Timothy McMichael

FDR Mediation |Preparation for Mediation | Voice of the Child | Family Law Mediation|General Mediation | Counselling

Timothy is a Trans-Tasman award-winning professional working as a Mediator, Celebrant, Supervisor, Balint group leader, and Therapist with over 30 years experience in his field of work. He is widely trained in his chosen profession having studied in the United Kingdom, California, and in his home country here in New Zealand. He has significant experience of establishing and then supporting a range of differing services for various Non-Government Organisations

Timothy is an Independent Director and Board member of a number of NGO’s and membership organisations on both sides of the Tasman and is a Fellow of Resolution Institute.

Timothy is also a currently published author and academic researcher, and a fully qualified accredited FDR (Family Dispute Resolution) Provider also known as a Family Mediator. He maintains a busy private practice both in Auckland and Palmerston North, where he is able to see individuals and couples during the week, and on Saturdays and very occasionally on Sundays. Timothy makes extensive use of the secure and reliable Zoom Video platform for consultations, enabling people anywhere to connect with Timothy.

Timothy is involved Nationally and Internationally in the world of Balint Groups and is an accredited Balint Group Leader.

Timothy is appointed as an independent marriage and civil union celebrant pursuant to section 11 of the Marriage Act 1955 and section 26 of the Civil Union Act 2004

Languages: English
Areas of Expertise:
  • Adult Family and Elder Care
  • Anxiety
  • Aspergers/Austistic Spectrum Issues
  • Depression
  • Extended Family Issues
  • Gender Issues
  • Grief
  • Illness and Disabilities
  • Loss and Anger
  • Multi-Cultural Relationships
  • Multi-Generational Issues
  • Parenting/Care and Contact Issues
  • Relationship Property
  • Re-Partnered/Blended Family Issues
  • Separation
  • Sexuality Issues
  • Wills and Estates
Experience with specific cultural, religious, ethnic, or gender groups:
  • Bisexual
  • Catholic
  • Chinese
  • Fijian Indian
  • Gay
  • Hindu
  • Indian
  • Lesbian
  • Malaysian
  • Middle Eastern
  • Muslim
  • Māori
  • Pasifika
  • Samoan
  • Tongan
  • Transgender
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