About the DC Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Collaborative Practice is an international network of legal, financial, mental health and other professionals who assist parties facing separation, divorce or other difficult matters in a healthier, non-adversarial process based upon integrity, direct discussion and cooperation.

About 60 Collaborative practitioners are members of the DC Academy of Collaborative Professionals (DCACP). Our membership includes attorneys, mental health professionals, financial professionals and child specialists who work together in teams helping families in ways that they most need.

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If you would like to meet with a Collaborative professional, please click here to find a professional to meet your needs.

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If you are a professional interested in Collaborative practice, please click here for more information about membership.

DCACP Board 

Executive Board        
Rebecca Shankman
President-Elect   Natalie Goldberg
Immediate Past President   Lisa Herrick
Secretary   Hayden Lee
Treasurer   Chris Brown
Chairs of Membership Committee   Lisa Makstein
    Karen Freed 
Chair of Website Committee   Scott Kreeger
Chair of Education Committee   Marla Zipin
    Barbara Burr*
Chair of Outreach Committee   Barbara Burr*
At-Large Board Members   Andrea Hirsch
    Liz Lerner
    Sue Soler
    Sogand Zamani

*Barbara Burr is not currently on the Board

Renew Membership Online

Members, it's time to renew. Payment must be received by June 1st.