Dr. Zimmerman is a licensed psychologist with approximately 35 years’ experience working with families and individuals experiencing the stress of separation and divorce. He is a trained mediator and also the co-founder of a program for high-conflict divorcing or divorced families entitled “Parents Equally Allied to Co-Parent Effectively” (the PEACE program). He is co-author of two books on divorce entitled, “The Co-Parenting Survival Guide” and “Adult Children of Divorce”. In 2004 Dr. Zimmerman received the Distinguished Contribution to the Practice of Psychology award from the Connecticut Psychological Association for his work with high-conflict families of divorce. In 2009 Dr. Zimmerman received the award of ABPP specialty board certification in Clinical Psychology.
Dr. Zimmerman received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Mississippi (1980). He also is a past President of the Connecticut Psychological Association. Dr. Zimmerman has been trained in numerous conflict resolution techniques and is also trained as a Divorce Coach and Child Specialist in the Collaborative Divorce model. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association of Family and International Academy of Collaborative Professionals. He is a member of the New York Association of Collaborative Professionals. Dr. Zimmerman is also the 2017 President of The Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, Division 29, The American Psychological Association.
Thayer, E. S., & Zimmerman, J. (2001). The co-parenting survival guide: Letting go of conflict after a difficult divorce. New Harbinger Publications.
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