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Althea P. Halchuck, EJD, CT, BCPA
Ending Well! Patient Advocacy, LLC

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P. O. Box 18747
Fountain Hills, AZ 85269


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Since 2003, Althea Halchuck has been the principal of Dispute to Resolution, a firm dedicated to mediating civil and community disputes. She has extensive training and experience in every conflict arena and has mediated nearly a thousand disputes. Additionally, Althea advocates for seniors, helping them manage adult family conflict as they near the end of their life. In 2012, she earned an Executive Juris Doctor (EJD) from Concord Law School. Her degree provides an in-depth understanding of relevant laws and regulations around thorny elder and end-of-life issues. She also has advanced training in Clinical Ethics Consultations in the ICU and at the bedside. Her recent designation is a Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA). Since 2015 she has been a Certified Thanatologist: Death, Dying & Bereavement (CT) is from the Association for Death Education and Counseling. Althea has combined her experience in conflict resolution with her end-of-life training to help families find peaceful resolutions and a "good death" for their dying loved ones.


Please see website: Extensive training and experience in all areas of dispute resolution


Executive Juris Doctor (EJD) - Concord Law School, 2012 Certified Thanatologist (CT), 2016 Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA), 2020


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
2003-04    Mediation Works - Boston    Basic & Advanced Mentored - 66 hrs
2006    EEOC    Employment Mediation Training - 120 hrs
2009    ARMS- CAL State    Essentials for Elder Adult Mediation - 24 hrs
2004    LA Dept. of Consumer Affairs    Certified Mediation Training - 25 hrs
2012    Kaiser Permanente    Bioethics Basic/Advanced Training - 12 hrs
2012    Washington MedStar Hospital    Clinical Ethics Consultation - 40 Hrs
2012-2014    International Ombud Ass'n    Conflict Management - 21 Hrs
2014    Johns Hopkins University    Dementia and Healthcare Safety - 40 hrs
2013-2015    Nat'l Hospice & Palliative Care    Ethics and Managing Workplace Conflict- 20 Hrs
2014    Family Mediation Center    Advanced Mediation - 7 Hrs
2012    U Penn     Clinical Ethics Mediation Workshop - 4 Hrs
2014    U Pittsburgh    Clinical Terminology - 24 Hrs
2014    U Penn    Understanding Vital Signs - 20 Hrs
2011    Providence Trinity Care Hospice    Volunteer Training - 30 Hrs
2015    Americare Hospice     Volunteer Training - 20 hrs.
2016    Univeristy of CA Extension - Irvine    Mediation Management - 24 Hrs


Facilitation and Transformative



Areas of Practice

  • Adult Family (100 mediated)
  • Bioethics (50 mediated)
  • Community (500 mediated)
  • EEOC (350 mediated)
  • Elder (300 mediated)
  • Health Care (75 mediated)
  • Nursing Home

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Counselor
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Conflict Coach
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.