Guest Speakers

The Expo Stage will feature an industry wide discussion each day as well as guest speakers sharing personal stories on specific issues and areas of interest.  The Expo will look to educate attendees on family-related issues, emerging trends and areas for growth and improvement.

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Moderator Kevin Frankish - Family Support Show

Kevin Frankish

Moderator Kevin Frankish can be seen each weekday morning on “BT-BreakfastTelevision” and has been recognized repeatedly for his career achievements and community involvement.

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Dr. Pamela Wilansky-Traynor, Psychologist

Dr. Pamela Wilansky-Traynor

Dr. Pamela Wilansky-Traynor is a licensed psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with a focus on clinical psychology in children, adolescents, and adults.  She is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry.

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Deborah Moskovitch, Divorce Consultant and Educator

Deborah Moskovitch

Deborah Moskovitch is a Divorce Consultant and Educator, Radio Host and creator of “The Smart Divorce®.

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Howard Hurwitz, Social Worker

Howard Hurwitz

Howard Hurwitz is a social worker specializing in high conflict families. He provides child-focussed services with the goal of reducing conflict between parents.

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Brahm D. Siegel, Family Law

Brahm D. Siegel

Brahm D. Siegel is a senior partner at a family law and divorce boutique firm. Certified as a Specialist in Family Law, Brahm is co-author the Ontario Family Law Rules Annotated.

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Nancy R. Huntley, Acc.FM (OAFM), CPMed

Nancy R. Huntley, Acc.FM (OAFM), CPMed

Nancy Huntley is an Accredited Family Mediator and recently achieved her designation as a Certified Child Protection mediator. She is currently President of the Ontario Association for Family Mediation.

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John P. Schuman, EMCA, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., LL.M.John P. Schuman, EMCA, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., LL.M.

John P. Schuman has litigated before every level of court in Ontario, several tribunals and the Supreme Court of Canada. Several of John’s cases have been reported in law reports. John’s cases involving children’s rights have been reported in the national media.

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Guest Speaker - Family Support Expo - Dr. Kenny Handelman is a Child, Adolescent and Adult PsychiatristDr. Kenny Handelman is a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist

Dr. Kenny Handelman is a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist who is an expert in ADD/ADHD. He is board certified in the USA and Canada, and is an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Western Ontario.
Dr. Handelman is the best-selling author of: Attention Difference Disorder: How To Turn Your ADHD Child or Teen’s Differences Into
Strengths in 7 Simple Steps
, a book for parents of kids and teens with ADHD.

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Guest Speaker - Family Support Expo - Beth Sadavoy Beth Sadavoy

Beth Sadavoy is a Family Clinician with the Early Psychosis Intervention Team at the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Toronto. She provides support and information to families who have a loved one experiencing mental health challenges. Her goal is to help families understand and cope with mental health issues, and learn how to best support their loved one in their recovery, thus minimizing the impact of the mental health challenges on the entire family unit. Beth graduated with her MSW from Smith College School for Social Work in Massachusetts in 2008, and has been working with youth and children in a clinical role since that time.

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