New Zealand Law Awards Mediator of 2017. Timothy is a Trans-Tasman award winning professional working as counsellor, mediator, supervisor, Balint group leader and therapist with over 30 years experience in his field of work.
The end of a relationship can be fraught with tension and miscommunication, especially when children are part of the equation. The OurFamilyWizard® website and free to download App are designed to reduce the stress of managing communication and family plans across separate households. Equipped with a robust feature set, OFW® can help families handle the unique responsibilities of co-parenting.
Timothy McMichael is a significant supporter of Our Family Wizard®, and was responsible for its' mainstream launch in New Zealand through the Family Works Resolution Service, which offers the app free of charge to all parties who apply for Family Dispute Resolution with their service.
In his private practice, Timothy encourages all parties to download and use the app at the beginning of any referral, as use of Our Family Wizard® during the work, whether Family Court ordered or via a self referral, will always support improved communication and better, less stressful co-parenting as separated parents.
Your family information at your fingertips.
Streamline your co-parenting with the OFW® mobile apps. Quickly access your parenting time calendars, send expense reimbursement requests and payments, access emergency contact details, share photos, and more no matter where you are. Download the OFW® mobile app for your iPhone®, Android®, KindleFire® or Blackberry® device.
More than standard email or texting.
Unlike traditional email or texting, OFW® messaging creates a secure platform for communication between parents. Feel confident in your records with the knowledge that messages can never be edited, deleted, or retracted. Plus, tools like ToneMeter™ can help to commit to keeping your communication positive and productive.
A clear view of family plans.
Confusion over scheduling causes unnecessary conflict for many families. But with the OFW® Calendar, you can trust that everyone is always on the same page. Track your parenting schedule, share appointment details, and easily submit requests for changes to parenting time all within one application.
A virtual diary that works for you.
Use the OFW® Journal to maintain notes for yourself, your professionals, or to share with your family. Your entries can serve as your certified, unchangeable personal incident log. Record observations, reflect on co-parenting, or document last-minute schedule changes all in one safe place.
Your important family information, all in one place.
Keep all of your most important family information in one safe place. The OFW® Info Bank is organized into sections for you to store medical histories, insurance information, emergency contacts, school schedules, files, photos, and more. No more hunting for the details you need when you need them.
To listen to a recent podcast with Jai Kissoon, one of the founding partners of Our Family Wizard click here.
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