Preserving the Family, One Divorce at a Time

Preserving the Family, One Divorce at a Time

Professional mediation services in Marietta, GA

Above & Beyond Conflict offers a variety of mediation services and education to clients and mediators in Marietta, GA. We are owned and operated by Georgia Geiger and Marti Kitchens Cobb who have over 50 years of combined experience.

Marti, a licensed marriage and family therapist, held a private practice for over 35 years. Georgia, a licensed professional counselor, became a mediator after deciding she wanted to offer clients and their families a less stressful environment to deal with divorce.

Since joining forces, Marti and Georgia have been committed to the same cause – preserving the families of their clients. No matter what issue you’re facing, you can rest assured they will work hard to achieve a resolution before things get out of hand.

Marti’s professional experience

Marti is a State Registered Neutral in Georgia. She has been mediating since 1984 and is the Co-Author/Founder of Children of Divorce™, a four-hour mandated seminar for divorcing parents, currently in use internationally. Marti has been a member of the Georgia Commission on Dispute Resolution, serving on the Ethics Committee, Budget/Personnel Committee, and Liaison Committee with State ADR Directors. She currently serves on the Fee Arbitration Panel with the State Bar of Georgia and on the board of the Georgia Mediators Association where she formerly served as president. Marti is a Practitioner Member/Approved Consultant of Association for Conflict Resolution.

Georgia’s professional experience

Georgia has been a registered mediator in the State of Georgia since 1992. Her practice includes private mediation and court connected mediation in Magistrate, Probate, and Superior Court. She has worked as a mediation trainer with Atlanta Divorce Mediators. Georgia is a member and past president of Georgia Mediators Association. She has Advanced Practitioner Status with the Association for Conflict Resolution.