Lyn is a nationally accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP). She is registered with the Attorney General’s Department, specializing in post-separation parenting and financial matters. Lyn has a Masters in Dispute Resolution with Distinction 2012 (University of Technology Sydney), and a Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution 2010 (Australian Institute for Relationship Studies). She is a member of the Resolution Institute, the Australian Mediation Association and Collaborative Practice NSW.
Lyn is registered to issue 60I Certificates as required.
Since completing her qualifications Lyn has mediated numerous, complex parenting matters for Relationships Australia NSW (RANSW) and in 2017 commenced her private practice at The Relationspace. She has a thorough understanding of the intricacies of working with families who have separated and offers a high level of commitment and care to all her clients. Importantly, she has expertise in working with family violence, mental health issues, disabilities and drug and alcohol addictions. She is always respectful and balanced in her communication with families, while acknowledging the unique dynamic of each family relationship.
Lyn has completed the Meeting with Children training program which qualifies her to offer a mediation process whereby children can safely and meaningfully participate, while maintaining the decision-making responsibilities in parents.
As well, Lyn works as a Coach with RANSW’S Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice (ICP) Group and is a member of the Central Sydney ICP group. In her role as Coach she supports her clients throughout the process while coordinating a team of professionals, including lawyers and financial advisors, to help families achieve positive outcomes with parenting and financial matters.
Prior to her work in family law, Lyn had a successful 30-year career in education, working in both management and teaching roles. From 2010 -2013 Lyn managed RANSW qualifications and professional training programs. During these years she consulted with staff and trainers to review all Graduate qualifications and develop a training program for child consultants working in family law in Australia.
Lyn currently coaches at the College of Law and mentors and assesses students studying in the Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution at RANSW.