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.

Alexander Mediation Group
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Articles Rachel has Published
Trauma and Divorce: What Good Parents Need to
Trauma and Divorce: What Good Parents Need to Know (Part IV)

{6 minutes to read} Why is the topic of trauma important in divorce? Why is it important to parents? People mess up; parents mess up. And divorce is replete with countless opportunities for the best and »

{6 minutes to read} Why is the topic of trauma important in divorce? Why is it important to parents? People mess up; parents mess up. And divorce is replete with countless opportunities for the best and brightest to err aplenty! With some forethought and understanding, we have the chance to keep inevitable emotional "boo-boos" from becoming psychological scars. Within every parental misstep lives the..

Rachel Alexander, · December 19th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · December 19th, 2019

Trauma and Divorce: What Good Parents Need to
Trauma and Divorce: What Good Parents Need to Know (Part IV)

{6 minutes to read} Why is the topic of trauma important in divorce? Why is it important to parents? People mess up; parents mess up. And divorce is replete with countless opportunities for the best and »

{6 minutes to read} Why is the topic of trauma important in divorce? Why is it important to parents? People mess up; parents mess up. And divorce is replete with countless opportunities for the best and brightest to err aplenty! With some forethought and understanding, we have the chance to keep inevitable emotional "boo-boos" from becoming psychological scars. Within every parental misstep lives the..

Rachel Alexander, · December 19th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · December 19th, 2019

Trauma and Divorce: What Good Parents Need to
Trauma and Divorce: What Good Parents Need to Know (Part IV)

{6 minutes to read} Why is the topic of trauma important in divorce? Why is it important to parents? People mess up; parents mess up. And divorce is replete with countless opportunities for the best and »

{6 minutes to read} Why is the topic of trauma important in divorce? Why is it important to parents? People mess up; parents mess up. And divorce is replete with countless opportunities for the best and brightest to err aplenty! With some forethought and understanding, we have the chance to keep inevitable emotional "boo-boos" from becoming psychological scars. Within every parental misstep lives the..

Rachel Alexander, · December 19th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · December 19th, 2019

Preventing Trauma – A Guide (Part II)
Preventing Trauma – A Guide (Part II)

{4 minutes to read} Because trauma is painful, complex and difficult to resolve, what can we do to prevent it? How can we intervene in the place between hurt and harm? This is the space where we can make »

{4 minutes to read} Because trauma is painful, complex and difficult to resolve, what can we do to prevent it? How can we intervene in the place between hurt and harm? This is the space where we can make a difference. The healing is in the quality of listening. The power is in the relating The same unhappy event in itself is not necessarily destined to morph into trauma. Take this example: a child..

Rachel Alexander, · November 26th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · November 26th, 2019