Relationship Skills and Family Law
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Relationship Skills & Family Law
Learn life skills to deal with stressful situations & know your legal rights to protect yourself & love ones
Evonne is an experienced couple and family therapist and will introduce important relationship skills:
- Understand what makes a strong relationship or marriage
- Signs that your marriage is heading for divorce
- Steps to repair your relationship
- Reflect on your communication pattern
- Connect with your emotions and how to express them
As an experienced family lawyer, Shu Mei often meets individual clients who are not aware of their legal rights. Her introductory seminar on family law will help you better understand your rights under Singapore law so that you may be better equipped when you or your loved ones face unfortunate events such as divorce or separation. You will feel empowered to take proactive steps to protect yourself and your family.
- The divorce or separation process in Singapore
- How the Mediation process or Collaborative Family Practice is able to support your family
- Communication tools you can readily employ in challenging situations
Evonne Lek holds a Masters Degree and is a qualified Systemic Family Psychotherapist. She has worked as a Family Therapist at a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in London, and as a family therapist and senior medical social worker at IMH in both the adult and children’s departments. She is passionate about helping families and has almost 20 years of experience working with children, couples and families with a range of disabilities, mental illnesses and relationship issues. Evonne currently runs her practice Reconnect Psychology & Family Therapy, where she helps couples and families build secure relationships. Her interventions are based on unpacking people’s emotions and working on expressing their feelings in a respectful and compassionate way. She uses an experiential approach called Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, where the negative interaction pattern is highlighted so that couples can work towards transforming their communication into positive fulfilling interactions.
Shu Mei Hoon is an Associate Director with Drew & Napier LLC. She has a wealth of experience advising private clients on wealth management, divorce, probate and wills and has represented clients at all levels of the Singapore Courts as Counsel in Private Client Disputes. She has acted for several high profile individuals in the Singapore Courts, as well as successfully supported them to resolve their disputes by reaching an agreement. As an accredited mediator with the Singapore Mediation Centre and an accredited Collaborative Family Lawyer, she deeply believes in the possibilities of parties reaching win-win solutions thereby preserving peace and dignity in the most difficult of circumstances.