Our Approach

We are committed to educating, empowering and enlightening each family we work with. 

This commitment is embodied in our Vision, Mission, & Values.


TCDP aspires to transform the experience of dispute resolution into a healing process for clients, practitioners, and the larger community.


TCDP works to build and support a community of collaborative professionals dedicated to making the Collaborative Process known, valued, and practiced with excellence.


Community. We are a multidisciplinary community of peacemakers with the common goal of helping clients resolve their conflicts outside of court.

Non-Adversarial. We believe in a dignified and respectful process for resolving conflict outside of court while discouraging argument, accusation, and deception.

Excellence. We aspire to excellence by pursuing our highest potential as collaborative professionals through continuous training in and regular practice of the Collaborative Process.

Integrity. We hold ourselves to the highest professional standards, and we are committed to honoring the Collaborative Process and preserving the wholeness and wellness of its participants.

Leadership. We lead by inspiring and creating a way for people to bring about transformation in how disputes are resolved.