Jo-Annn McNamarra

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner

Jo-Anne McNamara is a family dispute resolution practitioner accredited with the Australian Attorney Generals Department.

If you would like face to face services contact the practitioner directly:

Business Name: ADRAMS Mediation

Business Address:  Perth, By appointment only

Phone: 0423 561 736


Ascent Dispute Resolution and Mediation Services (ADRAMS) is a Western Australian Mediation and Conflict Resolution Service founded by Jo-Anne McNamara.

Jo-Anne is a registered Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (FDRP) and a Nationally Accredited Mediator (NMAS) under the Family Law Act & Regulations with the Australian Attorney Generals Department.

Jo-Anne practices in Western Australia and can also conduct Family Dispute Resolution Mediation regionally, and nationally via Teleconferencing.


I am a Child and Family Focused Mediator.  I also an very comfortable working with people from different cultural and language backgrounds including indigenous families.

My goal for my clients is to help you to:

  • Collaborate and work cooperatively to work out your parenting, financial and property agreements following separation.
  • Connect to other services by maintaining strong networking relationships with Indigenous and other community groups and support organisations, Family and Community Service providers
  • Make the most of positive resolution practices and learn how to manage difficult conversations in the future more easily
  • Registered as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner with the Attorney General’s Department, Canberra
  • National Accredited Mediator (NMAS)
  • Bachelor of Arts – Majors in Industrial Relations and Political Science
  • Diploma of Teaching
  • Diploma of Counselling (currently completing)


  • Mediation Institute – NMAS Accreditation Body and complaint handling service for mediation services
  • Australian Councillors Association
  • IICT
  • Australian Professional Councillors
  • Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution
  • NMAS Mediator Accreditation

Jo-Anne has many years experience helping people to resolve difficulties in their lives and relationships with others as a counsellor, teacher and more recently professional mediator.

She has experience as a lifeline counsellor and providing dispute resolution services face to face and making use of technology.

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