Shining Light on Collaborative Law; What Co-Parenting after Divorce Could Look Like if Done Well.  


with guest

Dr. Lauren Behrman

by | Apr 19, 2022

Show Notes

Dr. Lauren Behrman earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and began private practice in 1985.  She completed Postdoctoral Training in Child, Adolescent and Family Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health in 1990.  She has evaluated and treated children and families since 1976 at Schneider Children’s Hospital, Nassau BOCES, and was Chief Psychologist at the Child Development Center of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services from 1985-1994.  She has taught and supervised doctoral candidates and was an adjunct professor in the graduate psychology departments at Long Island University, Yeshiva University and New York University.  

Dr. Behrman has focused on developing services for children and families in the process of divorce since 2000, training in High-Conflict Co-parent Counseling, Parent Coordination, Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Practice and Mediation.   

In 2002, Dr. Behrman led an effort to create a New York Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC). She was the first co-president of AFCC-NY and a Board Member for 13 years.  She also served three terms as a board member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals (NYACP) and serves multiple roles on Interdisciplinary Divorce Teams.  She trains professionals in Basic Collaborative Divorce Practice. Dr. Behrman has presented extensively at national and international conferences and is the co-author of  “Loving Your Children More than you Hate Each Other”, and numerous chapters and articles. 

Dr. Behrman is in independent practice in Manhattan and Westchester, NY. 



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