Tobi is the Principal Coach/Mediator of Thames Valley Mediation Services. She is both an Accredited Family Mediator and an Accredited Elder Mediator with the Ontario Association for Family Mediation. She is a Certified Coach Practitioner. Tobi maintains designations as a Family Group Conference Coordinator and Child Protection Mediator, recognized with both the Provincial Roster at George Hull and the ADR Link working with families involved with the Children's Aid Society. Tobi has a Specialist Designation in Adoption Openness and is a recognized member of the High Conflict Institute.
Tobi opened her mediation and consulting practice in London, Ontario, after working as a Counsellor and Advocate with women and children. She has extensive experience working with families in high conflict situations, where there has been a history of domestic violence.
Tobi completed training in Conflict Resolution and Mediation through the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (2006). She has a Masters in Public Administration (2004), and a combined honours degree in Criminology and Sociology (2001). She continues to pursue further professional development and training opportunities in the field of conflict resolution.
Tobi works collaboratively with a broad range of multidisciplinary professionals, who together form a community of practices. If the situation is complex, working with a team of professionals to navigate difficult situations will ensure nothing is missed.Please visit the Community page for more information.
Tobi is engaged in her community, volunteering in her children's school, local sports associations and as a Board Member with a number of local charitable organizations. When Tobi is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family.