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Forgiveness is the cornerstone especially in a divorce

January 23, 2012


Forgiveness is the cornerstone especially in a divorce

with Divorce Attorney Lori Rubenstein

Divorce Attorney & Personal Life Coach as well as author Lori Rubenstein joins us on eHealth Radio, a part of the NEW eHealth Radio Network.

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Listen to Lori's interview with host Eric Michaels discuss the following:

  • Why are we talking about Divorce on a Health Show?
  • You are famous for saying Divorce is a GIFT, what does that mean and why do you say that. Don’t you get in trouble?
  • Why are you so passionate about this kind of work? I would think it’s pretty depressing.
  • Why should people choose mediation over litigation?
  • What role does forgiveness play in your work as a divorce coach?

» Don't miss her parting tip to those going through or thinking of divorce. Note: Save this to your iPod/mp3 player or the desktop on your computer and listen to it again for your relationship guide or simply subscribe to this feed and never miss another episode on the eHealth Radio Network. Refer to audio player and links below.


About Lori Rubenstein:

As a personal life coach, I dare to transcend with my clients. I powerfully speak the truth while passionately and responsibly connecting with clients. Together, we joyfully and intuitively allow the spirit within us to soar. I have transcended many times in my own life. I am currently a Personal Life Coach, Mediator, and successful Divorce Attorney. I teach classes for Divorce and Custody as well as Life Makeover Classes. As a Divorce Attorney, I have worked with over a thousand clients to help them deal with fearful transitions in their lives.

As a mediator, I help people find creative solutions and gain dignity by resolving their own conflict. I am told that I am an amazing "idea person". As a coach, I love helping people to transcend their current situation and find joy and passion in their lives once again. My experience is both professional and personal.

As a mother of two children, I practice walking my talk. As a child of divorce, and also daily with my divorce clients, I know and see the effects of continuing the parental fight around children. It has serious ramifications on the children's self-esteem. As a divorced and remarried parent, I continue to be reminded of how my own choices affect my children. When I was a teen, I became involved with drugs, ending with a year long stint at a drug addiction center... this was a turning point in my life. Bottled up negative energy was transformed into courage, strength, and the ability to change and enrich my life. Once I recognized the need to change and grow, I discovered the resolve within myself to accomplish my desires.

I was the first in my family to graduate from college (University of Nevada in Reno), and graduated in 1985 with a Juris Doctor from Antioch School of Law in Washington, DC. I was an attorney for Legal Services in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for 5 years and then the Regional Director of Oregon Legal Services' Roseburg branch for another five years.

In 1994 I became a certified mediator through Confluence Northwest in Portland, OR, and in 1995 I went into private practice. In 2002 I was certified by the Academy for Coach Training (Bellevue,WA) as a Certified Professional Coach. I have been on numerous legal and community boards. I was the past Young Career Woman for the Oregon Business and Professional Women's Club, past president of the Douglas County Bar Association, past board member of the Oregon Bar Association's Local Professional Responsibility Committee and Family Law Section, and was on numerous statewide family law task forces in both Oregon and Pennsylvania.


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