Mediator's Profile

Kenneth Neumann

Business Name: Center for Mediation & Training
Phone: 212-721-9494

Kenneth Neumann, Ph.D. is an expert in the field of family and divorce mediation. He is a founding board member of numerous professional associations and a frequent presenter at professional conferences. Ken is trained as a Clinical School Psychologist and a family therapist and has been working with parents and children going through the divorce process for more than 40 years.

Ken has a unique specialization in high conflict custody cases, and has developed a detailed model on how to break impasse and is often selected as the Parenting Coordinator in the most challenging cases. Ken has been at the forefront of developing new mediation techniques and processes including Team Mediation where both a mediator and a financial professional actively participate in the process from the very beginning.

In 2020, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, and more recently, he presented at the International Mediation Awareness Week conference in November, 2022.


  • Adelphi University, PhD. Psychology, 1983


  • Family Therapist
  • Clinical School Psychologist


  • Founding Board member, Academy of Professional Family Mediators
  • Advanced Practitioner Member of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Family Section
  • Founding Board Member, Past President of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation

Areas of Focus

  • Divorce
  • Custody/Parenting
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Family
  • Marital
  • LGBTQ+ Marriage

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