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G. Andrew H. Benjamin, J.D., Ph.D., ABPP

Parenting Evaluation Training Program
William H. Gates Hall, Box 353020
Seattle, WA 98195-3020

T: 206.616.6220


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Dr. Benjamin provides intensive tutorial consultation for those who would like to become certified by PETP as an evaluator for high conflict family law cases. Please forward a copy of your license, and a resume or curriculum vitae.

Co-Parent Psychotherapy
Information on what co-parent psychotherapy is, what to expect, and how to begin the process.

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Book: Family Evaluation in Custody Litigation: Reducing Risks of Ethical Infractions and Malpractice
(Benjamin & Gollan, 2003, American Psychological Association Press)



PETP Graduates

The following graduates of the Parenting Evaluation Treatment Program currently conduct parenting evaluations and/or co-parent counseling in the Puget Sound area. (For professionals in other areas, please see the bottom of the page.)

Richard S. Adler, M.D.
Forensic and Clinical Psychiatry
1700 Seventh Avenue, Suite 210
Seattle WA 98101
T: 206.624.3800
F: 206.624.3801

Claudette "Claudia" Antuña, Psy.D., MHSA, LICSW
Sammamish Consulting and Counseling Services
Bilingual Clinical and Forensic Psychological Services
14929 SE Allen Road, Suite 102A
Bellevue WA 98006
T: 206.948.3652
F: 425.641.5997

Monique Brown, Psy.D.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
3429 Fremont Place North, Suite 303; Seattle, WA 98103
18500 156th Avenue Northeast, Suite 202; Woodinville WA 98072
T: 206.457.3092
F: 206.547.5298

Karin Ballantyne, M.S.W.
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor
Sliding scale

3121 E. Madison #204
Seattle WA 98112
T: 206.860.3133

Sarah M. Baxter, Ph.D.
Clinical and Forensic Psychology

P.O. Box 282
Port Angeles, WA 98362
T: 360.460.2096

Souhir Ben Hamida, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator/Forensic Evaluator

Four Seasons/Fairmont Olympic Hotel
411 University St., Exec. Suite 1200
Seattle, WA 98101-2507
T: 206.728.2102
F: 206.728.2107

George l. Calderon, LICSW, CDP
Parenting Evaluator
Bilingual Spanish/English

T: 206.790.1506

Christen A. Carson, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Parenting Evaluator
Board Certified Couple and Family Psychologist
1229 Madison St., Ste 1010
Seattle, WA 98104
T: 206.386.2280
F: 206.386.2200

Richard Coder, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator
Sliding scale

2820 Northup Way, Suite 250
Bellevue, WA 98004
T: 425.455.2967
F: 866.230.8405

Kenneth Cole, Psy.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor

6917 W Grandridge Blvd, Suite D
Kennewick, WA 99338
T: 509.737.9009
F: 509.737.9010

Mary C. Erickson, M.A.
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor

3245 Fairview Avenue East, Ste. 310
Seattle, WA 98102

Laurie Olson Gaines, LICSW
Parenting Evaluator

2620 Bellevue Way NE #118
Bellevue WA 98004
T: 425.641.1042

Dana Harmon, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator
Clinical Psychology/Developmental Disabilities

Eight Boston Street, #8
Seattle WA 98109-2362
T: 206.283.5250

Sally Harman, M.A., LMHC
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor
Sliding scale.

PO Box 99827
Seattle, WA 98199
T: 206.784.0044

Jennifer M. Keilin, M.S.W.
Parenting Evaluator

216 First Avenue S., Suite 333
Seattle WA 98104
T: 206.621.7007

Maria Elena Lara, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor

River Valley Psychological Services
16040 Christensen Rd. Suite 212; Tukwila, WA 98188
5825 221st Place SE; Issaquah, WA 98027
T: 206.431.5336
VM: 206.219.3139 X2, 5

Catherine A. MacLennan, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Parenting Evaluator

P.O. Box A
Omak, WA 98841
T: 509.826.5615
Mobile: 509.429.4492

Loren McCollom, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor
Limited space for reduced-fee clients.

610 112th Street E.
Tacoma, WA 98445
T: 253.537.2574
F: 253.537.2283
Emergency pager: 253.502.1220

Joan Middleton, J.D.
Parenting Evaluator
Call for fee schedule.

Middleton Law Office
4957 Lakemont Blvd SE, Suite C4 - 30
Bellevue, WA 98006-7801
T: 425.444.4030

Jerry North, M.A.
Parenting Evaluator

Elsa O'Connor, Ph.D., Ed.D.
Co-Parent Counselor
Limited space for reduced-fee clients.

18500 156th Avenue N.E. Suite #202
Woodinville, WA 98072
T: 425.481.5700 Ext. 8# (Woodinville)
T: 425.747.2444 (Bellevue)

Naomi Oderberg, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor

216 First Avenue S., Suite 333
Seattle WA 98104
T: 206.621.7007
F: 206-623-9267

Anne Purcell, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator
Limited space for reduced-fee clients.

16300 Christensen Rd, Suite 108
Tukwila, WA 98188-3418
T: 425.503.2827
F: 425.503.7321

Joan Schiff, M.A.
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor
Limited space for reduced-fee clients.

2012 NE 65th Street
Seattle WA 98115
T: 206.523.5028
F: 206.985.7201

Ed Schau, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator
Sliding scale.

T: 425.869.1110 ext. 3

Frances Schopick, J.D., M.S.W., LICSW, ACSW
Forensic Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor

Seattle office: 655 S Orcas St, Suite 207, Seattle WA 98108
Eastside office: 16307 NE 83rd St, Suite 208, Redmond WA 98052
T: 206.523.5028
F: 206.985.7201

Kay Spikes, M.S.W.
Parenting Evaluator

PO Box 30609
Seattle, WA 98113
T: 206.297.7004

Christopher P. Tobey, Ph.D.
Parenting Evaluator

606 Commerical Ave. Ste. G
Anacortes WA 98221
T: 425.891.3411

Beverly Underwood, Psy.D., LICSW
Newport Counseling Services
Parenting Evaluator
Co-Parenting Psychotherapist

T: 206.794.2593
F: 425.641.5997

Joan Ward, MSW, LICSW
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor

PO Box 25882
Seattle, WA 98165
T: 206.794.5991

Julie Wood, M.A.
Parenting Evaluator/Co-Parent Counselor

Forest Office Park
14535 Bel-Red Road, B-200
Bellevue, WA 98007
T: 425.868.4188

Lisa F. Wood, Ph.D.
Co-Parent Counselor

South Seattle/Tukwila/Southcenter area
T: 206.244.9959 ext. 1

Sue Woodrum, M.A.
Co-Parent Counselor

T: 206.329.3800

Sharon Young, Psy.D.
Parenting Evaluator/Clinical Psychologist

1700 NW Gilman Blvd, Ste. 205
Issaquah, WA 98027
T: 206.818.0158


Outside Western Washington

Michael Ranney, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Ohio Psychological Association

400 E Town Street, Suite G20
Columbus OH 43215
T: 614.224.0034 or 800.783.1983
F: 614.224.2059