Collaborative Team Divorce is designed for couples who are facing a crisis or transition time in their family relationship and want to create hope for the entire family to have a good future. Whether or not a couple will separate or divorce, both husband and wife recognize the need to work respectfully together for the sake of their children and families.
The Collaborative process offers a completely private and confidential solution to address emotional, psychological, financial and legal tasks that occur with a separation or divorce. This process also has the opportunity to assist with reconciliation.
As a Family Specialist, I can help guide couples through this process by helping them get the most value out of the professionals they work with. I also help couples address the underlying emotional or psychological issues which will help them achieve a deeper resolution and long term success. I assist couples by developing effective communication skills and techniques to reduce anxiety so they can express creative solutions and make informed decisions about their future. As a Family Specialist, I also support couples in the drafting of future orientated parenting and communication plans.
As a Family Specialist, I assist the children and their families in addressing the needs that arise as the family restructures from a family living in one home to a family living in two homes. I meet with parents to obtain developmental information, identify family strengths and set goals for the childrens needs in the process. I also meet with the children to assess their hopes and needs for the future. As a Family Specialist I help the parents create a future orientated parenting plan. Together, both parents and I develop detailed plans for child transitions, on-duty and off-duty parenting time, parenting philosophies and much more.
|2011||Mediation Training||Bill Eddy||6.00|
|2010||Advanced Interdisciplinary Training||Dave Mathews||6.00|
|2010||Advanced Interdisciplinary Training||Linda Solomon||3.00|
|2008||Advanced Collaborative Law Training||Linda Solomon||12.00|
|2008||Advanced Interdisciplinary Training||Linda Solomon||6.00|
|2008||Mediation Training||Karen Irvin||40.00|
|2007||Intermediate Interdisciplinary Training||Ahrons||3.50|
|2007||Intermediate Interdisciplinary Training||Clemenson & Romanoff-Newman||3.50|
|2006||Advanced Interdisciplinary Training||Smith & Gamache||12.00|
- Family Specialist
- Divorce Coach
Postgraduate Education: Bethel Seminary ~ M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
- Minnesota Supreme Court Rule 114 Roster — Family Mediator
- Member: International Academy of Collaborative Professionals