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
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

What’s the Difference Between Hurt and Trauma? (Part
What’s the Difference Between Hurt and Trauma? (Part I)

{4 minutes to read} What's the difference between hurt and trauma and why do divorcing parents need to know? Hurt happens. Trauma may be preventable. In divorcing situations, some pain may be inevitable, »

{4 minutes to read} What's the difference between hurt and trauma and why do divorcing parents need to know? Hurt happens. Trauma may be preventable. In divorcing situations, some pain may be inevitable, but trauma is preventable! In a divorce, parents lose their tempers, over-share information, pick up the pieces from the damage of the other parent's lost temper or over-sharing, and so on. Children..

Rachel Alexander, · November 13th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · November 13th, 2019

Making Sense of Alimony — Question 3
Making Sense of Alimony — Question 3

{5 minutes to read} The current series of blogs is exploring three frequently asked questions regarding alimony. This article discusses the third of those questions: 1. What if the alimony payor starts »

{5 minutes to read} The current series of blogs is exploring three frequently asked questions regarding alimony. This article discusses the third of those questions: 1. What if the alimony payor starts earning more money after the marriage? Does alimony increase? 2. What if I (the payor) lose my job and can't afford to pay alimony? 3. What if she (the payee) is the one who wants the divorce AND the..

Rachel Alexander, · October 17th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · October 17th, 2019

Making Sense of Alimony — Question 2
Making Sense of Alimony — Question 2

{3 minutes to read} The current series of blogs is exploring three frequently asked questions regarding alimony. This article discusses the second of those questions: 1. What if the alimony payor starts »

{3 minutes to read} The current series of blogs is exploring three frequently asked questions regarding alimony. This article discusses the second of those questions: 1. What if the alimony payor starts earning more money after the marriage? Does alimony increase? 2. What if I (the payor) lose my job and can't afford to pay alimony? 3. What if she (the payee) is the one who wants the divorce AND the..

Rachel Alexander, · October 9th, 2019

Rachel Alexander, · October 9th, 2019