Rachel Alexander, Esq., Mediator, FOP, CFT

Divorce Attorney, Mediator, Certified Focusing Professional
Rachel Alexander,

Credentials: Diploma/Degree

Institution: Benjamin Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University

Certification: Juris Doctorate

Certification Year: 2000

Institution: The International Focusing Institute

Graduated: 2015

In practice since: 2000

As a professional divorce mediator and family law attorney in NJ, Rachel Alexander is a mediator first and attorney second. Before any of that, she is a person, of course, and one who has experienced divorce and its inherent losses and disruptions first hand.

She is passionate about supporting her clients through this critical, life changing event. Rachel studied social work at Columbia University in New York City prior to entering law school. This education provided her a deep appreciation for the family system and what developing children need in order to grow into high-functioning adults.

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Articles Rachel has Published
If I Can Waive Alimony, Why Can’t I
If I Can Waive Alimony, Why Can’t I Waive Child Support?

{5:45 minutes to read} If I can waive alimony, why can't I waive child support? Fair question. Here's why: Alimony and child support are two different things and are treated differently under the law. »

{5:45 minutes to read} If I can waive alimony, why can't I waive child support? Fair question. Here's why: Alimony and child support are two different things and are treated differently under the law. Alimony might be a right of a spouse, but child support is the right of a child. And just like I cannot waive my neighbor's rights to quiet enjoyment, I cannot waive the right of my child to be supported..

Rachel Alexander, · February 5th, 2018

Rachel Alexander, · February 5th, 2018

THE FOCUS ORIENTED DIVORCE HAS ARRIVED
THE FOCUS ORIENTED DIVORCE HAS ARRIVED

{2:30 minutes to read} I am pleased to announce the completion of my certification as a Focus Oriented Professional, and a Certified Focusing Trainer. The certifications are the culmination of over two »

{2:30 minutes to read} I am pleased to announce the completion of my certification as a Focus Oriented Professional, and a Certified Focusing Trainer. The certifications are the culmination of over two years of study, learning, and practicing. I have often made mention of the focusing training, teachers and the Focusing Institute in my blogs. Focusing can offer immediate relief to the divorcing populous..

Rachel Alexander, · January 15th, 2018

Rachel Alexander, · January 15th, 2018

Pathology Pointing: Why it Doesn’t Work in Divorce
Pathology Pointing: Why it Doesn’t Work in Divorce

PATHOLOGY POINTING: WHY IT DOESN'T WORK IN DIVORCE December 5, 2017Communication, Divorce, MediationPosted By: Rachel Alexander, Esq. What is the difference between Pollyannaism and a Balanced Realism »

PATHOLOGY POINTING: WHY IT DOESN'T WORK IN DIVORCE December 5, 2017Communication, Divorce, MediationPosted By: Rachel Alexander, Esq. What is the difference between Pollyannaism and a Balanced Realism Approach? {4:36 minutes to read} Pathology Pointing Our western medical model is pathology-based; our biology is organized around identifying problems. Evolutionarily, problems = danger. But could there..

Rachel Alexander, · December 6th, 2017

Rachel Alexander, · December 6th, 2017