. You won’t want to miss this episode.
To purchase her book, “The Mom’s Guide to a Good Divorce: What to Think Through When Children Are Involved”, click below:
Divorce And Separation Mortgage Solutions With John Panagakos
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with mortgage broker, John Panagakos, about a hot topic right now, interest rates and mortgages. When parties separate and wish to obtain financing on their own to purchase new residences, qualifying for a mortgage can become a challenge. John created a company called Separation Mortgages and he specializes in finding mortgage and financing solutions for those going through separation and divorce. In our interview we chat about the important things that mortgage seekers should know, as well as some of the problems and solutions that arise. We even discuss the hot topic of the day: where are interest rates going and what should you know. This podcast has lots of amazing information so you won’t wan to miss it.
To contact John Panagakos, please visit:
Navigate Mortgage issues while Separating or Divorcing (separationmortgages.com)
The Power of Mindset in Overcoming Divorce with Hasana Elamin
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I am joined by divorce coach, Hasana Elamin, who shares her own inspiring divorce story along with tips on the power of your mindset in overcoming divorce. Hasana shares her story of how she left a difficult marriage, with no income or job, and created a new life for herself and her children. Hasana overcame many challenges and used the power of a positive mindset to help her plan her separation and restart her life from nothing. Her story is very inspiring and you won’t want to miss this episode.
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Lessons Learned on Relationships, Marriage and Divorce From a Divorce Attorney with Meghan Freed
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with divorce attorney, Meghan Freed, of Freed Marcroft, about lessons she has learned about relationships, marriage and divorce. We discuss common causes of divorce, what makes a relationship last, and much more. Meghan’s most important message is about how divorce can result in an opportunity to positively change your life and to create the life of your dreams. We also discuss same sex relationships and issues that arise between same sex couples. This episode provides great advice and information for anyone going through separation or divorce.
To contact Meghan Freed, visit:
Connecticut Family Lawyer | Domestic Law Attorney | Family Law (freedmarcroft.com)
Wills, Estate Planning And The Role Of Executors With David Edey
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with author and certified financial planner, David Edey, who is the author of the book Executor Help: How to Settle an Estate, Pick and Executor and Avoid Family Fights. We discuss the important topic of estate planning and having a will. David outlines the role of the Executor, qualities to look for in an Executor and problems that an Executor can face. He also discusses the importance of having a good estate plan and communicating it to the people who need to know. Everyone can benefit from the advice that David provides in this podcast interview, so you definitely don’t want to miss it.
To contact David, or purchase his book, visit:
How To Have An Amicable Divorce With A.J. Grossman
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with divorce attorney, A.J. Grossman, about how to have an amicable divorce. Despite what you may think, it is possible. A.J. discusses strategies for keeping things amicable, how to coparent effectively, tips for better communication, and how to deal with an ex who is a narcissist. He offers some fantastic advice and information about his unique approach to divorce that he calls the “leap frog divorce”. You won’t want to miss this episode.
If you would like to contact A.J., visit:
My Divorce Journal: A Guided Path To Moving Forward With Pat Butler
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with author Pat Butler who has cowritten a superb book called: My Divorce Journal: A Guided Path To Moving Forward. I highly recommend this book as a resource for those who are going through separation and divorce. In our interview, Pat discusses the 5 stages that people go through and the challenges of each stage. Her interview and book will be very relatable to anyone who is in the midst or aftermath of separation and divorce. You won’t want to miss this episode.
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Healing Your Disappointing Love Life With Dr. Thomas Jordan
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Dr. Thomas Jordan about how to heal your disappointing love life. Dr. Jordan is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in Manhattan, as well as the author of the book, “Learn to Love: Guide to Healing Your Disappointing Love Life”. Dr. Jordan specializes in the treatment of unhealthy love lives and provides listeners with some great advice for how to heal negative patterns that result in failed relationships, so that you can find lasting love. This episode has wisdom for everyone, so you won’t want to miss it.
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Coparenting Children With Problematic Behaviours – Part Two With Kimball Lewis
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well I chat with parenting expert, Kimball Lewis, about coparenting children with problematic behaviours. Kimball is the CEO of empoweringparents.com, an organization that works with parents to help them develop effective parenting strategies when dealing with behaviour problems in their children. In our interview, Kimball provides advice on dealing with behaviours such as lying, manipulating and emulating abuse from the other parent. He discusses what to do and what not to do when your child is acting out. This is a great episode for all parents to learn some great parenting strategies and tools to manage the most challenging behaviour problems in children ages 5 to 25.
