Announcing three new resources from Overcoming Barriers:

Intensive Immersion Training for clinicians working with post-separation problems where children resist contact with a parent.  December 3 & 4, 2015 with Drs. Robin Deutsch, Barbara Fidler and Peggie Ward (click here for detail).

Click here to see the book on Amazon


Publication for Parents and Professionals

Overcoming the Co-Parenting Trap: Essential Parenting Skills When a Child Resists a Parent – Available on Amazon Books (click here for our page on Amazon).


Online Training for Mental Health and Legal Professionals

Legal Issues and Family Interventions when Children Resist Contact with a Parent Six hours continuing education (click here for detail).

Our Work

The Overcoming Barriers Approach offers families an alternative to ongoing litigation (for details of approach click here).

Overcoming Barriers offers two unique training programs and hosts family programs. For more detail please navigate to the following pages:

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Our Mission

Overcoming Barriers is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to promote children’s healthy relationships with their parents where a child is at risk of losing a relationship with a parent.

Our Vision

To create a sustainable organization which develops and provides:

  • Effective and accessible family-centered programs, professional development and training utilizing research based approaches
  • Education to advance the field of knowledge
  • Awareness of innovative approaches for these families