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Who We Are  

Kathleen Costello Bar-Tur, LCSW, FIPA is the Director and Founder of The NY Center for Divorce and Family Mediation. She has been recognized as a Certified Advanced Professional by the Academy of Professional Family Mediators and as an Acredited Advanced Mediator by the New York State Council of Divorce Mediation on whose board she served for seven years.  Kate has over twenty years of experience practicing psychoanalysis, Couples Therapy, and running divorce groups, ten years working as a Divorce Coach and seven years as the Director of the Clinical Center at the Institute of Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR).

Other Past and Present Memberships/Associations Include:  The Center for Understanding Based Mediation • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals • The American Pscyhoanalytic Association •  The New York Association of Collaborative Professionals • International Psychoanalytical Association • IPTAR •

Education: Institute of Psychoanalytic Training & Research • Columbia University, MSSW • Princeton University, Magna Cum Laude, AB•


Our Team

  • Collaborative Lawyers and Consulting Attorneys
  • Child Specialists and Psychologists
  • Financial Analysts, CPA’s, Financial Planners

Our Services

    • Divorce & Separation Mediation
    • Collaborative Divorce Coaching
    • Individual Divorce Support
    • Divorce Support Groups
    • Family Mediation
    • Negotiations & Pre/Post Nuptial Agreements
    • Couples Therapy & Discernment Therapy