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Tonya K. Ricklefs
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Tonya Ricklefs

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805 N Kansas Ave
Topeka , KS 66603

Description of Practice

I am a state-approved mediator who is a licensed Masters in Social Work and have a Ph.D in Family Studies from Kansas State University. I have a graduate certificate in conflict resolution from Kansas State University. I have experience with video (Skype, Zoom) mediation, military families, as well as receiving training in high-conflict mediation and Elder mediation and conciliation cases.

Professional Background

I have been mediating for 7 years. I have mediated family disputes, state contracts, business disputes, divorce, and conciliation. I am also familiar with conflicts involving politics, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


Multiple mediation/dispute resolution training in workplace, high conflict, culture and conflict, and family mediation.


Ph.D in Family Studies. Areas of research are Adult Sibling Relationships and experiential learning. Masters Degree in Social Work Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution


My style is facilitative mediation.


Please contact for fees. I offer income based fees for individuals and businesses.

Other Information

I work most areas in North east and North central Kansas without changing transportation costs. I also practice internationally on zoom.

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Bullying
  • Civil (general)
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • Health Care
  • Hospitality
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Non Profits
  • Nursing Home
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Pet Mediation
  • Police
  • Probate
  • Restorative (Criminal)
  • Restorative (Juvenile)
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Strategic Planning
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Online Mediator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Counselor
  • Fact-Finder
  • Conflict Coach

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