Rita Burgoyne

308 Victoria Street
Dalhousie, New Brunswick E8C 2R7
Office Phone: 5198179377
Member since 2022
Membership Type: Emeritus (non-practicing)


Mental Health Professional, Mediator, Other

Rita Burgoyne is a Licensed Social Worker, with over 25 years of experience working with children and families in the mental health field. She is an Accredited Family Mediator, Family Group Conference Coordinator and a Collaborative Law Family Specialist. She served as a Leadership Facilitator on the Community Inclusivity Equity Counsel of the North York Region. She has earned an outstanding reputation providing counseling and conflict resolution in high conflict disputes. She currently coordinates a successful private practice in complex dynamics and conflict resolution. She is a clinician who is always open to new learning and she is an exceptional advocate for the rights of all people.

Area(s) of Practice: High Conflict Divorce - Alternative Disput Resolution - Reconciliation Therapy - Parental Allienation - Reunification Therapy -
License(s): OCSWSSW - NBASW - OASW - CASW - High Conflict Institute - Acc. FM OAFM - CP Med OAFM - HCAI - ADRIO, ADRIC

Undergraduate Education

BSW - U of Windsor 1996
Family Mediation Skills - Conrad Grebel University College

Professional Education

George Hull Center for Children & Families, Toronto, ON
Certified Family Group Conference Coordinator/Aboriginal Approaches
Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, ON
Family Mediation Skills: Theory & Practice
Cooperative Solutions, Toronto, ON
Family Law 101 Custody & Access, Property, Support
The Community Inclusivity and Equity Council of York Region
Courageous Leadership Course & Equity Institute
Community Inclusivity and Equity Counsel of North York Team member CIECRY
Provincial Equity Senior Leadership Facilitator
Certified Telehealth Mental Health Practitioner


In terms of my credentials I am a licensed Social Worker, ADR Practitioner, Accredited Family Mediator and a Collaborative Law Family Specialist. I am a qualified professional on various rosters in Ontario and internationally including but not limited to The George Hull Centre for Children and Families in Toronto, ADR Link at The London Family Court Clinic, The High Conflict Institute and The Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. I have been a guest trainer of High Conflict methods in Canada and internationally for these and other organizations. I have been practicing Family therapy for more than 25 years and I have provided Reunification therapy to families for over 15 years.