Parenting Facilitation is a fairly new concept in Texas. A couple who has recently divorced or who has gone back to court to re-design parenting plans may be directed by the court to seek the professional guidance offered by a Parent Facilitator.
Parenting Coordination is a more confidential and potentially less stressful process for creating parenting plans and cooperation than Parenting Facilitation. PC is a voluntary process that reduces the amount of detail in public records.
A new court related option. One of the newest options in the court system today is Collaborative Divorce. This method creates the probability of settlement with greater dignity and confidentiality than the usual litigated methods we all know about.
A neutral environment. Mediation provides a neutral environment where couples or parents and children can come together to gain understanding and learn to resolve conflicts. Conflicts are inevitable in all families. Mediation can develop healthy dialogue patterns.
Social studies for disputed custody or stepparent adoption cases. An experienced resource for court-ordered social studies.
Cognitive-Behavorial Therapy. A therapist can assist in interpreting thinking patterns, resulting in improved emotions and behaviors. A therapist can also be instrumental in helping you set boundaries.
NOTICE TO CLIENTS: The Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council investigates and prosecutes professional misconduct committed by marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, psychologists, psychological associates, social workers, and licensed specialists in school psychology. Although not every complaint against or dispute with a licensee involves professional misconduct, the Executive Council will provide you with information about how to file a complaint.
Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, 333 Guadalupe St., Ste. 3-900, Austin, Texas 78701
Tel. (512) 305-7700, 1-800-821-3205 24-hour, toll-free complaint system
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