Amy Armstrong, LISW, PCI Certified Parent Coach®
As a family therapist, parent educator, mediator, certified parent coach®, parenting coordinator, and family coach in Collaborative Law cases, Amy Armstrong has dedicated her career to the productive resolution of conflict. Through her work with hundreds of families, Amy inspires self-awareness, skillful communication and solutions that support parents as they reach their goals for parenting and co-parenting. Amy often involves legal professionals and other therapists to address family needs in complex situations such as high-conflict separation and divorce or post-decree co-parenting issues.
Amy is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, and obtained her Masters in Social Work from The Ohio State University. She is past president of the Central Ohio Academy of Collaborative Divorce Professionals, past president and current secretary of the Ohio Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, and works with the Overcoming Barriers Family Programs for high-conflict families where a child resists contact with a parent.
As a parent educator, Amy taught The Art of Positive Parenting, a program of Action for Children, for over 20 years. With her colleagues, Amy developed and opened The Center for Family Resolution (CFR) in Columbus, Ohio in 2015 which is a primary referral source for court-ordered interventions. CFR provides a variety of services and interventions serving individuals and families, including multi-day interventions in a home or other residential setting.
Areas of specialized training and experience for Amy Armstrong, LISW, include appreciative inquiry, cognitive behavioral and solution-focused therapy, multi-factorial assessment and interventions for high-conflict families, and including the child’s voice in family matters.