Bio

Dan Berstein combines his professional expertise as a mediator, his academic background in mental health and public health, and his personal experience living with bipolar disorder to develop innovative trainings and services in the areas of conflict resolution, mental health communication, challenging behaviors, and accessibility to disabilities.

Through his company, MH Mediate, Dan has provided training programs in over a dozen states to clients including  workplaces, universities, mental health service providers, professional associations, and government agencies at the city, state, and federal levels.  Dan is also Vice Chair of the Diversity Committee of the ABA Section on Dispute Resolution and a Program Consultant for the CUNY Dispute Resolution Center, where he develops mental health and conflict resolution resources.

Dan holds a master’s degree in Mental Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School at the University Pennsylvania, and a mediation certification from the New York Peace Institute where he formerly sat on the Mediator Advisory Board.¬† He has a general mediation and conflict coaching practice with a special expertise in cases related to mental health.