Category Archives: Announcemnts

2014 Training Opportunities

New! Overcoming Barriers single-day seminar Legal Issues and Family Interventions when Children Resist Contact with a Parent San Francisco, September 13, 2014.  Overcoming Barriers offers a single-day training to family court professionals at the downtown headquarters of the San Francisco Bar Association. … Continue reading

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Camp Memories Site

We are happy to announce a new sister site created for the “Common Ground,” the amazing group of kids who participate in the Overcoming Barriers Family Camp. This blog is intended to help kids remember the love that was present … Continue reading

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2014 Vermont Family Camp at Full Capacity

Update August 2014: Camp is complete! Our dedicated “green shirt” program staff and expanding group of clinicians came from all over North America working with Drs. Robin Deutsch, Barbara Fidler, Peggie Ward and Matt Sullivan to provide an intensive experience at Common Ground Center … Continue reading

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Reduced Tuition Application

Update June 26: Camp is at full capacity, consider Family Camp scheduled for October in Arizona Reduced Tuition for Family Camp in Vermont – Overcoming Barriers is working to make programs more accessible to families. Applications for reduced tuition must be received … Continue reading

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Boston Reception

Waterworks Museum April 29th Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors who made the Boston event possible! Dee, Nick, and the Adams Family Flicker, Kerin, Kruger & Bissada Family Law, LLP Attendees joined us for a festive evening to learn more … Continue reading

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Marin County Brown Bag Lunch

Overcoming Barriers Founder and Clinician Dr. Matt Sullivan will make a presentation about Overcoming Barriers program offerings during the Marin County Family Law Section monthly Brown Bag Lunch event.  Family lawyers and mental health professionals are welcome to attend, including … Continue reading

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San Francisco Reception

The Harding Gallery at San Francisco’s Union Square hosted the Overcoming Barriers Winter Reception in early December. In attendance at the event were representatives from family law firms and mental health professionals from San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area. We were … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Programs

Overcoming Barriers recently began a collaboration with Dr. Michael Saini, Associate Professor of the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto (visit website here) to develop, implement and analyze a program evaluation of Overcoming Barriers’ programs. In the first pilot of … Continue reading

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2013 Family Camp Wrap-Up

The 2013 Overcoming Barriers Family Camp has come to a close. We wish to acknowledge the families that attended the program and the challenges they overcame in Vermont. It was HOT during camp in Vermont! Family Camp, with the help … Continue reading

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July 2013 Camp Full Capacity

The High-Conflict Divorce Camp scheduled for July 15 – July 19, 2013 is at full capacity. We appreciate all the thoughtful inquiries for this program. We are excited to host families from across the United States at Common Ground Center … Continue reading

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