Sylvie Carr (she/her) is the Founder of Journey Restorative Mediation Services, and has a certification in Family Mediation from York University. Her specialization is in supporting parents who are struggling to resolve Custody and Access matters, creating Parenting Plans for couples moving through marital separation, and overseeing Supervised Access Visits.
With over 20 years of experience working with children and families, Sylvie brings a solid background and understanding of early childhood development and restorative practice experience to our team.
In addition to her specialization in Family Mediation, Sylvie is also a skilled Child and Youth Worker with many years of experience working in various children's mental health centres, residential care centres, and working directly with children and adolescents within the Peel District School Board, and Toronto District School Board.
Sylvie has a special interest in working with parents to safeguard parental alienation, supporting parent-child reunification, and helping parents to establish healthy boundaries and parenting plans in the best interest of their child's individual needs.
Sylvie is known for her calm, caring, and grounded personality. Her clients have appreciated not only her compassionate approach, but can also feel confident in her professional and personal experience navigating the separation and resolution process with families. Sylvie will take her time to understand your family's individual needs and develop a plan and recommendations to help you move through the challenges you are currently experiencing.
Sylvie is also available for child, teen, or parent counselling and coaching and is supervised by a Registered Social Worker so her services may be covered by your employee benefits package. She has a strong background in supporting children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their parents.
Sylvie is an animal lover, and a proud single mother to her 3 adult children and 7 grandchildren.
Sylvie is available for virtual, in-office, and in-home services.