Do “together” better.

Transform relational stalemates and navigate conversational minefields with ease.

“I don’t even know who she is anymore”

“Every conversation ends in a shouting match”

“There’s just too much water under the bridge”

“They’ll never change – it’s easier to avoid them altogether”

“Our family gathers once a year… but is it even worth it?”

Sound familiar? If so, you’re not alone. Many of us find family time challenging – impossible, even. And, with more issues than ever dividing us, it’s easy to wonder whether these relationships are worth all the frustration and stress.

Let me ask you this: what do you want your family time to look like? How do you want it to feel? The answer typically describes the best version of family: a safe space to be yourself, share ideas and feelings, and get meaningful life support.

Okay. So, how do you get here from there? Well, one step at a time – beginning with the ability to talk to each other without avoiding, ignoring, or boiling over. Impossible? You’d be surprised how fast a few simple word changes and quick tricks can transform a conversation.


Better Starts Here

Personal, Family + Couples Coaching

Develop effective, personalized strategies to transform conversations by working with me one-on-one OR get focused help working through the specific issue(s) keeping your family/partner relationship stuck, discovering strategies to change the vicious cycle of ongoing stalemates.

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Group Coaching

Join in on the next group and come alongside a handful of like-minded women seeking to become better relationship peacemakers.

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Power Training

Jump into a range of self-guided online courses designed to empower you from “yuck” to “unstuck” in a variety of relational settings (home, work, friends, and more). Grow your own peacekeeping superpowers and effectively help guide others through communication stalemates.

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Transform “Togetherness” with Help From a Pro

Lauren Gonzalez, M.S. is a mediator with a Master’s in Conflict Resolution from the University of Oregon Law School. Her training includes conflict psychology, negotiation, and de-escalating communication methods. She teaches essential techniques designed to empower the effective dialogue necessary for more connected, rewarding relationships. Her guidance is:

  • Confidential – Maintaining your privacy is key to creating a safe space for authentic transformation
  • Personalized – Every relationship and history is different, so your best approach is tailored to your specific situation
  • Neutral – I make every effort to offer an environment where every perspective is honored equally
  • Collaborative – Getting everyone on the same page is essential to finding an approach that works for all involved

“Get essential guidance”

Lauren is a great listener able to guide clients through the essential steps of finding a solid solution.

“A compassionate approach”

Lauren is an excellent problem-solver with a special ability to lighten the mood of tense situations. She brings a gentle humor, sunny disposition, and sincere compassion for people experiencing stress.

“Highly recommended!”

Lauren is a dependable source of help and a joy to work with – highly recommended!

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