Bruce Fredenburg

Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County
23441 S. Pointe Dr., Ste 130
Laguna Hills, California 92653
United States
Office: 949 338-2218
Member since 2007
Membership Type: IACP
Profession(s): Mental Health Professional, Mediator

As a psychotherapist in clinical practice, I have worked with divorcing couples and their children since 1982 and am one of the founding members of Collaborative Divorce Solutions Orange County. After seeing, first hand, the destruction caused by court centered divorce processes, I was attracted to Collaborative Divorce which is based on mutual respect and alleviating the current and future trauma common in divorce. I have extensive training in collaborative divorce, mediation, domestic violence, chemical dependency and trauma recovery and management of chronic pain. I have been an instructor for medical students preparing for national board exams at National Medical Review School and in Human Services at Saddleback College. Based on my training, skills and experience, I was recruited by Orange County Social Services Agency specifically to create and teach parenting classes for Adoptive and Foster Parents.

Area(s) of Practice: Psychotherapy; Marriage, Family and Child Therapy; Collaborative Divorce Coaching; Child Specialist Services; Mediation; Co-parenting Coordination and Education
License(s): California Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist State of California Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
Professional Activities: • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) ~• Collaborative Practice California Delegate (2012-2013, 2013-2014) ~• Collaborative Practice California Southern CA Public Education Committee (2012-2013) ~• Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County (CDSOC) Founding Member (2003-Present) ~• CDSOC President Elect (2014-2015) ~• CDSOC Vice President Program Chair (2013-2014) ~• CDSOC Chair of Advertising Committee (2012-2013) ~• CDSOC Chair of Speakers Bureau (2011-2012) ~• CDSOC Chair of Training and Education (2010-2011) ~• CDSOC Training and Education Committee Member (2008-2009; 2009-2010) ~• Collaborative Divorce Team Training Train the Trainers Program (2010) ~• Collaborative Divorce Education Institute Leadership Team (2011 - present) ~• Collaborative Divorce Education Institute Training Team (2011 - present)
Education:
Undergraduate:
California State University Fullerton, Social Sciences

Post-graduate:
California State University Fullerton Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology
University of Southern California, Counseling Studies
Bresler Medical Center, Certification in Chronic Pain Management
EMDR Institute, EMDR Training Level 1 and Level 2
Comments: I am a founding member of CDSOC (Collaborative Divorce Solutions of Orange County) and have served on the CDSOC Board of Directors. I have been a presenter at the California state collaborative professionals organization's (CPCAL) conferences. In addition, I am a member of the Leadership Team and a trainer for the Collaborative Divorce Education Institute, which is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide excellent training for collaborative professionals as well as education for the public about peaceful and respectful solutions for families who are restructuring before, during and after the divorce process.
Training Offered

Three Day Collaborative Divorce Interdisciplinary Team Training: Fundamentals and Beyond
How to Have Difficult Conversations
Her Brain/His Brain: A Practical Approach to Dealing with Emotional Issues in Collaborative Practice
Men and Women: How to Understand Each Other
Creative Solutions For Dealing With Difficult People
Take the Pain Out of Change
Anxiety Solutions
Resolving Impasse Through the Magic of Brainstorming

Training Conducted

How to Have Difficult Conversations
Her Brain/His Brain: A Practical Approach to Dealing with Emotional Issues in Collaborative Practice
Men and Women: How to Understand Each Other
Creative Solutions For Dealing With Difficult People
Take the Pain Out of Change
Anxiety Solutions
Resolving Impasse Through the Magic of Brainstorming

Collaborative Training Reference

Available Upon Request