Maria Alba-Fisch, PhD

Taconic Counseling Group
12 Broad Street
Fishkill, NY 12524
(845) 896-7787
(914) 242-0407

I have worked with families and children for over 30 years as a clinical psychologist and have seen how damaging litigated divorces can be. I am hopeful that collaborative divorce offers families a new way to reorganize and still provide for their children's growth and emotional safety.

Collaborative Training

Year Training Type Instructor Hours
2006 Mediation Training Kathryn Lazar 20
2004 Intermediate Collaborative Law Training Kathryn Lazar 8
2004 Intermediate Interdisciplinary Training HVCDT 16
2001 Basic Collaborative Law Training Chip Rose 16
2001 Basic Interdisciplinary Training Peggy Thompson -32

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Undergraduate Education Postgraduate Education
Wellesley College PhD Teachers College, Columbia University, NYC
PostDoctoral Certificate, New York University

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