Christina McGhee, MSW, is an internationally recognized divorce parenting expert, speaker, and author.
While splitting up is undeniably hard, Christina believes divorce doesn't have to equal devastation for families. She feels with the right kind of information and support, parents can be a child's absolute best resource when families change.
Throughout her career, she has educated parents and professionals on how to minimize the impact of divorce on children. In her book, PARENTING APART: How separated and divorced parents can raise happy and secure kids, Christina offers parents valuable strategies for dealing with the "real-life" everyday challenges of coparenting.
One of her core beliefs is that divorce doesn't make you a bad parent. It makes you a parent going through a bad time.
Because she is passionate about helping parents get through that bad time, Christina also maintains an active coaching practice that allows her to work with Moms and Dads all over the world.
Most recently, Christina launched an online program, Coparenting with Purpose. Designed to provide moms and dads with an easy, convenient way to access critical information, it's filled with practical tools and solutions for managing the most common coparenting problems.
Additionally, she has contributed to several other media projects as a featured expert, a content consultant, and a writer/producer. She work with parents was featured in the Channel 4 UK documentary series, How to Divorce Without Screwing Up Your Kids. Currently, she serves as a consulting producer and subject matter expert for the documentaries SPLIT: A film for kids and their parents and Split UP: The Teen Years two compelling films that let kids know they're not alone and normalize the many feelings and experiences children and teens encounter when parents part.
Christina has also leveraged her broad range of experience to cultivate a series of unique "child-focused" trainings that help professionals engage with clients more effectively, deepen their understanding of how divorce impacts families, and use that knowledge to help coparents craft better agreements.
As a speaker, Christina offers customized trainings for family lawyers, collaborative professionals, and mediators designed to be interactive, engaging, and thought-provoking.
Her programs focus on creating a comfortable space for practicing essential skills that maximize learning while providing strategies participants can use right away.
Over the years, she has been featured on television, radio, podcasts and in print around the US and abroad. A few places you may have seen her are TODAY Parents, the BBC, The Times and Parents Magazine.
When she's not busy restoring order to the universe, Christina spends her time taking in sunsets, searching for the perfect cup of coffee, and ordering more books than she can possibly read.