To contact Kimball Lewis, please visit:
The Intersection Between Criminal Law & Family Law With Sheldon Wisener
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with criminal lawyer Sheldon Wisener about the many ways that criminal law and family law intersect. We discuss cases of domestic violence, false allegations, child abduction, breaches of court orders and much more. We also discuss the differences between restraining orders, peace bonds and bail recognizances which is something that many people confuse or don’t understand. Sheldon also acts for the Office of the Children’s Lawyer in family protection cases and he discusses how he performs this role. If your partner is engaging in criminal behaviour this is an important episode to download.
To contact Sheldon Wisener, please visit:
Tips On How to Detect And Stop Financial Abuse With Lisa Zeiderman
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I am joined by matrimonial attorney, Lisa Zeiderman, and we discuss the important topic of how to detect and stop financial abuse. Many people find themselves in relationships where the finances are being controlled by the other party. In this episode you will learn the red flags to watch for as well as tips on what to do if you are in a financially abusive relationship. You won’t want to miss this very important discussion.
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Finding Humour And Community Through Divorce With Erin Keaney
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I am joined my real estate agent and comedian, Erin Keaney, to chat about finding humour and community through divorce. Erin shares some of her own story and offers a humorous perspective on the challenges of divorce. She also give some great advice on the importance of finding your community of support as you navigate this challenging time. Erin’s humour is so relatable, you won’t want to miss this episode.
To contact Erin visit: @keaneyerin on Instagram, or purchase tickets to her comedy show at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/erin-keaneys-time-out-comedy-show-and-dance-party-tickets-430170981987
How To Let Go Of Your Past And Embrace Your Now With Jaime Morgan
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with life coach and relationship expert, Jaime Morgan, about how to let go of your past and embrace your now. Divorce is such a difficult time in someone’s life that it is easy to get stuck in the past with anger, sadness, and a variety of other emotions that make it hard to move forward with your life. Jaime provides some useful tools for moving forward, so that you can begin to create a life by design, rather than letting the past consume you. If you are feeling stuck and are looking for tips on how to move forward post-divorce, you won’t want to miss this episode.
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The New Tort of Domestic Violence With Darlene Rites
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with fellow family law lawyer, Darlene Rites, about the new tort of domestic violence that was found by an Ontario court recently in the case of Ahluwalia v. Ahluwalia, 2022 ONSC 1303 (CanLII), https://canlii.ca/t/jmpnf.
Darlene and I discuss the importance of the Ahluwalia case and the repercussions for victims of domestic violence who want to obtain compensation from their abuser for their years of abuse. Victims finally have a financial remedy that recognizes the damage of domestic violence on a victim. Both Darlene and I are working with victims of abuse who want to make a claim for damages under this new tort. In addition, to practicing family law, Darlene is also a well respected mediator.
If you would like to contact Darlene Rites, please visit:
Attracting Lasting Love After Divorce With Roy Biancalaba
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Certified Relationship Coach, Roy Biancalaba, about attracting lasting love. After divorce, so many people fear that they will never attract love again. Roy discusses how to attract the love that you deserve and want. He helps clients break free from past patterns of behaviour that led to the same results in relationships over and over again. If you have a “type”, you may learn through divorce healing that there was a reason that you were always drawn to certain types of people, and through hard work, you can learn not to repeat negative patters that caused you to settle for less than you deserved in relationships. Roy offers a great message of hope for post-divorce listeners who are hoping to find true love.
Roy also has a great book called Relationship Bootcamp which offers a startling truth: The types of people we attract, and the quality of our intimate relationships, are a direct reflection of our relationship “fitness.” Therefore, Roy contends that we shouldn’t be concerned about where or how to find a partner. Instead, we should focus on getting ourselves into the best relationship shape of our lives, and that’s what this book is all about.
To contact Roy Biancalaba, visit:
5 Financial Points That Everyone Should Know About Before Separation With Wayne Rudson
Join me on this week’s episode of Divorcing Well where I chat with Wayne Rudson, of Rudson Valuation Group (RVG). Wayne is President of RVG and has been involved in business valuations, income assessments, litigation support and forensic accounting since 1984. Wayne discusses 5 points that everyone should know about before separation. These tips are invaluable for anyone who is about to separate or in the process of separation from their spouse. You won’t want to miss this.
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Your Husband Left. Now What? With Life Coach Julie Starr
Join us for this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, where I chat with life coach, Julie Starr, and she answers the question, which is also the title of her book, “Your husband left, now what?”. Julie shares her own story and provides listeners with tools to help get them through this life shattering situation. If your spouse has recently left you, you won’t want to miss this episode. Julie is very supportive.
