Alice A. Weir

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Alice Weir received her law degree from the University of Toronto where she was recognized for her accomplishments in Trial Advocacy. As a family lawyer, Alice worked on files at all levels of court and co-authored papers on several family law topics. In addition, Alice has extensive training in mediation and in all areas of alternative dispute resolution, including: Mediation; Negotiation; Collaborative Family Law; and Early Neutral Evaluation, having studied with the Honourable George W. Adams, Q.C. In 2014 she completed Bill Eddy’s New Ways for Families mediation training, and attends yearly courses with internationally recognized Family Therapist Terry Real on his methods of Relational Life Therapy. Alice is also a trained family arbitrator with a certificate from the ADR Institute of Canada. After practicing law for several years, Alice has now joined with Ann Muscat, a social worker, to open Toronto Family Mediation Inc. with the hope of filling the gaps she saw in the legal system.

Ann M. Muscat

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As a mediator Ann specializes in the areas of child development and family dynamics. Ann approaches family mediation with compassion, and a commitment to helping individuals develop effective, collaborative agreements that support healthy child and family relationships. During her professional career, within the Toronto, Hamilton and Guelph areas, Ann has assumed case management responsibilities for children in care; practiced individual and family counseling; and facilitated therapeutic groups for young people who have witnessed domestic violence. Ann received both a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Social Work degree from McMaster University and a Masters Degree through the University of Windsor.

Liz Waisberg

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Liz is a counsellor and mediator based in Toronto who has worked with individuals, couples and families for the past 15 years. She provides compassionate and helpful counselling, and effective conflict resolution to individuals, couples and/or families who are looking to improve their ability to address issues such as challenging life transitions, life stressors, and grief. Using a collaborative approach and strength-based techniques, Liz creates a trusting environment that allows clients to identify their personal strengths, to broaden their coping skills and put into practice healthy resolutions. Liz has a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto. She has also acquired Certifications in Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Conflict Resolution and Gerontology. Liz is a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers and is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers (OCSWSSW). She is also a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (ADRIO), the Ontario Association of Family Mediators (OAFM) and the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO).