Understanding Parent-Child Relationships - Vancouver

November 27, 2018 5:45 PM

Connect Family Law invites you to be a part of its ongoing Divorce Salons, a resource for individuals dealing with separation or divorce. Combining the best of a speaker series and a meet-up group, our Salons offer participants both a learning opportunity and the chance to connect with others who are going through similar experiences.

For our November 27th Salon, we are excited to once again welcome Alyson Jones, MA, RCC, Clinical Director of Alyson Jones & Associates, who will share the knowledge and experience she has gained after decades of working with families and children of divorced parents. Alyson will be joined by her colleague, Child and Family Therapist Ida Harvey, CPA, CA, MCP (Candidate). Together, they will provide an overview of the Parent-Child Relationship Continuum and discuss reasons why a child might be resistant to contact with a parent (from alignment, to enmeshment to estrangement to alienation).

Salon attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions, and to contribute as much (or as little) as they feel comfortable.

Light refreshments will be served!

To register, please visit our Eventbrite page here.

To learn more about Alyson, Ida and the work they do, visit their website here.

As Divorce Salon discussions are designed to be confidential, we will ask participants to sign a brief confidentiality document before the event. We will also complete a conflict check at the time of registration to rule out any possible conflicts of interest.

Salon events are limited to 15 participants.

About the Presenters

Alyson Jones is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who is passionate about families and children. Through her work as a Parenting Coordinator, Mediator, Collaborative Law Divorce Coach and Child Specialist Alyson advocates for the best interests of the children and encourages parents to do divorce better. She assists in conflict management and working towards a healthy resolution for the entire family. She developed and oversees the innovative Family Forward Reunification Program which guides families through the navigation of highly complex issues.

Alyson is a highly respected Child and Family Therapist who has been featured in the media sharing her extensive knowledge. She is a public speaker, Facilitator and Strategic Coach who does presentations and workshops for both the public and professional audiences. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the Adler School of Professional Psychology where she teaches graduate students in psychology.

Ida Harvey is an individual, child and family therapist who believes in meeting clients where they are at, and works with families collaboratively as well as those that are struggling with moderate to high conflict situations. As a mother and therapist, she cherishes the importance of parenting, while also recognizing the challenges that parenthood presents, especially when facing health, marital, career, or financial problems.

Ida is on the Divorce and Separation Team at Alyson Jones & Associates, and well as the specialized Family Forward Team, and assists families in working through transitions and change. She is committed to helping parents keep the well-being of their children at the forefront of a divorce and separation, and assisting children in building the resiliency that allows them to thrive.

Date & Time

5:45 pm
7:30 pm
November 27, 2018


Connect Family Law
1285 W. Broadway
Vancouver, BC

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