Dan Berstein

Dan Berstein

Dan Berstein is a mediator and trainer known for his work in mental health, challenging behaviors, and general best practices in conflict resolution.  Through his company, MH Mediate, Dan has trained mediators in a dozen states.  His work with challenging behaviors in alternative dispute resolution has involved surveys, literature reviews, and pilot testing for tools.  Learn more about MH Mediate’s challenging behaviors work at http://www.mhmediate.com/cb/ 

Dan holds a master’s degree in Mental Health and certificate in Health Communication from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health as well as a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School.  He sat on the Mediator Advisory Board of the New York Peace Institute and is part of the Mediation Committee of the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution, where he is managing a project to share tools for mediators to enhance their practice.  

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Articles and Video:

When Conflict Resolvers Collide - How Do We Respond? (02/09/17)
In the wake of the 2016 election, the New York City Dispute Resolution listserv became overwhelmed by internal conflicts. This article introduces the listserv and the controversy, and provides a framework for understanding and addressing the challenging behavior.