Divorce mediation focuses on assisting a divorcing couple to decide on the terms of the divorce in a rational, productive, and effective manner. 

A common tendency during the termination of a marriage is to allow negative emotions to dictate behavior and cloud judgment. Learning to manage those emotions is a central element of a successful mediation. 

Utilizing a specialist for this service is essential for a positive outcome. Divorce mediation is about efficiently getting you where you want and need to be. 

Moving the divorce from the court room to the counseling room is beneficial for a number of reasons. 

1. Goal Oriented – Facilitate a positive and utilitarian discussion without getting side-tracked and bogged down with the overwhelming emotional content of the divorce.

2. Emotional Management – Assistance in managing those negative feelings with specialized techniques to promote emotional healing. 

3. Communication – Changing the dynamics of the divorce process from adversarial to cooperative creates communication focused on outcomes.

4. Financial – Limiting time in court and thus auxiliary costs of lawyers. It is the most economical approach to facilitate a beneficial outcome for everyone involved.

5. Future – Creating a basis for all future interactions to be efficient and outcome oriented. Learning to maintain a positive relationship after divorce. 

Engaging a licensed counselor for this work is absolutely necessary to most efficiently achieve a positive outcome for divorce mediation.