If you would like to contact Julie Starr, you can find her here:
The 12 Step Divorce Recovery Approach with Karen McMahon
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Karen McMahon about her 12 Step Divorce Recovery Approach. Karen is a certified relationship and divorce coach and went through her own high conflict divorce. During her own three and a half year divorce she focused on healing and refining herself. She found her voice and developed a coaching program called Journey Beyond Divorce which helps men and women around the world, not only recover from divorce but thrive. Her program is based on 12 step recovery programs but adapted as appropriate for those going through divorce. I think this program sounds amazing and you won’t want to miss this episode.
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Should I Stay Or Should I Go With Beth Miller
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with marriage coach, Beth Miller about the three things you should do before officially deciding to end your marriage. Leaving a marriage is a tough decision and Beth discusses important things that you should think about before making that decision. If you are on the fence about leaving, you won’t want to miss this episode.
Mistakes Divorcing Couples Make When Selling the Matrimonial Home with Michael Shuster
Join me in this week’s episode of Divorcing Well as I chat with real estate agent and divorce specialist, Michael Shuster. Michael shares some of the common mistakes that divorcing couples make, and why you shouldn’t make them. The matrimonial home is the biggest asset of most couples and so its sale often raises many contentious issues between couples who don’t trust each other. Michael provides some great advice so you won’t want to miss this episode.
To contact Michael visit:
Ontario Real Estate Specialist MICHAEL SHUSTER (shusterrealestate.com)
Abuse, Resilience, Strength and Healing with Shannelle Vogt
In the first episode of season 4 of the Divorcing Well podcast, I chat with the inspiring Shannelle Vogt who is the subject of the short documentary called Fault Lines. Shannelle shares her story of being a promising figure skater, and then Miss Canada, only to become involved in an abusive relationship that alienated her from her family and friends, and put her into a life of struggle and hardship. Shannelle shares how she overcame her challenges, left the relationship as a young mother, and began her journey of healing. You won’t want to miss this beautiful and inspiring story.
Introspection, Divorce and Maintaining Your Ability to Love With Juan Lee
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Juan Lee, an author and teacher of the powerful tool of introspection and the philosophy of love. Juan discusses the importance of maintaining an attitude of love towards others even when you are going through challenges like divorce where the other party may have wronged you. Juan focuses on helping others achieve inner peace and contentment, and focuses on building a life with a positive, loving mindset. In this highly divisive world where so many dwell on our differences, Juan brings people together by finding commonalities. This interview is very inspirational and you won’t want to miss it.
Financial Independence with Millen Livis
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Millen Livis who is a financial coach as well as a speaker, author and CEO of Dare to Change Life. We discuss the importance of financial planning and understanding money. So many people are financially devastated by divorce and Millen provides advice on how to rebuild and the steps you can take to protect yourself. This is such an important topic, you won’t want to miss this episode.
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Tips For Navigating The High Conflict Divorce With Ayesha Hussain
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with fellow family lawyer, Ayesha Hussain, about how to navigate a high conflict divorce. These types of divorces present their own unique challenges, and Ayesha provides some great advice on how clients and their lawyers should best approach high conflict. Ayesha describes strategies for getting what you want, how to de-escalate things, how high conflict divorces impact the children caught in the middle, and much more. If you are involved in a high conflict divorce, you won’t want to miss this episode.
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Healing After Narcissistic Abuse With Bonnie Duarte
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Divorce Healing Specialist, Bonnie Duarte, about healing after narcissistic abuse. The wounds from a narcissist cut deep and take a lot of work to heal from. Bonnie discusses tips and strategies to help you heal from this horrible type of abuse. If your ex is a narcissist, you won’t want to miss this episode.
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Nutrition & Healthy Gut Tips To Help You Maintain Your Health Through Divorce With Bonnie Wisener
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Bonnie Wisener, about how nutrition and gut health are important components to your self-care as you handle the stress of divorce. Bonnie provides insight on the connection between stress and gut health, and she provides some great advice on how to manage your self-care through healthy eating and nutrition. The stress of divorce can really adversely affect our health, so Bonnie provides some great tips on how to ensure that you take care of yourself during this challenging time.
To contact Bonnie, visit:
Shift Nutrition by Bonnie Wisener
The Do’s and Don’ts of Family Nesting Arrangements With Beth Behrendt
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Beth Behrendt, about family nesting arrangements during and after divorce. Beth has written extensively on the topic of nesting and does it herself with her ex-husband and children. We discuss the pros, the cons, and how this type of arrangement can be in the children’s best interest. We even discuss how to date while nesting. You won’t want to miss this episode.
