what is family coaching

What is Family Coaching?

Pathways TeamFamily Coaching

If you are currently working through a contentious separation or divorce, you’ve likely heard the term “family coaching.” Perhaps it has been ordered by a law court, recommended by your legal or medical teams, or maybe you’ve sought it out on your own as a means to work through your challenging circumstances. But what is family coaching? The truth is …

online conflict coaching

Online Conflict Coaching with Pathways

Pathways TeamBehavioural Pattern Finder, Co-Parenting, Family Coaching, Pathways Through Conflict

Conflict management skills are critical in family restructuring. But where can parents learn these skills? Traditional family coaching or in-person counseling has been the standard approach to date. However, in-person sessions may not be the right choice for everyone. Everything from scheduling difficulties to safety concerns (especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic) can prevent in-person conflict coaching from being …

family coaching resources for professionals

Family Coaching Resources for Professionals with Pathways

Pathways TeamAlienation, Behavioural Pattern Finder, Family Coaching, Pathways Through Conflict

High-conflict family dynamics are challenging to navigate for professionals in a wide variety of disciplines. Whether you’re a counselor, family coach, mental health professional, or lawyer working in family courts, you’ve likely encountered clients struggling to cope with the strains of separation and divorce, often leading to irreparably damaged parent-child relationships and unresolved trauma. The lack of a standardized approach …

what to look for in a co-parenting coach

What to Look For in a Co-Parenting Coach

Pathways TeamCo-Parenting, Family Coaching

Let’s face it: there are many, MANY co-parenting coaching services available to parents today. If you are currently in the midst of a high-conflict separation or divorce, you’ve likely come across countless services claiming to help you “end the suffering and chaos” through “innovative strategies and solutions,” “transformative workshops,” or other catchy marketing lingo. While wading through the buzzwords and …

developing a co-parenting plan

3 Factors to Consider When Developing a Co-Parenting Plan

Pathways TeamAlienation, Co-Parenting, Family Coaching, Narcissism

Developing any kind of parenting plan during a high-conflict separation or divorce is no small feat. Those parents who choose to put their children first amid this type of traumatic experience have incredible strength and empathy. Though their heart may be in the right place, parents often choose to construct a co-parenting plan in general terms, rather than attempt to …

the alienation code

Cracking The Alienation Code with Pathways Family Coaching

Pathways TeamAlienation, Family Coaching

Separation and divorce are hard for everyone, especially your children. It is common for children to get caught in the middle of the dispute, unwittingly becoming weapons used by one parent to hurt the other. It is all too easy for these malicious acts to overpower existing bonds between parents and their children, leaving you struggling to connect while the …