Kat Bellamano

Creative thinking. Effective Planning. Lasting Solutions.


Kat has been working with people in conflict for over 20 years and has been providing services by distance for over 10 years. She has a diverse practice as a dispute resolution professional and registered social worker, in private practice. Kat provides training, parenting coordination, mediation, arbitration, med-arb, circles, child interviewing and assessments, organizational development, coaching and facilitation; always with an emphasis on relationship building and working across differences. Her main area of focus is working with families and groups with complex circumstances such as high conflict, trauma or mental health challenges, addiction, involvement with the legal system or intercultural issues. She also provides the full range of her services by distance. She designs and provides training on mediation and conflict resolution skills, trauma informed practice, sexualized violence prevention, and family violence screening. Kat is also on the faculty of the Justice Institute of BC in both the Centre for Conflict Resolution and the Centre for Counselling and Community Safety and the faculty of Herzing College in the Kompass Professional Development Program.


Kat has been supporting families, individuals and organizations to achieve communication success since 2003.

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Kat works with organizations to build communication skills, clarify vision, and create roadmaps for success. 

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Kat specializes in working with high conflict families, creating child-centered, collaborative co-parenting agreements and helping families divide their asset and liabilities in ways that will minimize costs, preserve relationships and promote independence.

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Kat works with individuals to help them meet their parenting, professional, or rehabilitation goals