• March 1, 2024
 What is a divorce coach and how can they help?

Today’s Family Lawyer Podcast

What is a divorce coach and how can they help?

The latest Today’s Family Lawyer podcast welcomes Sally Jackson of Sally Jackson Coaching, and Julia Moreno, a family lawyer at Keystone Law and a trained divorce coach, on to the podcast to discuss the topic of divorce coaches.

The increasing use of subject matter experts across family law has led to a rise in the number of divorce coaches working with family lawyers; and the feedback is overwhelmingly positive.

Sally and Julia explore what is a divorce coach, how do they work and what do they do amongst many other questions on their role and impact on the matter.

One of the things that is evident from the discussion is the level of training and expertise divorce coaches bring to the table. Sally has experience in nursing and grief support, is a health coach and menopause specialist, and lecturer in clinical communication at the University of Cambridge. Julia has also completed divorce coaching qualification and brings her own experience as a family lawyer

Both talk about about how emotions play a fundamental role in how you navigate the divorce process and final outcome. Both consider a divorce coaches role to facilitate a better and kinder experience of divorce, and minimise the damage to divorcing parties. Sally adds that i’ts important to help clients make informed choices and if divorce is the final decision (and it doesn’t have to be in some cases) people can come out of the other side stronger.

When asked about supporting family lawyers to help them identify individuals who would benefit from a divorce coach, both feel strongly that additional training and education is key and explore examples from their own experience of maters where they have successfully intervened. Julia and Sally also share some thoughts on how and when they work best to support both clients and lawyers achieve the most suitable outcome.

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