Becoming a parenting plan evaluator saved my career mid-life. I had been at an agency for 22 years, with the last eleven of them being in management which began to drain my soul. Then I had the opportunity to make a career change in my fifties to become a parenting plan evaluator which has become the most important work of my life. In graduate school, I specialized in child and family therapy and psychological assessment. I had worked in many settings, including inpatient, residential treatment, juvenile detention, and outpatient clinics. I had decades of experience as a clinician before embarking on my re-specialization to become a parenting plan evaluator, and the excitement of being a student at this phase in my career made me glad to be a psychologist again. I currently work in private practice as a court appointed parenting plan evaluator and I have a small therapy private practice.