Dr Glynis Wright
CDC Certified Divorce Coach®
The Alternative Divorce Company
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About my Practice

The Alternative Divorce Company based in Leicester, England was founded by Dr Glynis Wright MBE in order to provide specialist divorce coaching for couples in divorce or relationship breakup. The Company is unique however in not only providing divorce coaching but also having, under one umbrella, a number of reputable, affiliated businesses who provide expert support to people in breakup such as finance, legals, McKenzie friends, supported contact, other specialist support in areas such as grief management and trauma recovery, marriage guidance counselling and family and child therapy, These are additional resources that the client can choose to opt into on a “need to know, pay as you go” basis as they proceed through the different stages of their breakup.

Dr Glynis Wright MBE specialises in working with individuals and couples who aspire to a “beautiful divorce” – one where their overriding goal is to protect their children from the harm that can be caused by a  hostile breakup, and are committed to learning how to manage their emotional triggers to avoid getting de-railed from a civil breakup.  Dr Glynis supports her clients to keep communication channels open with their ex even in challenging circumstances in order to strengthen the likelihood of achieving consensual financial settlements and parenting agreements.

As a senior family lawyer and court advocate of many years, Dr Glynis also brings into her coaching an in depth understanding of the divorce process, financial settlements, child arrangements and court proceedings.

Dr Glynis also specialises in supporting individuals or couples after break-up to stay on track with their co-parenting arrangements and to remain child-focussed at all times.


Services I Offer

Getting clarity on whether to breakup or not, staying in control of the divorce process from start to finish, handling negotiations regarding the financial settlement, handling negotiations about the care of the children both during divorce and after divorce, moving on after breakup, signposting to other reputable services such as therapists, financial advisors, and legals needed in breakup, managing conflict, managing emotional triggers, de-escalating arguments, staying on track to achieve a civil breakup.




CDC Certified Divorce Coach®
Honorary Doctorate of Laws
Resolution Mediator
Legal Practices Course with Distinction
Diploma in Law with Commendation
BA Hons Eng/Phil

Professional Memberships

Until 2023, Member of the Law Society of England & Wales
Member of Resolution
Honorary member of the Leicestershire Law Society
Chair of the Advisory Board to the Faculties of Business and Law at De Montfort University, Leicester
Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Leicester
Trustee for Charity Alexs Wish, Leicester

Background Experience

Dr Glynis Wright MBE practised as a Family Lawyer for 15 years and founded her own law firm Glynis Wright & Co Family Solicitors and Mediators in 2010. The firm became known for its ethical approach to divorce and breakup and for its commitment to the importance of protecting children from conflict in divorce. Dr Glynis was elected as President of the Leicestershire Law Society in 2019 and served on the Executive Committee of the Law Society for 7 years. Dr Glynis received an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List in 2019 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Leicester in 2023 for her services to business and law. She left the legal profession in March 2023 having sold her law firm to Midlands based firm Nelsons LLP in order to retrain as a divorce coach and to give effect to her vision of The Alternative Divorce Company –  offering specialist divorce coaching along with other affiliated services needed by those in breakup under one umbrella.

Book a Complimentary Session

Dr Glynis offers a complimentary hour to allow the client to get to know her and to give the client the opportunity of understanding more about the coaching process before committing. She is happy to be contacted by email glynis@alternativedivorce.co.uk or telephone 07942 888649. There is also a contact form on The Alternative Divorce website alternativedivorce.co.uk that can be used to request a complimentary first meeting with Dr Glynis or to raise any other queries regarding the service on offer.

Use the form below to request your complimentary session.