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Collaborative Divorce Specialist in Muskoka

Barbara Browne BSW ESW, a collaborative divorce specialist in Muskoka, works with divorcing clients, collaborative divorce lawyers and financial planners for effective conflict resolution. This approach successfully diverts families away from the court system toward agreements on child custody and access, property, and financial issues.

Barbara is a parent coach, assisting parents in making healthy parenting plans for their children. She is a child therapist and counsellor who can assist with guiding children affected by separation. Barbara's goal, when working with her clients, is to help them achieve a ‘Divorce with Dignity’ and help them, through Divorce Mediation, arrive at an out-of-court settlement.

Barbara believes in a collaborative divorce process, a respectful resolution to separation and divorce. Call now to learn more about this!

Collaborative Law: It's about respect, it’s about integrity, it's about your family.


What Are the Benefits of Collaborative Family Law?


Collaborative family law is an alternative dispute resolution process for families facing legal issues. This approach focuses on collaboration rather than litigation, allowing both parties to work together to find a mutually beneficial solution.

It offers several benefits over traditional litigation. By choosing collaborative family law, you can:

  • Work together with your ex-spouse or partner to reach a mutually acceptable solution.

  • Save time and money by avoiding court appearances and lengthy legal battles.

  • Maintain more control over the outcome of your case rather than leaving it up to a judge.

  • Receive support and guidance from a team of professionals, including lawyers, financial experts, and mental health professionals.

  • Focus on what is best for your family rather than "winning" the case.


With this approach, the parties are empowered to make decisions that are in the best interest of their family, and the process is less adversarial and more respectful. By choosing collaborative family law, families can minimize the emotional and financial costs of traditional litigation and move forward with their lives more positively.


You can also watch this video to learn more about collaborative law:


Collaborative Law: It's about respect, it’s about integrity, it's about your family.

If you have any questions about collaborative divorce, family law, or other counselling services in Muskoka, mail them, and Barbara will get back to you!

Suggested Reading

Barbara's article Collaborative Separation and Divorce is an excellent place to start.

Tug of War
By: Judge Harvey Brownstone
Published by: ECW Press

The Smart Divorce®
By: Deborah Moskovitch

The Joy of an Ex
By: Jackie Ramler

Barbara can also be found via her profile on

Contact Us


Looking for guidance in your collaborative divorce process in Muskoka? Barbara Browne BSW RSW is here to help. With over 30 years of experience in providing counselling and therapy services, Barbara can assist you in navigating the challenges of collaborative divorce. Schedule an appointment today and take the first step toward a positive resolution.

Getting a Divorce?


Reach out to your go-to collaborative divorce specialist in Muskoka - Barbara Browne BSW RSW.

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