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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 is a current Board Member of the New York State Council on Divorce Mediation and a Founding Member of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators. Her years of experience as a Psychoanalyst, Couples Therapist, Divorce Coach and Director of the Clinical Center at the Institute of Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) are the foundation for Kathleen’s practice.

Member/Associate: The New York State Council on Divorce Mediation • The Academy of Professional Family Mediators • The Center for Mediation in Law • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals • New York Association of Collaborative Professionals • The Institute of Psychoanalytic Training and Research • International Psychoanalytical Association Graduate: Institute of Psychoanalytic Training & Research • Columbia University, MSSW • Princeton University, Magna Cum Laude, BA


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