Risa has been in private practice as an Accredited Family Mediator since 2000, creating parenting plans for separating and divorcing parents. She is also a Certified Parent Educator and Pastoral Counsellor specializing in grief and marital counselling.
As a Collaborative Professional, she provides facilitation and child specialist roles for the collaborative law model. As well, Risa provides Parent Coordination Services for clients who have binding parenting plants to implement and amend their plans.
1980 - Bachelor of Arts, York University
1997 -Certified as Parent Educator, Ontario Parenting Education Centre, York University
2000- Accredited as Family Mediator, Ontario Association of Family Mediation
2005 - Mastor of Pastoral Counselling, Interfaith Seminary, U.S.A.
2006 - Collaborative Practice Training - Level 1
2008 - Collaborative Practive Training - Level 2