Over twenty-five years of experience in applied psychology & the behavioral sciences. Licensed School Psychologist by the Florida Dept. of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance; Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor, by the National Board of Certified Counselors; Registered Custody Evaluator by the Professional Academy of Custody valuators; Trained in Comprehensive Child Custody Evaluations since 1996 by Dr. Bricklin; Trained in Forensic Examinations, Forensic Evaluations and
Juvenile Justice, Guardianship Evaluations, Assessing Violence Risk in Juveniles and Advanced Child Custody Evaluations by the University of South Florida, Dept. of Mental Health Law & Policy.
Trained Parenting Coordinator from USF, where such training meets the proposed certification guidelines of the Florida Supreme Court’s workgroup on Parenting Coordination.
Approved by numerous legal bars across the U.S. to provide Continuing Legal Education to attorneys on Parental Alienation Syndrome (i.e., FL, NY, CA, CN, GA, NC, MN)
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I think everyone’s least favorite word is BUDGET. Why don’t we want to hear that word? Think about it: We’re asking ourselves to do something we don’t want to do — or worse yet, someone else is asking us to do it. While we might not like them, having a budget does help. In divorce planning — whether you are going to litigation,…See More
I remember when the default custody arrangement had one parent as the custodial parent, and the other parent was known as the “Disneyland parent.” They had their children every other weekend, and maybe once during the week for dinner. Today it is more common to see joint parenting time consist of one week on, and one week off or “two-two-five-five” time,…See More
Very often, couples who are divorcing amicably, or who have straightforward financial situations, will forgo meeting with a financial professional while they go through mediation. Though this may seem logical on its face, “going it alone” may result in unnecessary hardship and inaccurate calculations. It is easy to simply look at a tax table today and say “I am going…See More
Going through divorce means dealing with hundreds of details, some more important than others. One detail that merits extra contemplation is how to deal with the marital home.Does one spouse want to keep it because the children still live there? You don't want to disrupt their lives any more than is already happening. What if the children are grown? Do you still need that much of a house?Here are the three most common means of dealing with the house in divorce:Selling the house and dividing the…See More