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High Conflict Coparenting: Interventions for children’s alignment and Resistance- An online Course

Overcoming Barriers, Inc. in collaboration with William James College is pleased to offer a new online multi-module course entitled: High Conflict Coparenting: Interventions for Children’s Alignment and Resistance  Robin M.Deutsch, PhD, ABPP, Barbara Jo Fidler, PhD, C.Psych, John A. Moran, PhD, Matthew Sullivan, PhD, and Peggie Ward, PhD, presenters The online course dates are: September 11 – […]

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Smartphones in shared custody arrangements, pros and cons

Interesting perspectives on pros and cons Smartphone Article from Marin County Bar Association

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Parenting Coordination Training-Chicago-3/06-7, 2017

Dr. Sullivan will conduct a 2-day Parenting Coordination Training at the Loyola Law School in Chicago on March 6th and 7th, 2017. Please go to the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts website (afccnet.org) to “conferences and training” for a brochure with more information and to register or email me at sullydoc@aol.com.    

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New Professional Book announcement about intervening with Parent-child contact problems

Oxford University of Press is releasing the following book Overcoming Parent-Child Contact Problems Family-Based Interventions for Resistance, Rejection, and Alienation Edited by Abigail M. Judge and Robin M. Deutsch Dr. Sullivan has written 3 chapters in this book: 6: Overview of the Overcoming Barriers approach Peggie Ward, Robin Deutsch, and Matt Sullivan 9: “West Group”: […]

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Parenting Coordination 2-day training in Vancouver, B.C.

September 12-14, 2016 Dr. Sullivan will do a 2-day training in the practice of Parenting Coordination. It will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia.  Mark your calendar. I will provide more specifics when we have the brochure.

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AFCC Annual Conference Seattle, 6/01-3, 2016

Please join the AFCC for an amazing conference for family law professionals in a superb venue – Seattle in June! Dr. Sullivan is both conference co-chair and is presenting a workshop on ethical issues involving attorney-Forensic Mental Health professional roles. Go to the AFCC website for the conference brochure: www.afccnet.org Hope to see you there

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Anchorage PC training materials

The following are additional materials for the training on 12/11+12 If you click on these links, they should download to your computer Coparenting.JCC.word Guidelines_for_Court_Involved_Therapy SUGGESTED_READINGS_PC_doc APA+flyer+-+Parenting+Coordination+in+Postseparation+Disputes PC Pamphlet

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Overcoming Barriers presentation for Attorney’s Briefcase DVD

Commissioner (ret) Marge Slabach, Sherry Cassedy, Michelle Michele Bissada and Matt Sullivan did a 3 hour presentation to Attorneys and Judges on Novemer 2, 2015 in San Francisco. You can obtain the DVD from the presentation at http://www.atybriefcase.com/attys/store/storecoursesnewdetail.php?ProductID=131&cid=3 copy the link onto your computer.

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Two-Day Parenting Coordination training, 12/11+12 in Anchorage Alaska

Dr. Sullivan has been invited by the Alaska Bar association to provide a 2-day basic training in parenting coordination. Here is the outline of the training. I’ll post the brochure with additional information as soon as I receive it. Anchorage.PC.MJS.12:11+12:2015

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Intensive intervention immersion training by Overcoming Barriers 12/3-5

IMMERSION TRAINING OPPORTUNITY INTENSIVE FAMILY INTERVENTIONS: For families when a child resists contact with a parent after separation/divorce December 3 – 5, 2015  Dex Media Hotel and Conference Center Conveniently located on the grounds of the Dallas, Texas airport Follow a family role play throughout two days of an intensive family intervention with real time […]

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