Max August

12490 Fielding Circle, #625
Playa Vista, California 90094
United States
Office Phone: 424-341-3010
Member since 2005
Membership Type: Emeritus (non-practicing)


Mental Health Professional, Mediator

How you choose to START the process leading to a divorce very much determines the OUTCOME.
<br>We believe that you and your family are better off if you know what your options are so that you can make informed decisions. There are many options available to you. Helping you choose from among the many options that will work best for you and your family now and in the future is my mission and my passion.

Area(s) of Practice: Divorce & Co-Parenting Coach Family Relationship Specialist Mediation & Co-Mediation
License(s): MFT (CA) License #MFT 27657

Professional Activities

Co-founder and Director of CHILDREN FIRST: Co-Parenting Support Services, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community service organization dedicated to making life safe and healthy for families going through the changes brought about by separation & divorce. ~ Currently living and practicing in the Los Angeles area ~ Past member of the Santa Barbara Collaborative Law Group ~ Past member of the Santa Fe Collaborative Practice Group ~ Past member of the Northern New Mexico Collaborative Divorce Alliance ~ Past board member of the New Mexico Collaborative Practice Group (state-wide organization)

Undergraduate Education

B.G.S., Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL Psychology

Postgraduate Education

M.A., Ryokan College, Los Angeles, CA Counseling Psychology

Professional Education

Certified Coach: Coach Training Alliance, Boulder, CO
Certified in Brief Therapy: Brief Therapy Center of Los Angeles
Certified in Solution-Focused Therapy: California Family Study Center
Certified In Integrated Body Psychotherapy: IBP Institute. Venice, CA


I currently live and work in the Los Angeles area. I'm a past member of the Santa Barbara Collaborative Law Group. I am a past member of the Santa Fe Collaborative Practice Group and the New Mexico Collaborative Practice Group. I served on the board of the NM Collaborative Practice Group from 2005-2007 and 2009-2011. I've been a Divorce Coach since 2003 and have participated in cases as a member of interdisciplinary teams since 2004.