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About Linda

First as a School Social Worker for 16 years, and later in private practice, I have helped hundreds of families build on their strengths. 

Certifications and Skills

  • Separating Couples Training, Mediation Institute of Ireland, 2017
  • Court-vetted Mediator, Lake County Circuit Court, 2014-
  • Pioneered the inclusion of mental health professionals as Mediators assisting with in-house court-recommended Mediation, Lake County, Il. 2013-
  • Child Specialist and Divorce Coach, Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois 2013-2017
  • Zones of Regulation Certificate, 2016
  • Special Services Team Member, School Social Worker,Lake Villa School District, Lake Villa, IL.1997-2013
  • Hundreds of hours of training in Social Emotional Learning, Behavior concerns, Parental Attachment, Early Childhood and the Impact of Separation and Divorce on family life
  • Certified Public Accountant, 1990 (in the state of Illinois)
  • MSW in Social Work