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Co-Parenting Coach In Minnesota

Co-Parenting Coach In MinnesotaCo-parenting after a divorce is one of the most challenging aspects of the process. It can be hard to let go of the old emotions, conflict and the unhealthy dynamic that led to the split, but when you share children, you must find a way to work together after your divorce is final. The vast majority of divorces result in some form of shared custody, so a positive and successful co-parenting approach

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Preparing For The Holidays And Divorce

Preparing For The Holidays And Divorce If you have separated or divorced in 2021 or are going through the difficult process right now, you may be looking ahead to holidays like Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas with uncertainty, dread, anxiety and sadness. This is absolutely normal. Even if you were unhappy in your marriage, holidays were likely spent as a family unit. This year is going to feel different – no doubt about that. One thing that you can do

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Do I Need a Communication Coach?

Do I Need a Communication CoachOne of the most important components in a marriage is communication. In fact, when couples are asked why they decided to divorce, many point to failed or poor communication as the root cause of their marital problems. One thing that is important to recognize is that if you share children, the need for strong communication does not end when you sign your divorce papers. In fact, it is more important than ever to develop a clear and open path for communication once your divorce is over and you are both leading separate lives. A communication coach can help you communicate effectively, reduce overall conflict and focus on workable solutions

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Relationship Changes During COVID-19

Relationship Changes during COVID-19We have heard a lot in the last few months about how the Covid-19 pandemic does not care about borders, religious and political affiliation, and most other categories that organize our society. This is true—the virus that has changed our world so dramatically in such a short time does not care about much other than spreading to a new carrier, whoever that may be. But the novel coronavirus is not the only force of nature

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Virtual ADR Services

Virtual ADR ServicesWhile none of us would choose to be fighting the COVID-19 pandemic this year, we can all agree that this is a time to keep our community safe. AMS Mediation has made a commitment to safely offer Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services during this uncertain time. This means that you can work with our team virtually to resolve issues related to divorce, child custody, parenting disputes and many others. We have transitioned our services online so that you are able to move forward with the issues you face

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Communication Coach Near Me

Communication Coach Near MeThere are many reasons couples decide to divorce. One very common issue is a lack of or difficulty with communication. Communication problems are at the root of many of the issues that cause divorce. Even if you have decided that your marriage cannot be saved, there are reasons to continue to work on strengthening communication during the divorce process and ever after the divorce. For example, communication is a critical part of co-parenting after divorce. A communication coach can help you improve communication, reduce conflict, and develop strategies to solve issues well after your divorce is final. Amber Serwat of AMS Mediation is a trusted local communication coach in Burnsville, MN. Amber will tailor her approach to your specific needs

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The safety of clients, ourselves, and colleagues is our top priority while we remain available to assist you as you navigate the new and uncharted territory caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


Offering All Services Virtually

While providing virtual ADR services was not part of our plan, we have made the necessary accommodations to ensure we can continue to serve our clients during these unsettling times. All services are currently available through virtually. We are using Zoom for videoconferencing. We suggest that you download this app to your phone or the program to your computer at


Limited In-Person Services

We have resumed limited in-person services for sessions with 1 or 2 participants scheduled for a maximum of 2 hours. Masks are required in our building and in session. Availability is subject to change based on local regulations and CDC guidelines.


Office Hours

Our office hours remain the same and we remain available by phone and email. The main office number is 952.252.1492. Gabe can be reached via email at


New Clients Welcome

We offer free 1-hour divorce consultations via Zoom. Potential PC and PTE clients are invited to schedule a free 15-minute phone call. Please call 952.252.1492 to set up an appointment. We are here to help!

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we all continue to adapt to these rapidly changing and chaotic times. Stay strong, stay resilient, and stay healthy!


Amber Serwat & Gabe Frye
ADR Professional & ADR Assistant

Divorce Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services - Amber Serwat Mediation

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