Counselors who work with high conflict divorce cases must have a thorough
understanding of the complex dynamics that exist in these cases in order to provide
effective treatment. Multiple counselors will need to be involved to provide
comprehensive treatment, and multidisciplinary collaboration is essential to develop a
strategic family plan to re-establish the parent-child connection (Moore et al., 2012). But,
given the complex nature of these cases, how do counselors provide effective treatment,
collaborate with other professionals, and maintain an allegiance to the client, while
avoiding legal and ethical pitfalls?
How do multiple professionals work together without contaminating the therapeutic process or doing potential harm to the child?