Dr. Donald Hiebel possesses over 35 years of experience as a clinical psychologist and operates a West Hartford, Connecticut-based solo private practice focused on family and child mental health care. Utilizing a model that integrates psychoeducative, behavioral, and other approaches, he evaluates and treats patients for apparent and underlying psychological conditions. He possesses training in divorce mediation and assists estranged couples and individuals through the impacts of separation on their own lives and those of their children. Also a consultant to business executives in diverse industries, Dr. Donald Hiebel uses Goleman's emotional intelligence model to advise professionals on improving attentive listening, emotional restraint, and other interpersonal communication skills. Prior to establishing his solo practice, Dr. Hiebel owned and directed a private child and family psychological therapy group for more than 20 years. Complementing his extensive clinical experience, he has facilitated more than 150 educational forums on subjects ranging from alienation of parents from their children to wrongful application of psychological concepts in courtroom proceedings. Dr. Donald Hiebel has also been featured as a speaker at over 40 conferences and served as an adjunct professor at four universities. In preparation for his career, Dr. Hiebel earned a PhD in clinical psychology from Miami University. Along with education in child, adolescent, and adult psychology, he has received instruction in collaborative counseling and completed post-doctoral training in couple's and family therapy.