Professional Experience and Affiliations

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

January 2020-Present: Founder/Affiliate, Collaborative Practice Center of Greater Washington

In September of 2010 I co-founded (along with Barbara Burr, JD, Lisa Herrick, PhD and Andrea Hirsch, JD) the Collaborative Practice Center of Greater Washington. Between 2010 and 2020 I served as a Principal of the Center while maintaining my primary office there. In January of 2020, I expanded my hours in Bethesda and changed my Principal status at the Center to that of Affiliate. I continue to see clients in both locations.

1989-Present:  Private Practice of Psychotherapy/Divorce Services
Provide psychodynamic psychotherapy to individuals (children, adolescent, and adults), couples, and families; mediation, parent coordination, divorce consultation, Collaborative Divorce (coach, child specialist)

1997-Present: Professional Trainer
Present nationally and internationally on such topics as psychodynamic psychotherapy,  divorce, parenting, alternate dispute resolution, and Collaborative Divorce.

September 2010-2020: Founder/Principal, Collaborative Practice Center of Greater Washington

2008-2014:  Founding Faculty, Collaborative Practice Training Institute (CPTI)
Developed curricula and presented nationally on topics related to Collaborative Divorce (as a part of multidisciplinary tri-state organization).

September 2011-2014:  Founding Board Member, Collaborative Project of Maryland

September 2011-2014: Collaborative Pro-Bono Project of DC, Founding Board Member

June 2010-2014:  Past President, Montgomery County Divorce Roundtable

September 2008-June 2013: Founding Board Member and Past-President, DC Academy of Collaborative Professionals

1997-2010: Founder/Director, The Center for Relationships in Transition (CRT) , Bethesda, MD
Private agency providing both general psychotherapy and specialized clinical services to families involved in separation, divorce, including custody evaluation, mediation, parenting coordination, and Collaborative Divorce.

2004-2009: Founder/Director, Metro Washington Center of the International Psychotherapy Institute (IPI Metro), Bethesda MD, 
Responsible for program and curriculum development and implementation, instruction, conference planning, marketing/outreach, supervision of faculty and students; liaison to IPI National.

2002-2010:  Faculty, International Psychotherapy Institute, Chevy Chase, MD

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS