Lena K. Jones obtained her Master’s degree from the University of Helsinki in 1971 majoring in Child Psychology. Lena has received training in family therapy, parenting coordination, family arbitration and family mediation. She is an Accredited Family Mediator (O.A.F.M.). She is a founding member of Family Consultants Ottawa.
Lena’s professional experience includes 20 years as a Consultant to child welfare agencies providing assessments and consultation regarding parenting needs of children in child protection matters. In 1991, Lena established her private practise specialising in services to families involved in high conflict separation and divorce. Her areas of practice included parenting mediation, consultation, parenting coordination, family arbitration and parent-child reunification counselling. Lena has acted as a consultant and supervisor to professional colleagues conducting parenting plan assessments, parenting mediation, and parenting coordination. Lena has served on numerous interdisciplinary committees and organizations involved in developing best practices and services for separated and divorced families.
Lena is retired and no longer accepting referrals.