Petaluma, California 94952
Profession(s)Mental Health Professional
The emphasis of my clinical practice as a coach is working within the Collaborative Process in both Family Law and Probate cases. My commitment to Collaborative Practice is demonstrated by my undertaking leadership roles on both the local and state levels.
Professional ActivitiesCollaborative Council of the Redwood Empire, President (2006 -2008), Board of Directors (2004-2006)(2008-2010) ~Board of Directors, CPCal(2006-present)President of CPCal from 2011-2012 ~Recipient of The Eureka Award from CPCal
Adelphi University, BA in Psychology, 1970
Antioch University, 1981, MA in Clinical Psychology
As a member of the Collaborative Practice Trainers I have participated in a ten session session course, the Mastery of Collaborative Practice, offered in Sonoma County. The following year we offered this as an 8 session course.
Along with Barbara Bowen, LCSW, and Moss Henry,MFT, we conducted a training on Understanding High Conflict Personalities during the divorce process.
I have participated in two and three introduction to Interdisciplinary training for Collaborative Practice. I have also presented workshops focused on team development and team dysfunction.
Mastery of Collaborative Practice (10 class series from March 2007 through December 2007)
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Collaborative Practice, a three day seminar in Munich,Germany with Catherine Conner Aug.29 through Sept.1, 2007
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Team Approach to Collaborative Practice in Munich, Germany with Catherine Conner Feb.2008
Mastery of Collaborative Practice 2008- an Eight Class series in Santa Rosa, CA with Catherine Conner, Margaret Anderson, Susan Berg and Dana Schneider.
Introduction to Interdiscplinary Team approach to Collaborative Practice for the Santa Barbara, CA practice group, Sept.29, 2007 with Margaret Anderson
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Team Collaborative Practice in Napa, CA - a one day course iin March. 2008 with Catherine Conner
Introduction to Collaborative Practice a three day training in Munich, Germany with Catherine Conner in Feb. 2008
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Team Process in Fresno, CA -a two day course with Margaret Anderson
The Mastery of Collaborative Practice - a series of 8 classes in Santa Rosa, CA with the Collaborative Practice Trainers in 2008
Three day Introduction to Interdisciplinary Collaborative Team Practice in Munich, Germany with Catherine Conner, Jan 2009
Introduction to Interdisciplinary Collaborative Team Practice, Brevard County, Florida May 15 an 16, 2009
Two day Introduction To Interdisciplinary Team approach to Collaborative Practice in Hong Kong with Catherine Conner. Feb. 1 & 2, 2010
Two day interdisciplinary Collaborative Team Training with Catherine Conner in Bad Aibling, Germany. June9 & 10, 2010
European Collaborative Conference, Bad Aibling. June 12, 2010 presentation with Catherine Conner 'Team Dynamics in challenging conflict.
2010 IACP Forum Advanced Coaches Institute with Barbara Bowen,LCSW
2010 Introductory Interdisciplinary course at the AAML Conference Chicago,Ill 2 day training
2012 European Collaborative Conference in Edinburgh: building your collaborative practice group with Catherine Conner and Kim Beatson.
2012 European Conference co-facilitated a Mental Health Professionals round table discussion.
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