Trainings and Certifications


To effectively guide my clients in matters of divorce, co-parenting relationships, and mediation, it is crucial for me to remain well-informed and continually expand my knowledge base. Keeping up with current trends and information allows me to provide the best possible guidance. I have undergone extensive training in negotiation, mediation, and high conflict resolution, equipping me with the necessary skills to navigate complex situations. Additionally, I hold various certifications and maintain active professional affiliations that further enhance my expertise in this field. By staying abreast of the latest developments and continually honing my skills, I strive to offer my clients the highest level of support and assistance.

  • Harvard Program on Negotiation – Mediation and Conflict Management Certificate
  • Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training
  • Navigating Divorce with Parents of Children with Disabilities –Mosten Guthrie Academy
  • CDC Certified Divorce Coach®
  • Co-Parenting Specialist Certification – Mosten Guthrie Academy
  • Cinergy Conflict Management Coaching
  • Paralegal Certificate – University of San Diego
  • Divorce Mediation Certificate – Northwestern University
  • 40 Hour Family Mediation Training – Mosten-Guthrie Academy
  • Advanced Mediation Training – Mosten-Guthrie Academy
  • High Conflict Mediation Training – The High Conflict Institute
  • New Ways for Families Coach – The High Conflict Institute
  • Graduate of Coach U Core Essentials Program
  • Certified YouMap® Coach and Facilitator
  • Mastermind Group Facilitator Training
  • ​Mosten Guthrie Training Team
  • Co-Parenting Specialist Certification Training Team
  • VESTA: Redefining Divorce Vetted Network Professional
  • Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA)
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP)
  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)
  • American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)
  • Southern California Mediation Association (SCMA) Family Mediation Institute
  • Southern California Mediation Association (SMCA) Annual Conference
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) Annual Conference

Other First Steps Divorce Services

Whether you need individual divorce coaching, mediation or are looking for co-parenting help to create a parenting plan or improve communication, see my services below to choose the one that is right for where you are in your divorce journey.


Overwhelmed? Uncertain? Let me guide you in your divorce journey.


I am here to navigate the tough conversation and come to positive resolutions.


You are now in the “business” of raising your children together as co-parents. Let’s make a plan.