Susan Schwartz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker practicing in Torrance, California for the past twenty-three years. She received her Masters of Social Work from UCLA in 1982 and subsequently completed a three-year post-graduate fellowship in family therapy. During her years in practice, Ms. Schwartz has assisted families before, during and after divorce papers have been finalized. Seeing how children get caught in the crossfire and trying to help them through that challenging situation has always been of particular interest to her. When she learned about Collaborative Divorce, she saw it as a new and exciting way to make a difference in people’s lives. For the last ten years, Ms Schwartz has been a proud member of A Better Divorce, A Group of Collaborative Professionals.  Ms.Schwartz is a contributor to the Huffington Post divorce pages and you can read her column here.