Gainesville, Florida 32601
Profession(s)Mental Health Professional, Mediator, Other
I offer multiple services to couples and families:
--Couples and Family Psychotherapy (premarital, marital/couple/family discord, marital mediation, elder mediation and marital/relationship dissolution).
--Family Mediation Solutions: a pre suit, pro-se mediation in partnership with a family attorney where we both act as co-mediators.
--Collaborative Divorce professional: offering group facilitation, couple coaching, child/family specialist services, or mediator
On a personal note, I'm married 48 years. We have 2 grown and married sons along with 6 beautiful grandchildren. I am a sole practitioner located in the historic district of Gainesville, FL.
Professional Activities--North Central Florida Family Therapy Alliance (Board Member) --North Central Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals (Co-president & Executive Board Member) --Presenter: Peaceful Divorce Options - a monthly, 2-hour community service designed to help the public divorce outside of court --Panel member to the 8th Judicial Circuit's Family Law Section on high conflict families
Santa Fe College, 1997
University of Florida, 2000
University of Florida, 2004
--Extensive post graduate training in Couples and Family Therapy by The Gottman Institute
--Extensive post graduate training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy by Drs. Steve deShazer (dec.) & Insoo Kim Berg (dec)
--Training in Discernment Counseling by Dr. William Doherty
--Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediation Training by Dr. Tina Jaekle
--Training in Collaborative Divorce Law by Robert Merlin et al and Forrest (Woody) Mosten
--Training in pre-suit, pro-se mediation by Stacy Langenbhalm, Steve Sulmeyer
--Training in Parenting Coordination by Dr. Debra Carter