Mediation is almost always the better way to go when you are getting a divorce. Otherwise you’re going to have to go to court with lawyers in tow. Court heats up the conflict and when both parties hire attorneys things get expensive really … [Read more … ]
I'm Niels Teunis, a mediator for parents with young children.
I help you end your conflict so you can focus on being the parent you want to be.
When you get married, let’s make sure that you start off in a clear space. You likely have known each other for some time, you may live together already and you have now decided to make a lasting commitment to each other. What's going to make your … [Read more … ]
I work with parents, stepparents, and couples. Parents As a coach to you and your family, my main goal is to bring you back to that place inside yourself, where you know that who you are is enough. In fact, it is more than enough. You have all … [Read more … ]
In a word, no, I don’t. Not when I serve as your mediator. I’d love to, if you prefer to have me serve you as a parenting coach. That’s a different role, and the distinction is important. As a mediator, I help you, the parents, reach a voluntary agreement. This agreement can be about any […]
I adhere to the professional standards as formulated by The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Please let me know if you have any questions. That I adopt these standards does not imply that my work has been vetted by this association. The Model Standards of Practice for Family and Divorce Mediation These standards of family […]
You are welcome to contact me either via email or a phone call. You can find the contact form to the left here. After you contact me, we will talk on the phone where you can tell me about your situation. Together we will try to determine two things: Is mediation the right choice for […]