005: A Better Way with Jody Comins


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Jody Comins, MSW is a Divorce & Family Mediator and Collaborative Coach in the Greater Boston area. She is an adult child of divorce and uses her experience to create a child-centered practice at A Better Way: Divorce Mediation, LLC. Jody is a court-approved facilitator for the required parenting classes in MA and teaches for The Divorce Center. She has been a mentor for volunteer mediators in the Norfolk Probate & Family Court.

Jody is the creator of “Honor thy Children; Jewish Parenting through a Divorced Lens,” which she presented with Rabbi Daniel Liben at the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) conference in Boston in 2017. Her blog series on “Speaking Out; Voices of Adult Children of Divorce” can be found on her website: http://www.divorcemediationabetterway.com

Jody earned a Master's of Social Work from Boston University. Jody enjoys public speaking and has shared her messages of “How to Get out of Your Own Way; Setting and Keeping Intentions” and “Effective Communication; How to Listen and Be Heard in Everyday Conversation”around the country in local workshops & conferences. You can contact her at jodycomins@me.com to arrange a speaking engagement.

Jody has lived in Framingham, MA since 1997 with her husband, Mike Schnur, and daughters Talia and Elizabeth.

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