Ronald Wiliams-Garcia
Center for a Positive Humanity LLC

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86 Ludlow Lane
Felton, DE 19943
USA
302.235.3048
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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Ronald Williams-Garcia,is the Managing Partner in Center for A Positive Humanity LLC d/b/a Williams-Garcia & Associates. He is a Conflict Resolution Professional and Christian Conciliator, with over 20 years experience. We focus on Family and Divorce Mediation.

He is a Parenting Coordinator and former Family Law Attorney. We are skilled in using transformative mediation and other Alternative Dispute Resolution models to bring peace and reconciliation in conflict affected venues.

Finally, he is a licensed Psychotherapist (PA) which enables him to intuitively address and resolve conflict.

Professional Background

I served as a trial litigator in Civil and Family Law for several years.

I then became a Mediator working with EEOC and Employment issues with the United States Postal Service, Redress Program. I also worked with the Good Shepherd Mediation Program, Philadelphia, mediating issues related to the community and small businesses.

I returned to graduate school and earned a Master of Divinity degree in Pastoral Counseling. I began working in a number of Mental Health clinics serving both adult and child populations. For the last four years I worked with the Active Duty Military and their families.

During this time, I completed Parent Coordination training and Conflict Coaching training.

I have worked with families torn by conflict and anger for the majority of my life.

Experience

Attorney 1987- 1998;
Mediator 1995 - Present;
Pastoral Counselor 1998 - 2007;
Licensed Psychotherapist 2007 - Present;
Parent Coordinator 2013 - Present;
Conflict Coach 2014 - Present

Degrees

Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution, Abilene Christian University (in progress)
JD, Law, Temple University School of Law;
MCJA, Criminal Justice, Oklahoma City University;
MDiv, Divinity (Pastoral Counseling), Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary;
BA Sociology, Lincoln University

Training

Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
6/6-10-95    Natl Cntr for Mediation Education    Structured Mediation (40 hrs)
5/21/2003    Phila Health Mgmt Corp    Crisis Intervention and De Escalation Techniques (8hrs)
10/18/2000    Delaware Dept of Justice    Family Violence Resolution Symposium (8 hrs)
10/23/1997    Montgomery County Mediation Center    Domestic Violence and Mediation (3.5 hrs)
9/3/2010    Anderson & Anderson Psychological Services    Anger Mgmt Facilitation Certification (40hrs)
9/30/2005    US Postal Service    REDRESS Transformative Mediation (20hrs)
9/2013    Cooperative Parenting Institute    Parent Coordination Training (24hrs)
11/2014    Peacemakers University    Resolving Everyday Conflict (8hrs)
04/2015    Cinergy    Conflict Management Coaching (22hrs)
10/16    Mediate.com    Get Busy, Get Paid
3/17    Abilene Christian University     Negotiation & Mediation (60hrs)
6/25-30/17    Duncum Center Solutions     Mediation Training (40hrs)

Approach

Ron employs the appropriate Dispute Resolution model, dependent upon the client's need, to resolve conflict. The objective is to understand the parties true interests and to develop resolution and reconciliation options.

Fees

Generally, charges a flat daily rate. Has special rates for active duty military and Veterans. Contact to discuss specifics.

Other Information

I am a Disabled Military Veteran. I salute all our Military and Veterans. Proud member of National Veteran-Owned Businesses Association.

I particularly enjoy working with families and relationships. As a member of the Clergy, I also enjoy working with churches and congregations.

We were recently introduced to the Family Courts in Kent and Sussex Counties, Delaware by the Chief Judge of the Family Court of the State of Delaware.

Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Community
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Employment
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Parent-Teen

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Counselor
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Psychotherapist
  • Ombudsperson
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.