In families where there is pending divorce litigation, and/or contention regarding therapy, Jennifer's current policy requires both parents consent in writing, or that she be appointed to be your child's therapist in a court order, divorce decree, mediated settlement agreement, or other binding court document.

 
       
     
       
 
 

Parent Coordination and Parent Facilitation

Jennifer accepts a limited number of parent coordination and parent facilitation cases. Please have your attorney contact her prior to naming her in a court order to ensure she is available.

"Parenting Coordination is a child-focused alternative dispute resolution process in which a trained mental health or legal professional with mediation training and expertise assists high conflict parents to implement their parenting plan by facilitating the resolution of their disputes in a timely manner, educating parents about children's needs..."

From Guidelines for Parenting Coordination of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. (link)

 
 
 

Articles

 
    The New Model for Divorce -  
Texas’ Collaborative Team Model Offers a Constructive, Respectful Approach (link)
 
  Additional External Resources  
CoParenting Texas - Referrals and Resources for Families in Transition (link)
divorcecare.org (link)
divorcesupport.com (link)
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (link)
North Texas Families in Transition (link)
The Collaborative Law Institute of Texas (link)