When you first separate from a partner it can be hard to know what to do first or to envisage a point where they might be a resolution. This video talks about how to find a way forward when you separate and is a great starting point if you have recently separated.
If you’ve recently separated from a partner then this video asks an important question? If you feel you need help and support in finding the answer then please get in touch with us via firstname.lastname@example.org or by completing the contact form you can find by clicking on the tab at the top of this page.
All family mediators have a PPC (Professional Practising Consultant) who helps support their mediation work and acts as a sounding board and mentor. Here at LKW Family Mediation we think this is a crucial part of mediation practice and we would like to see the requirement extended so that lawyers have a similar support system too. Counsellors all have supervisors and we believe all people working with couples who separate need support as it can be tough work and hard…
If you have found your way to this page then it was probably partly motivated by intrigue at the title of this video blog. This video starts with a bold idea for the future and talks about how this could be achieved by starting with small points. More intrigued? If so hit play and watch the video.
This video talks about a new initiative that Louisa Whitney (the founder of LKW Family Mediation) has helped to set up. It’s an initiative that offers transparent fixed fees for a range of professional services for couples who are going through a separation or divorce. The video explains why the service was much needed and how it operates. For more information about Surrey Divorce Solutions you can go to www.surreydivorcesolutions.co.uk
Sometimes when we send out information to invite each party to attend mediation the response we et back is something along the lines of “I’m willing to sort things out but the other person is just completely unreasonable”. It’s not unusual to get a response like that from both parties! This video talks more about this idea that the other person is the unreasonable one. We hope you will find it helpful.
You may have read something about MIAMS online? Or you may have been told by your lawyer that you need to see a mediator for one? But you may be utterly confused as to what this entails and what you need to do and why. This video explains more about MIAMS (Mediation Information and Assessment meetings). It talks about when you might need one and why and what they entail.
Albert Einstein apparently said “the definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing over and over again expecting a different result”. This can be applied to many situations and certainly to conflict and relationships following a separation. In this video Louisa Whitney talks about this and how to break out of this cycle.