Professional Details

The Bridge Counseling Counsulting and Mediation LLC
Edward Callirgos LMFT and Melanie Spilo JD

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4625 S. Lakeshore Dr.
Tempe, AZ 85282


Description of Practice

(Now offering remote access mediation to serve our international and busy client schedules) Hello. Chances are that you have to come this website because you are needing help managing a situation that is very important to you. At the Bridge Counseling, Consulting & Mediation LLC we provide experienced and professional mediation services. We understand how to help individuals come to a mutual and healthy solution. We offer our services in English and Spanish! Our mission :

1) Help provide a center that is safe, private and caring. We seek to help clients find hope and strength in themselves and in their situations. At The Bridge we work collaboratively to arrive at a decision. We provide counseling as well as mediation and we specialize in intensive and high conflict issues.

2) We Provide outreach and serve our surrounding community through volunteer work, workshops and community resourcing.

Our Mediation and counseling services provide individuals, public and private companies/agencies a safe place to reach out. All our services are under a strict privacy and confidentiality contract. Our office is located in a private professional environment. We work with EAP's and Human Resource departments to help provide employees and companies an environment for development and growth. We educate on work place violence issues and provide trainings and presentations for a variety of other topics.

Professional Background

The Bridge Counseling, Consulting & Mediation consists of individuals with degrees in marriage and family therapy, professional counseling and Law. We have fully licensed therapists and graduates from law schools. Our team consists of those specializing in high conflict relationship issues, trauma, therapeutic intervention, Co parenting and domestic violence. We do offer our services in English and Spanish.

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With the experience above, all in one place, why would you look anywhere else for your mediation, co parenting, post divorce, counseling and coaching needs?

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We have many hours of dispute resolution experience and are approved by the Courts as Mediators.


Our Mediators and Licensed Counselors have the following degrees and educational background:

Independently Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, AZ BBHE

AZ BBHE Clinical Supervisor,

Masters, Marriage & Family Therapy and Professional Counseling, Trauma

BA, Human and Interpersonal Communication, Psychology, Political Science, & Juris Doctor

Listed on Superior Court Roster, Therapeutic interventionist, mediator and parenting coordinator/educator

Attorney General’s Office Advanced Mediation Training


We take a goal oriented approach and adjust our stance on the needs of the clients. We set appropriate boundaries, challenge unhealthy communication patterns and maintain a neutral stance.(Now offering remote access mediation to serve our international and busy client schedules)


Our fees are considerably lower than those charged by most agencies. Why, because we know the positive impact that mediation can have and we know the emotional stress and financial stress that a conflict situation can possess. We dont want to add to your financial stress. We have enough cases that allow us to charge at a lower rate. We also believe in giving back to the community.

Other Information

We provide services in: English and Spanish We offer remote access mediation to serve our international and busy client schedules.

Edward Callirgos was an instructor at a local college for several years and taught communication, conflict resolution and interpersonal relationship classes. He has practiced as a licensed marriage and family therapist in AZ for several years working on intensive cases and providing supervision to other therapists. Edward Callirgos has been featured on numerous articles including in the Arizona Republic, PodCasts, AZAMFT publication, AMCAP Publications, and Internet Tv/Radio. Edward received the minority fellowship award through the AAMFT.

Areas of Practice

  • Accidents
  • Adult Family
  • Bankruptcy
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Bullying
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Contracts
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Estate Planning
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • General
  • Government
  • International
  • Labor - Management
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership
  • Pet Mediation
  • Police
  • Postal Service
  • Prenuptial
  • Real Estate
  • School/Education
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Sports
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workers Comp
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Certified Divorce Financial Analyst
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Counselor
  • Estate Planner
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Psychotherapist
  • Staff Developer

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