Susan Dedeluk is a Registered Family Mediator with Alberta Family Mediation Society, specializing in Separation & Divorce. She has 15 years experience dedicated solely to the practice of mediation with families experiencing separation and/or divorce. She has extensive experience in assisting separating partners improve their communication and conflict resolution skills. She understands the value of having a mediator assist them through the difficult discussions and transitions required when negotiating the terms of a separation agreement. She is passionate about helping families find their own ‘best way’ to move forward.
Susan began Modern Divorce in 2012, after 10 years working as a Mediator, Court Counsellor, and Caseflow Coordinator at Albert Justice. Susan continues to facilitate the Focus on Communication After Separation, a course offered by Alberta Justice, designed to help parents build and maintain a positive co-parenting relationship.
Beth Thompson is a Practicing Mediator with Alberta Family Mediation Society. She facilitates the Alberta Justice Parenting After Separation/High Conflict workshops and volunteers with Community Mediation Calgary.
Throughout her career she has focused on supporting children and families navigate challenges. During her time as a social worker Beth specialized in high conflict evaluation, parenting plans and positive communication at both Woods and Hull Homes. As Executive Director of Family Resource Centres, Beth structured a service network in collaboration with community stakeholders. She owned a successful child enrichment business and now works with Boys and Girls Club of Calgary developing social enterprise.
Beth believes that with the right information and approach all families have the capacity to build new foundations for a positive future.