RelationSpace Online FAQ

What is RelationSpace Online?

RelationSpace Online is a tried, tested and trusted interactive program for high conflict separating parents. It provides an online learning experience that can be accessed anywhere and anytime, aimed at reducing the conflict of separation.

RelationSpace Online distils the best parts of The Relationspace clinical practice that has helped thousands of families in similar situations. The program includes video coaching, dramatisations, sound bites, text, quizzes, infographics and printable PDF’s. You will cover topics that are relevant and specific to interactions with a high-conflict ex-partner, how to tell the children about your separation and how to make communication less intense, to name a few.

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Children who are exposed to protracted and ongoing conflict and lengthy family court proceedings are at much greater risk of developing lifelong psychological and relationship problems. This has far-reaching consequences for future use of mental health services.

Early intervention to address conflict and resolve family disputes in divorce is essential in improving mental health outcomes for adults and children.   The program provides a birds’ eye view of what happens behind therapy’s closed doors and the learner feels very much a part of the experience as they follow a family through the first few months of a high-conflict separation.

You will receive a detailed transcript and certificate to show that you have completed and engaged in the program learning. This may be useful in some circumstances.

I am required to complete a Parenting After Separation (PAS) program. Is RelationSpace Online a PAS program?

RelationSpace Online is a PAS program and offers comprehensive and detailed evidence-based content and e-therapy around parenting after separation. The specialised content within the program has a focus on children, their developmental stages and the effect of toxic parental conflict and protracted communication issues.

The Courts, your family lawyer or legal practitioner, mediator, physician or other professional may require or suggest a Parenting After Separation program be completed.  The specialised content of RelationSpace Online covers topics of a PAS program in detail  

“The Relationspace Online program will enable clients to more constructively engage with a family law professional. This should provide better outcomes, more expeditiously not only for the party engaging but also, and most importantly, for the child or children of that relationship”.

– Accredited specialist – Family Law

Program enrolment to RelationSpace Online is immediate, offers content and material that is usually provided in the first 4 to 6 sessions with a clinical psychologist or therapist.  A Certificate of Completion is provided on completion of the program. You must complete Part 1-3 AND Part 4-6 to receive your certificate.

You may use this certificate and transcript to show that you have completed and engaged in a Parenting AfterSeparation (PAS) program.

How long is RelationSpace Online?

RelationSpace Online is availble to purchase in 2 halves (Part 1-3, and Part 4-6). All parts must be completed to receive a Certificate of Completion.

Most users take around 8 hours to complete all the material presented in the full program. However, you can spend as much time as you like reviewing lessons and material, downloading resources and practising the skills. Unlike traditional face to face therapy, with RelationSpace Online you can go back and review the videos and the lessons as often as you wish over your 6 week personal access period. full 



What do other users say?

“I found the content excellent, really useful.  I really love the idea of doing this kind of education in the privacy of your own home so you can devote time and attention, as opposed to a class environment”.       Katie (Interim hearing)

“What a great program – definitely something I have been looking for” Ruth (recently separated)

“Content was BRILLIANT! I’m so grateful to be included in the trial and have been given the opportunity to listen to Catherine and the actors who were just awesome”  Paul (Final Orders)

“I think it is a really excellent resource – mediation clients will really benefit from it as it covers so many of the questions that come up during mediation”  Lindy (FDRP)