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<p>Dr. Reena Sommer received her 

 

doctoral degree 

 

in psychology, family studies and sociology from

 the University of Manitoba in 1994. In 1992, she became internationally known for her 

work in <b>domestic abuse</b>. At that time, Dr. Sommer spoke out against "Zero 

Tolerance" policies of domestic abuse; policies that are now being reviewed for the flaws that she 

had identified. </p>

<p>Since that time, Dr. Sommer has written extensively on issues relating to 

<b>violence &mdash; in the family, addictions & codependency</b>. As her career progressed, Dr. Sommer's interest in

high conflict relationships led her toward developing expertise as a divorce consultant. 

Dr. Sommer subsequently received training in the assessment and treatment of parental alienation 

syndrome under <i style="color:#000099;">Dr. Richard Gardner</i>. She has been an invited 

speaker to academic, government and lay audiences in Canada and the U.S. 

In May, 1998, Dr. Sommer was invited to testify before the Joint Senate-House of Commons 

Committee on custody and access. In April 2002, she was invited once again by the Canadian government 

to participate in a panel of experts from Canada and the United States to revisit the findings of 

the Joint Senate-House of Commons Committee. </p>

 

 

 

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After completing post doctoral studies in the Department of Community Health 

Sciences at the University of Manitoba, Dr. Sommer decided to leave 

academia to pursue her interests in clinical and consulting work. 

She began working as a consultant to Medical Services Branch providing services 

to First Nations people on and off reserves and did so for three years. 

Since 1996, Dr. Sommer's consulting practice has grown. Before moving to Texas, 

she was a consultant to Employee Assistance Services (Health Canada), Correctional 

Services of Canada, Child and Family Services agencies throughout 

Manitoba and Ontario. Dr. Sommer provides <a href="http://www.solutions4pas.com/pas_consult.html">consultations </a> on divorce, custody and access to lawyers

and clients locally as well as throughout the U.S., Canada and abroad. </p>

 

 

<p>A major thrust of Dr. Sommer's work is in the area of separation and divorce and 

assisting divorcing couples explore options in restructuring their lives. 

In the past, Dr. Sommer conducted court ordered custody evaluations and oversaw courted ordered supervised access. From time to time, Dr. Sommer is asked

to provide expert testimony.

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<p>Dr. Sommer is guided by the belief that children should not be denied 

a relationship with their parents simply because their moms and dads decide to divorce. 

She views her role as a family life consultant to help men and women develop effective 

parenting plans that make it possible for them to maintain a positive connection with 

their children.</p>

 

<p>Dr. Sommer remains active in the community by speaking publically 

to service groups and serving on committees such as the program planning committee for 

Jewish Child and Family Service. She is often called upon by the media to comment 

on a variety of family and relationship related topics. For fun, Dr. Sommer enjoys 

her nonacademic writing as a contributor to <b>Winnipeg Parents Newsmagazine</b> 

and <b>Winnipeg Women</b> which began publishing in April, 2000. 

Dr. Sommer is married to Dr. Michael Thomas who is also one of her associates, 

and has three children, Debra, Daniel and Leah.</p>

 

 

<p>For more information <a href="mailto:drreena@comcast.net">EMAIL</a> 

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