Marsha Schechtman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is part of the two-person team at the Atlanta Behavioral Consultants. Ms. Schechtman provides mental health psychotherapy and divorce related services such as divorce coaching, collaborative divorce coaching, child custody evaluations, parent coordination, coparenting counseling, reunification therapy, mediation, high asset divorce coaching, and arbitration.
For over 25 years Ms. Schechtman has had a private psychotherapy and counseling practice providing individual, family, and group psychotherapy. She has focused a significant amount of her practice on providing marital therapy for couples and helping individuals, couples and families transition through separation, divorce and post divorce.
Ms. Schechtman has practiced in the greater Atlanta area since 1982. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of South Florida in 1979. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Florida State University. Ms. Schechtman is licensed in the State of Georgia as Clinical Social Worker and is a Registered Mediator in the areas of civil and domestic law.
When Ms. Schechtman is not seeing clients she is often engaged in providing continuing education training to other mental health professionals as well as attorneys in the area of collaborative divorce. She has taught seminars in collaborative divorce to various professional associations and universities throughout the country. Ms. Schechtman is diligent at attending conferences and continuing education classes to stay at the forefront of topics and training within the field. She is also active publishing on topics of family and divorce.
Her professional affiliations include membership in the National Association of Social Workers, Georgia Association of Social Workers, Association of Clinical Social Workers, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Collaborative Law Institute of Georgia (Current Board Member and Incoming President- 2011), International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (Past member of Research Committee and currently Practice Group Committee Member), and Association of Conflict Resolution. She is a founding member of the Atlanta Collaborative Divorce Alliance, and she is a Registered Mediator and arbitrator.
For more information about Ms. Schechtman’s credentials and experience, or about the services offered by the Atlanta Behavioral Consultants, call her at 770.753.4911.