DIVORCE COACH/COUNSELING – SANFORD M. PORTNOY, PH.D.
Sanford M. Portnoy, Ph.D. is Director of The Center for the Study
of Psychology and Divorce at the Massachusetts School of Professional
Psychology. He is a nationally recognized expert in the use
of psychological interventions to reduce the emotional impact and
harm of divorce, and for teaching lawyers the skills to effectively
manage difficult and highly emotional clients. He has presented
invited addresses at a number of national lawyers conferences, has
provided workshops and institutes for lawyers and judges around
the country, and has written for a number of family law and psychology
publications, including a regularly featured series of articles
for The American Journal of Family Law. He has been
recognized by the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association
for "his contributions to advancing the field of family law,"
and his firm, Portnoy Associates, provides client management consultation
and divorce coaching among its services. Dr. Portnoy is the
author of the Family Lawyer Guide to Building Successful Client
Relationships, published by the ABA in 2000. He maintains
an active clinical practice in Newton, Massachusetts and has served
as President of the Massachusetts Psychological Association and
on the Council of Representatives of the American Psychological
Dr. Portnoy can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 617-965-2147. His website is www.portnoyassociates.com
COUNSELING - FAMILY ASSOCIATES OF MERRIMACK VALLEY
Family Associates is an interdisciplinary private group practice
established in 1981. They have 13 in-house clinicians and offer
a complete range of psychotherapeutic services. Some of their areas
of specialization include; Couples and Family, Separation and Divorce,
Parenting, Children & Adolescents, Women's Issues.
Family Associates is located at 201 Chelmsford Street, Chelmsford,
MA 01824. Contact Elisabeth Andrews or Joel Siegel at 978-256-1467.
COUNSELING - RONALD E. ZAGAJA, LICSW, LMFT, BCD
Ron Zagaja is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He has been a practicing
clinician for over 30 years, specializing in counseling with adults,
children, families and couples. Ron was one of the first Certified
Divorce Mediators in Massachusetts and he continues to help couples
deal with the difficult issues of separation and divorce.
Ron's office is located at the Andover Counseling Center, Chestnut
Green, Building #565, Rte.114, North Andover, MA 01845. He can be
contacted at 978-682-1579 or at his website www.andovercounseling.com.