Clackamas Collaborative Divorce

Divorce Coaches & Child Specialists

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Clackamas Collaborative Divorce is a collaboration of committed professionals who can help you and your family through the divorce process. Please explore our professional lists who can discuss the collaborative process with you.

Geri Clackamas Collaborative Association

Geri Brownstein, LCSW

Divorce Coach

Geri Brownstein, M.S., LCSW is a psychotherapist, divorce coach, and child/adolescent specialist in a career spanning over 40 years. She did her training at Columbia University, NYC and has worked with families in numerous medical and psychiatry departments, and clinics throughout the country. She maintains a clinical private practice in Lake Oswego helping individual adults and couples with a range of emotional concerns.

She serves on Collaborative Divorce legal teams helping to create customized divorce plans through a peaceful process outside of court.
Geri enjoys long walks and gardening with her husband Carl, cooking, baking, and yoga.

Columbia University, M.S. Clinical Social Work
International Association of Collaborative Professionals
Oregon Association of Collaborative Professionals

Phone: 503.699.1165
Address: 15800 Boones Ferry Road Suite A-8 Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Website: Coming Soon


Tricia Ayers, LMFT (She, Her)


As a Mental Health Professional and Mediator, Tricia works with clients towards finding creative and respectful resolutions in the midst of separation, divorce, and other disputes.

She brings 30 years of experience counseling and coaching people to understand how to behave in their own best interest, honor and regulate their emotions and live in congruence with their values. Facilitating peaceful solutions and preserving meaningful connections is her passion and purpose. Her approach is direct, empathic and encouraging of mindful perspective taking.

“The world doesn’t belong to us, we belong to each other” Terry Real

Trained in mediation and collaborative law.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Master Addiction Counselor
Certified Trauma Specialist.

B.A. Psychology, San Francisco State University
M.A. Counseling – Emphasis in Life Transition and Marriage, Family and Child counseling

Phone: 503-260-5508
Address: 1340 SW Bertha Blvd #202, Portland OR 97219
Virtual and In person options

Heather Carey

Heather Cary, M.A.T


Heather Cary, M.A.T. and Certified Professional Divorce Coach is a coach, mediator and parent education specialist in a career spanning over 20 years. She earned her Master’s of Teaching at Stanford University and enjoys supporting children, parents and families through life’s big challenges, including separation and divorce. In addition to serving as a Collaborative Divorce coach and parent communication specialist, Heather serves as a parent educator with Clackamas County. She maintains a private coaching practice helping individuals make informed and intentional divorce decisions to protect the well-being of all and save money by avoiding unnecessary conflict.

She looks forward to supporting families in the Collaborative Divorce process to create divorce plans that meet their needs through a peaceful alternative dispute resolution process, outside of court. Having been through divorce and come out the other side with three thriving teenage kids, Heather actively practices many of the co-parenting and communication tools she shares with clients and loves helping other parents make the best of a hard situation for the benefit of their kids. Heather enjoys soccer, swimming and most sports. She loves taking the dogs to the park and getting to practice speaking Spanish while traveling.

Stanford University, Master’s in Teaching
CDC Certified Divorce Coach and Divorce Recovery and Transition Coach

Heather Cary
CDC Certified Divorce Coach®
CDC Divorce Transition and Recovery Coach®

Phone: 503-467-9177