Karen Bonnell

Collaborative Professionals of Washington
4040 Lake Washington Blvd NE
Kirkland, Washington 98033
United States
Office: 425.454.4510
Member since 2007
Membership Type: IACP
Profession(s): Mental Health Professional

With over 25 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families, my strength in Collaborative Divorce is my ability to help couples find a bridge of understanding under the most stressful circumstances. I have taught parent education; am certified in Compassionate Listening; and provide advanced communications skill building and high conflict resolution skills to professionals in health care and business.

Author of "The Co-Parents' Handbook: Raising Well-Adjusted, Resilient, and Resourceful Kids in a Two-Home Family from Little Ones to Young Adults" (published July 2014, CMC Publishers and June of 2015 with Balboa Press).

Author of "The Parenting Plan Handbook: A Four-Part Video Guide to Skillfully Building a Strong, Child-Centered Parenting Plan" with Felicia Malsby Soleil, JD to be released in November 2015. (CMC Publishsers, available at Amazon and streaming on Covestream.com).

Area(s) of Practice: Divorce Coach, Co-Parent Coach, Mediator and Consultant
License(s): Washington State ARNP ~Board Certified in Adult Psych-Mental Health Nursing since 1982
Professional Activities: King County Collaborative Law Board member (past) Collaborative Professionals of Washington Board member (past)
Education:
Undergraduate:
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, BSN, 1977

Post-graduate:
Univeristy of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MS in Psychiatric Nursing, 1980
Comments: I'm available to work as a 'young adult' specialist for a family of children ages 16 and above.