B.P.R. Therapy, Mediation & Coaching Services
Couple & Family Therapist, Mediator & Collaborative Law Professional
Comments on Profession
I am a trauma-informed mediator which means that services include education on the effects, prevention, and recovery of trauma. Visit my website for free information on trauma. I utilize mostly the facilitative style of mediation which includes being less directive, rarely providing my opinion, orchestrating the process, leaving outcomes to the parties, asking a lot of questions to encourage understanding, assisting parties to develop and evaluate their own proposals for settlement. I ensure the process is tailored to clients’ needs and I am process driven. I may also use the evaluative style of mediation which includes the assessment of strengthens and weaknesses and may give directives, my opinion or advice on occasion. Given the level of trust that develops between myself and the parties, the transformative style of mediation may occur which focusing on the party’s relational interaction, focusing on change in the quality of conflict, leading from behind with patience, and I may translate, reframe or reinterpret issues.
The University of Iowa, Ph.D. December 2019 Couple & Family Therapy Saint Louis University, Masters of Arts May 2012 Counseling & Family Therapy Eastern Illinois University, Bachelors of Science Aug. 2009 University, and Departmental Honors
Areas of Training
Mental Health, more specifically Couple and Family therapy. I am a certified trauma professional and very proficient in managing conflict and communication between people. I am also a trained Collaborative Law Coach and Child Specialist.
I have been practicing as a couple and family therapist since 2012 across a variety of settings.
Date of Initial Mediation Training
Mediation Training Hours
$100 per party per hour. Screenings and prep session are required as well which is a flat $50 fee.
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