Mediator's Profile

Dana Hersher Carlton

Business Name: Dana Hersher Carlton Mediation Services

Ms. Dana Hersher Carlton is a Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, Professional Guardian (all ages), Elder Care Mediator, and Elder caring Coordinator. Dana has the ability to facilitate family members to make decisions, which comes from many years of practice providing education, risk assessment, case management, guardianship and mental health assessments, and counseling.

To Ms. Dana Hersher Carlton, the idea of facilitating family members to promote decision making in high conflict relationships is a skill that comes from many years of providing:

  • Education
  • Mental health counseling
  • Risk assessment
  • Case management

As such, Dana’s approach is integrative as she works with all family members to resolve conflict, irrespective of age, background, socio/economic status or personal challenges.


  • Nova Southeastern University, M.S., Mental Health Counseling
  • Fielding Graduate University, Clinical Psychology PhD (ABD) & M.A. Clinical Psychology, Clinical Psychology, 2011

Areas of Focus:

  • Family Mediation
  • Child Advocacy
  • Elder Advocacy
  • Guardian ad Litem
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

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