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Debra Carter, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, Florida Supreme Court certified family mediator, and qualified parenting coordinator and maintains a general clinical and forensic practice in Bradenton, Florida. Dr. Carter has published Parenting Coordination: A Practical Guide for Family Law Professionals and produced a training video, Parenting Coordination, which provides an overview of the strategic interventions, structures and skills utilized in parenting coordination. She is Co-Founder of the National Cooperative Parenting Center and has participated in the development of the Child Custody Evaluation Program and the Parenting Coordinator Program for the 12th Judicial Circuit. Dr. Carter serves as primary training coordinator for both programs. She has served on the Florida Supreme Court Parenting Coordination Workgroup and is a frequent Parenting Coordination trainer for various state, national and international organizations. Dr. Carter is a Past President of the Florida Chapter of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts and has received numerous state and national awards for her valuable contribution to the field of psychology and parenting coordination.

Debra Carter, Ph.D.

Qualified Parenting Coordinator

Clinical Psychologist

Certified Family Mediator