My Professional Guidance:



Parent Resources, including Telling Your Kids About Divorce
Always Dad – Being a Great Father During and After a Divorce, by P. Mandelstein
Between Parent and Child, by Haim Ginott (Updated and Revised by Alice Ginott)
(Regarding communications between parents and children)
Dance of Anger, The by H. Lerner
Fatherneed, by K. Pruett
Good Divorce, The by Constance Ahrons
Graceful Divorce Solutions by Marcy Jones, JD “A comprehensive and protective guide to
saving you time, money and your sanity.”
No One’s The Bitch: A Ten-Step Plan for the Mother and Step-Mother Relationship by
Jennifer Newcomb Marine and Carol Marine. (Written by a mother and step-mother in
one family.)
Relationship Cure, Theby J. Gottman
Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, Theby J. Gottman
Sleeping Through The Night: How Infants, Toddlers and Parents Can Get a Good Night’s Sleep, by Jodi Mindell
Teens are Nondivorceable – A Workbook for Teens and Parents, by S. Bonkowsky
The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships In The Digital Age, by Catherine Steiner-Adair and Theresa Barker
Vicky Lansky’s Divorce Book for Parents, by V. Lansky
We’re Still Family, by Constance Ahrons
We Can Work It Out, by Notarius and Markman
When Your Child Needs Help; A Parent’s Guide to Therapy for Children,
by Fassler and Dumas
Your Divorce Advisor, by Mercer and Pruett
Collaborative Practice Professionals
Collaborative Divorce, by Tesler and Thompson (mental health perspective)
Collaborative Way to Divorce, The by Webb and Ousky (lawyers’ perspective)
Navigating Emotional Currents in Collaborative Divorce: A Guide to Enlightened Team Practice by Kate Scharff, MSW and Lisa Herrick, PhD (lawyers’ perspective)
TEN QUESTIONS FOR LISA HERRICK AND KATE SCHARFF – The World of Collaborative Practice by Kevin R. Scudder, Collaborative Attorney in Seattle, WA
Young Children
Dinosaurs Divorce, by Brown and Brown
It’s Not Your Fault Koko Bear, by V. Lansky
Pre-Teen and Teens
How It Feels When Parents Divorce, by J. Krementz
It’s Not the End of the World, by J. Blume


Ted Talk: Esther Perel: Rethinking infidelity … a talk for anyone who has ever loved
View CNN story on two of my prior Collaborative divorce clients.


International Academy of Collaborative Professionals  IACP
D.C. Academy of Collaborative Professionals  DCACP
Virginia Collaborative Professionals  VaCP
Collaborative Practice Training Institute  CPTI
Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia  CPNV