To contact Beth, visit :
Family Nesting – Nesting — the kids keep the family home while the parents move in and out: https://familynesting.org/
Tax Issues To Be Aware Of During Divorce With Tax Lawyer, Sabina Mexis
In this week’s episode, I chat with my colleague, Sabina Mexis, a tax lawyer at Mills and Mills LLP. We discuss the many tax issues that clients should be aware of when going through the separation and divorce process. Sabina discusses tax implications for spousal support, child support, and answers the question about whether you can be held liable for your ex-spouse’s tax debts if you didn’t know about them. Tax is a complex subject and it is very important to get good tax advice when negotiating your divorce settlement. Sabina provides some excellent information for listeners to keep in mind.
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Benefits Of Treating Your Divorce Like A Business Transaction with Zelena van der Leeden and Jake Purdy
In this week’s episode, I am joined by divorce coaches Zelena van der Leeden and Jake Purdy. We discuss their business, the social enterprise, and how they empower clients to become their best selves and treat their divorce like a business transaction. They provide tips on saving time and money. Their coaching business is also unique in that Jake is the only male divorce coach in Canada, and they are also the only multilingual coaching practice in North America. In addition, they offer pro-bono services and subsidies to racialized groups, low income families and victims of abuse. You won’t want to miss this episode and if you are in need of a divorce coach, I can’t recommend these two enough.
Dads and Coparenting With Tracy Poizner
In this week’s episode of Divorcing Well, I am joined by Tracy Poizner, a parenting coach, who works exclusively with divorced dads. We discuss some of the challenges faced by dads, particularly in cases involving high conflict or parental alienation. Tracy provides some great advice on how dads an achieve success and satisfaction in their family life and make the highest possible impact in their child’s world.
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Step-parenting and Blended Families with Jamie Scrimgeour
In today’s episode of Divorcing Well, I am joined by kick-ass step-mom, and life coach, Jamie Scrimgeour to discuss the challenges of step-parenting and blended families. Jamie is a step-mother herself and she found that there was a definite lack of support for those in this role. She founded her own step-mom community, launched a blog and podcast, and offers great advice to step-moms around the world. In our interview we discuss tips for dealing with step-children who don’t like you, tips for dealing with your partner’s difficult Ex, plus a whole lot more. If you are a step-parent or involved with someone who has children from a previous relationship, you won’t want to miss this episode.
To contact Jamie visit: www.jamiescrimgeour.com
Rewriting Your Divorce Narrative From Victim To Warrior With Melissa Johnston
In this weeks episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Intuitive Consultant and Personal Development Coach, Melissa Johnston about how to change your divorce narrative from one of victim to one of an empowered warrior. Melissa also discusses her own divorce story and how the legal system made her feel like a victim, being “disposed of” by two different legal aid lawyers, and how she found her voice. She also discusses the tools she uses to help clients including DivorceHack Clearing Statements which I think are wonderful.
In addition, Melissa has kindly provided listeners with a gift. Please go to https://linktr.ee/Nirvanacollective to receive your free gift from Melissa.
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How Modern Cultural Beliefs Are Creating Divorces With Andre Paradis
In today’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Relationship Coach, Andre Paradis, about modern culture and relationships. Andre believes that what modern culture says works in love relationships often flies in the face of his own experience and learnings. We chat about the importance of complementary energy dynamics in love relationships and Andre argues that equality is the kiss of death in a love relationship. Andre has some controversial opinions that I question him about. You won’t want to miss this fun and informative episode.
Alternatives to Litigation in Family Law with Katherine Miller
Most people are unaware of all the potential paths in family law for resolutions, leading to questions such as: Is there a way to resolve our problems without enrolling in a huge fight? Is there any opportunity to settle with my dignity intact?
We’ve got the answers to these questions and more! Katherine Miller, founding attorney from the Miller Law Group in New York and Virtual Mediation Solutions, a boutique mediation firm, has over 30 years of experience helping people resolving their problems, reducing the conflict and pain, that regular litigation cases bring.
When Katherine witnessed the stress and misery people put on themselves and even their children when litigating their divorces, she realized she had to look for different alternatives to help individuals in conflict, therefore Collaborative Law and Mediation became her go-to solutions for people looking to resolve their problems.
Join us as we discuss these alternatives to litigation so that you can determine whether one of these options may be right for you.
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How to Coparent a Child With Behavioral Problems With Kimball Lewis
In today’s episode of Divorcing Well, I chat with Kimball Lewis of Empowering Parents about how to coparent a child with behavioral problems. Coparenting after divorce can be challenging enough. However, when you and your ex-spouse don’t get along, perhaps parent differently and you have a child with behavioral problems, the challenge of coparenting can be extremely difficult. Kimball provides some tips and great advice on how to best navigate this extremely challenging situation.
To contact Kimball, here is the link: