Parenting Coordinators assist parents, establish, and maintain a healthy co-parenting relationship by reducing parental conflict and risk factors that influence a child’s post-divorce adjustment. The overall emphasis is to offer children the opportunity to
grow in a home environment free from the devastating stress of being caught in the middle of parental conflict.

What is Discussed at Parent Coordination?


  • Extracurricular activities
  • Visitation schedule
  • Holiday schedule
  • Vacations
  • New plans that arise
  • Phone calls
  • Medical and professional decisions /appointments
  • Special needs considerations
  • Visitation for relatives
  • Household rules


Credentials of the Parent Coordinators at Stepping Stones Professional Counseling:


  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors
  • Certified Florida Supreme Court Family Mediators
  • Our therapists have over 25 years of experience in the Mental Health Field
  • Are in private practice at Stepping Stones Professional Counseling where we provide individual family, group, and couples counseling
  • Our therapists have all worked in the judicial system with young children and adolescents as well as worked side by side with DCF, FFN, DJ, and Advanced Aftercare Services
  • Our therapists work closely with our school systems here in Okaloosa County and are involved with the Mental Health Association and other community agencies


Parent Coordination Fee:



Parent Coordination

  • Initial fee of $315 for assessment with parents.
  • Succeeding appointments are $175 per session.
  • On average, parents split these costs evenly unless there has been a previous agreement.