for Separated Parents:
you stay out of court or get out of court... My approaches have a
clinical focus meaning they are directed to the well being of the
children through helping parents address issues that can lead to
settlement and peace.
need remain paramount.
If you say you are interested in the best outcome for your children
the followng three artcles and then review the services:
Parenting Disputes Outside of Court
Won't Resolve Conflict
Lieu of Court and Hardball Litigators
service is very different. Please explore.
59 years of age, Gary
Direnfeld is a social worker with more than 33 years of experience
working with parents, teens and young children. With a private practice
located in Dundas, Ontario, he provides counselling, mediation and
assessment services on most matters of family life.
in Ontario, consider Gary an expert on social work, marital and family
therapy, child development, parent-child relations, custody and
access recommendations, and an expert at critiquing the assessments
of other assessors. He has a weekly parenting column in his city's
daily newspaper and has hosted 65 episodes of a reality television show working
with newlywed couples.
presents himself as an advocate for the well-being of children and to
this end he has lectured and given workshops on the impact of domestic
violence as well as parental separation and divorce issues on children
throughout Canada and into the United States.
recognized expert in social work, marital therapy, child development
and custody and access matters;
Social Worker to sit on the Ontario Collaborative Law Federation,
Board of Directors;
most recognizable social worker thanks to 65 episode reality series,
columnist - Hamilton Spectator newspaper - with more that 350
columns representing all matters of family life;
of guest appearances on radio and television shows as guest
expert on family matters;
throughout Canada and the US.
of the panel for Manditory Information Program - Hamilton Unified
Rescue Before it's too late
Column - Hamilton Spectator
Newlywed, Nearly Dead
- TV Show
Promise Program - Teen Safe Driving
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Direnfeld, MSW, RSW
ON, Canada L9H 6R5
note, people regularly come great distances to see me. If you are
considering driving more than two or three hours, please let me know so
I can set an appointment to accommodate your drive.