Alec Baker, Psy.D. Dr. Baker earned his Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver. He is a Psychologist Candidate in private practice who works with adolescents, adults, couples and families. Dr. Baker specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, relationshiip issues, divorce-related matters including co-parent coaching, and issues of sport performance. He also provides psychological assessment for individuals who are seeking to better understand their learning and/or social and emotional functioning.
Edward C. Budd, Ph.D. Dr. Budd is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice in the south metro area. Most of his work is in the area of high-conflict parenting disputes. Dr. Budd carries out Parental Responsibilities Evaluations. He also provides services to post-divorce families, acting as a therapist, "co-parenting coach," or consultant regarding co-parenting issues.
Barbara Campbell, M.A. Ms. Campbell has a Master's degree in Counseling and has worked as an educator, seminar leader, mediator, and consultant. She has been a presenter with Parenting After Divorce since 1994 and has worked extensively with couples and families using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Parent Effectiveness Training. She is the author of Empty Nest, Empty Life?.
Victor H. Cordero, Psy.D. Dr. Cordero is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice. His specialty areas include forensic psychology, corrections, adults, couples, and adolescents. His practice also specializes in providing services to the Latino and Spanish-speaking community.
Sharon Davis, M.A., L.P.C. Ms. Davis is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice. She has a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family studies. She has more than twelve years of experience working with children in the public school system and has worked as a parenting-time counselor for the Karlis Family center. She provides psychotherapy to individuals, children and families, with an emphasis on divorce-related issues. In addition, she serves as a court-appointed Child and Family Investigator.
Armann Heshmati, M.A., L.M.F.T. Mr. Heshmati is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been working with couples and families since 2001. He currently works at the University of Colorado Hospital where he provides in-home therapy to families of troubled teens. Armann also maintains a private practice where he focuses on pre-marital therapy, as well as working with couples and families to address common relationship concerns including communication, trust, intimacy and conflict resolution.
Kim Nadler, M.A., L.M.F.T. Ms. Nadler has 30 years of experience helping families, couples, and individuals with a variety of family issues, including divorce, blended/step-families, adoption, and surrogacy. Kim has been a volunteer mediator with the California Family Court System, a parent educator and instructor with Solutions For Families in California, and was the Director of Family Therapy Institute in California. Presently, she has a private practice, "For Families," in Castle Rock, Colorado, specializing in couples, divorce education, and surrogacy.
Amy Swartz, M.A. Ms. Swartz has a Masters of Arts degree in Education from the University of Colorado. She is a former elementary school teacher who has worked with a variety of classes including bilingual and gifted students. She also provides training for elementary and secondary school teachers. In her capacity as a teacher, she has encountered numerous students who have been impacted by their parents' divorce.
Arnold L. Swartz, L.C.S.W. Mr. Swartz has been an instructor with Parenting After Divorce since its inception and and served as Executive Director from 2000 until 2014. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than forty years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. Arnie is a Mediator as well as a trainer of and consultant to other mediators. He heads his own firm, Arnold Swartz and Associates, which provides mediation in family and business disputes through its offices in Lakewood, Cherry Creek and the Denver Tech Center.
Kirk L. Thoreson, Psy.D. Dr. Thoreson is a Licensed Psychologist in private practice in Denver. He provides psychotherapy to adults, children, adolescents, families and couples. Dr. Thoreson's specialty areas include: childhood anxiety, psychological testing, adolescent depression and family therapy. He is currently on the faculty at the University of Denver, where he teaches couples and family therapy and supervises the clinical work of doctoral psychology students. He has been an instructor with Parenting After Divorce since 2008 and became Executive Director in 2014.