Beacon Behavioral Services LLC
Elizabeth Thayer
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Profession: Mental Health Professional
Non-Adversarial Divorce Services: Mediation|Collaborative Divorce

Dr. Elizabeth S. Thayer is a licensed psychologist at Beacon Behavioral Services LLC, in West Hartford, Ct. She is trained in mediation and collaborative divorce and has over 20 years of interdisciplinary experience as a mediator and a mental health collaborative divorce coach. She is a past co-president of the Collaborative Divorce Group of Connecticut, a Co-Chair of the International Academy of Divorce Professionals (IACP) Trainers Group, and Co-chair of the Access to Collaborative Committee of IACP. She is a trainer in the Connecticut Collaborative Training Group and has trained numerous lawyers, mental health professionals, and financial professionals in Ct., across the USA and internationally.

Dr. Thayer is also on the Board of the Children’s Law Center in Hartford, Ct. and The Copper Beech Institute in West Hartford, Ct. She is a former Board member of CCND (Connecticut Council for Non-Adversarial Divorce) and the Connecticut Board of Examiners in Psychology.

Dr. Thayer has dedicated her work to help families divorce with respect and self-determination. She has developed a program of inclusion for Collaborative Divorce in Connecticut. This provides access out of the court system for any family regardless of income to divorce with dignity. Dr. Thayer believes that all families should have the opportunity to transition through divorce in a way that protects parents and children for the future.


433 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06110, USA