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Denver Area Professional Development Seminar


Time:                           11:00am -  12:00pm Registration, Networking & Plated Lunch
Presentation:            12:00pm -    2:00pm  – 2.0 Continuing Education Credits

Ocean Prime DTC- Aspen Room (Formerly Cool River Café)
8000 E Belleview Ave
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Phone: (303) 552-3000


Friday, April 26, 2019
Title: Collaborative Divorce - The Holistic Divorce: How to Separate the Family Unit without Destroying It
Presenter: Deb Daufeldt, MA, MBA, LPC, NCC, PMP, New Chapter Solutions

Panel Presenters:
Katelyn Ridenour, Family Law Attorney
Amy Mahlen, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
Damon Chavez, Certified Real Estate Divorce Specialist

When we start contemplating divorce, too often we think the first step is to hire an attorney when it may be best to save the attorney for last.  Few truly realize the value, efficiency, and comfort a team of experts can provide at this critical stage in a relationship.  Divorce is hard and emotional, but it doesn't have to be ugly and expensive. This presentation provides the evidence to demonstrate the benefits  of a collaborative approach. An invaluable overview for anyone facing the complexities of divorce and is designed to help at any stage in untying the marital knot. Come away with important information and resources for your therapeutic toolbox you can share with your clients that will educate, prepare, and protect them as they move through the divorce process. Join our team, consisting of a family law attorney, certified divorce financial analyst, licensed professional counselor, and real estate divorce specialist, in an informative presentation about the ABC's of divorce. You’ll come away with resources to help your divorcing clients understand what to expect and how to prepare for divorce in order to save money, time, and stress and put them on the road to financial and emotional recovery.


*Describe the four methods of divorce including a healthy, holistic, team-based approach known as Collaborative Divorce
*Analyze concerns involved in family divorce procedures and how it may impact your clients
*Create ethically sound client referrals to the appropriate divorce resources
*Assess the unexpected emotional pitfalls and communication challenges facing your clients


Deb Daufeldt, MA, MBA, LPC, NCC, PMP provides tailored, effective, and pragmatic counseling, coaching, and collaborative divorce facilitation services for individuals and couples before, during, and after divorce. Deb helps and empowers clients to find solutions to their relationship, communication, parenting, and career challenges. Divorce counseling is a flexible, goal-oriented process designed to motivate, support, and guide people going through the dissolution of their marriage. This assistance helps both parties make the best possible decisions for their (and their children’s) futures, while taking into consideration their own needs, interests, and concerns. Deb’s work often includes assisting spouses open lines of communications, develop healthy coping skills, deal with emotional issues, and ensure their children’s needs are met, too. Working with a skilled, neutral professional assists in the healing process and helps individuals learn from marital missteps and not repeat them in future relationships. As a Licensed Professional Counselor and Collaborative Divorce Facilitator, Deb maintains a private relationship/career counseling practice for Colorado residents and sees coaching and consulting clients all over the U.S. via video call such as Skype or Zoom.

Katelyn B. Ridenour, JD is a divorce attorney who specializes in family law. Initially, the last area of law Katelyn wanted to practice was divorce. However, over the last five years, Katelyn has realized there are many people who need a family law attorney that can help them reach solutions, rather than ignite a war. Katelyn has a Bachelor’s of Music in piano and clarinet performance and a law degree from Baylor Law School. Her first job was in a general practice firm, where she practiced personal injury, employment, breach of contract, and probate, in addition to family law. This broad base gave her valuable courtroom experience, as well as allowing her to spot other legal issues that can arise during a divorce. Katelyn works with professionals in a variety of specialties, including criminal defense attorneys, therapists, estate planners, financial experts, and real estate professionals, to ensure that all of your needs are met. In addition to traditional areas of family law, Katelyn keeps up to date with novel areas of the law, including embryo donation, embryo adoption, and disputes over embryos in the context of divorce

Amy Mahlen, CFP, CDFA works with individuals and couples who are facing complex financial decisions during the divorce process. First, Amy helps clients organize their finances and make sense of their situation. Further support is provided by analyzing settlement proposals addressing the effect of taxes on assets and income, liquidity and/or debt, retirement valuations, social security, mortgage planning, properly securing support payments and other complex financial issues. With compassion and patience, Amy focuses on her client’s unique priorities to build a financial road map that bridges their current reality to their future. In an emotional and overwhelming environment, clarity can be found to make informed financial decisions today regarding a new tomorrow. Amy is a seasoned financial professional who has been working in the financial services industry since 1998. After experiencing a divorce herself, Amy finds fulfillment in serving those who are walking a similar road. She actively manages A.M. Financial, providing divorce financial services, and a separate wealth management practice with WealthSource Partners.

Damon L. Chavez, Certified Real Estate Divorce Specialist is a Real Estate professional with 20 years of experience in the Denver Market. Damon helps families buy and sell homes during one of the most trying times in their lives. After working with many couples and individuals he understands the strain that divorce causes, and alleviates the stress of selling their home when it is most needed. Damon is in the top 5% of Realtors nationally, selling around 40 homes each year. Damon founded the Colorado House Finders Team in 2001, offering customers full-service Real Estate services through his unique service model Homeownership Lifecycle Management®, designed to enhance the client Real Estate experience from the initial home purchase to retirement of their Real Estate assets. Colorado House Finders combines Damon’s past banking and technology experience with his current business ventures to provide premier Real Estate and Property Valuation services to customers. Damon is also a Certified Residential Appraiser, a Consumer-Certified Real Estate Consultant, a Certified Negotiation Expert, and a Level I & II Trained Collaborative Divorce Professional. Often, other Realtors retain Damon as a pricing consultant for complex Real Estate transactions requiring his level of expertise. Damon has a Bachelors’ Degree in CIS and Business Management and a Master in Telecommunications. In his free time, Damon enjoys hiking, CrossFit, golfing and travel.  He spends quality time with his family and friends, making new memories.

2.0 Continuing Education Credits
Sierra Tucson is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists; Sierra Tucson maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Friday, August 23, 2019
Title:  Legalized Marijuana: Facts and Myths
Presenter:  Bari Platter, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FIAAN, CeDAR – UCHealth

Friday, October 18, 2019
Title: Building Secure Attachments with Couples in Recovery
Presenters: Lana Isaacson, LCSW, CAC III,


Sign up and save! $25 per person with pre-registration due the Sunday prior to the event, (no refund after this date). Please register online with your credit card to take advantage of the lower rate.  (Late registration at the door, $35 cash or check.)

For additional information, you may call or email:
Diane Sanders



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