Parenting Coordination Central


Articles and resources



  • Appell, J. The role of the parenting coordinator: PC from A-Z
  • Bartlett, B, (2009). Parenting coordination: A new tool for assisting high-conflict families. Oklahoma Bar Association,
  • Boyan, Susan. (2000). What is a parent coordinator? Specialized therapists and mandated high conflict families. Family Therapy News, June/July 2000, AAMFT
  • Boyan, S., & Termini, A. (2006) The marriage and family therapist as parent coordinator, AAMFT Family Therapy News Magazine, May/June 2006.
  • Boyan, S. Co-Parenting with integrity. The Peaceful Co-Parent. Newsletter for Divorce Parents and Professionals who help them
  • Bailey, Deborah Smith. A niche that puts children first, APA Monitor.
  • Cameron, J. & Hasting, H. Parenting coordination: Expanding alternative dispute resolution in family law. The New Hampshire View.
  • Coates, C. , Deutsch, R., Starnes, Sullivan, M & B. Sydlik, (2005). Parenting coordination for high conflict families. Family Court Review, Vol 42, Issue 2: 246-262.
  • Crusco, K. (April 2009). Parenting coordination for high conflict parents. New Hampshire Family Law,
  • Ersek, Eric & Skok, Stuart M. Parent Coordination: The new trend. Maryland
  • Guidelines for Parenting coordination at
  • Hoge, W. & Associates. (2004). Parenting coordination program. www.divorcenet/Kentucky.
  • Judge Ho, V.M., & Rosen, J. Parent Coordinators: An effective new tool in resolving parental conflict in divorce. Family Law Newsletter, Florida.
  • Mitcham-Smith, M & Henry, W. (2007). High conflict divorce solutions: parenting coordination as an innovative Co-Parenting intervention. U. of Florida Safe Family Journal, Vol 15, No 4.
  • Silverman, Rachel Emma, Parenting Coordinators: A referee for mom and dad. Wallstreet Journal, September 19, 2007 see New Hampshire Bar Association.
  • Sullivan, M. (2005). Ethical, legal and professional practice issues involved in acting as a psychologist parenting coordinator in child custody cases. Family Court Review. Vol 42, Issue 3, pgs. 576-582.
  • Van Tine, N. (June 2, 2009). Who, or what is a parenting coordinator? Mass. Divorce Law Monitor.
  • Whitehurst, Dorothy, Research on the success of Cooperative Parenting and Divorce Psychoeducational Groups for Co-Parents, Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, Volume 48, number 3/4/08.

On January 17, 2014, Ann Marie Termini was interviewed by Rosalind Sedacca, author, award-winning professional speaker and creator of Child Centered Divorce on the topic of Parenting Coordination.  To listen in click on: 

 Also, visit Rosalind's website for valuable resources on divorce and separation:


  • Baris, M.A., Coates, C.A., Duvall, B.B., Garrity, C.B., Johnson, E.T., & LaCrosse, E.R. (2000). Working with high conflict families of divorce: a guide for professionals. New Jersey: Jason Aronson Publisher
  • Boyan S., Termini, A. (2004). The psychotherapist as parent coordinator in high conflict divorce: Strategies and techniques. Haworth Press.
  • Eddy, Bill. (2005). High conflict people in legal disputes. Janis Publications.
  • Garrity, C.B., & Baris, M.A. (1994). Caught in the middle: Protecting the children of high conflict divorce. New York: Lexington Books.
  • Johnston, J.R., & Roseby, V. (1997). In the name of the child. New York: The Free Press.


  • Boyan, S. (2011) Apples and Oranges; What's in a Name?
  • Bone, M.J., & Walsh, M.R., (1999) Parental alienation syndrome: How to detect it and what to do about it. The Florida Bar Journal, 73, pgs 44-48.
  • Ellis, E., (2000) Divorce wars: Intervention with families in conflict. American Psychological Association: Washington DC.
  • Ellis, E. (2005) Help for the alienated parent. American Journal of Family Therapy 33, (Oct-Dec), pgs 415-426.
  • Ellis, Elizabeth. (2007). A stepwise approach to evaluating children of parental alienation syndrome. Journal of Child Custody, Vol. 4, No 1-2.
  • Gardner, R. (1992). Parental alienation syndrome. Creative Therapeutics: Cresskill, New Jersey.
  • Kelly J., & Johnston J. (2001). The alienated child: A reformation of parental alienation syndrome. Family Court Review, 39 (3) 249-266.
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