Milton Kalish, Licensed Clinical Social Worker #11335


Present Professional Activities:

    Child Custody Evaluation

    Confidential Mediation for Parents

    Recommending Mediation

    Child Custody Recommending Counselor, Yolo County Superior Court

    Accredited Expert Witness, Yolo, Contra Costa, Alameda Counties

    Co Parent Counseling

    Parent Child Reunification Therapy

    Psychotherapy: Adult, Adolescent, Child (from age 3), Family, Couple

Advanced Education:

    Certificate: The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley CA, 1987
    M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work, 1982
    B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1970

Professional Experience: 

    Private Psychotherapy Practice, 1985-present
    35 years experience in treatment of adolescents, children including play therapy
    20 years experience with high conflict families and divorce
    Inpatient experience: 3 years child and adolescent, 1 year adult inpatient
    Child Custody Evaluation, 2000-2007, 2017-

    for further details please see Curriculum Vitae

Professional Affiliations:

    Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
    Sacramento Valley Child Custody Mediators (provisional member)

    California Association of Marital and Family Therapists

Advanced Training in Child Custody Evaluation:

    I am re entering the field of child custody evaluation after a 10 year break.
Over 170 hours of mandated training under Rules 1257.4, 1257.7 from 1999-2007,  and  Rule 5.225 from 2015-present

for further details please see Curriculum Vitae

Advanced Training in Mediation:

    40 hour Divorce Confidential Mediation Training, Sharyn Kaplan Esq., 2012
    Child Custody Recommending Counselor: 40 hour mandated CCRC training, 2015
    Two Day Basic Interdisciplinary Collaborative Training, 2015
    Mediation in Domestic Violence Cases, Wm. Eddy, 2 hours, 2015
    Confidential and Recommending Mediation Training, J. Schwartz, 2002

Professional Writing:

    Co Author, “Divorce: A problem to be solved, not a battle to be fought”, with
        Karen Fagerstrom PhD, Milton Kalish LCSW, Rodney Nurse PhD, Nancy Ross
        LCSW, Peggy Thompson PhD, Thomas Wolfrum JD.
    “Clinical Social Work and the Culture of War”, Clinical Update, (California
        Society for Clinical Social Work, September 2004)
    “Therapist Activism: Mobilizing Our Profession to Respond to the USA Patriot
        Act”, (California Society for Clinical Social Work, June 2004)

Subpages (1): Curriculum Vitae