Professional Details

Dr. Gianna Novelli, Ph.D., MA, LPC, ACS, PMCR
Senior MediatorSenior MediatorSenior Mediator

Farfalle Psychotherapy And Mediation Services

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In person, text, email phone or ZOOM meetings
throughout the State of New Jersey
Toms River, NJ 08753
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Description of Practice

If interested please leave an email ( Your message will be returned by land phone, or your requested preference, within the hour, between 8AM-5PM weekdays. I conduct mediation sessions for employers, couples, partners, and families in an effort to help resolve their issues. Privately and for the court system I have been instrumental in aiding, previously divorced, couples modify and restate portions of their divorce decree. I have worked as a volunteer for Ocean County Mediation Service as well as being on their Preferred Mediation List. I am listed on the New Jersey Supreme Court Roster as a Mediator For Economic Aspects Of Family Law Cases. I was a team member and contributor for the New Jersey Association for Professional Mediator’s Education Committee where we worked to develop the educational aspects for mediation and negotiation. In addition, I conduct psychotherapy and CIS sessions.

Professional Background

I have been a licensed psychotherapist for the past twenty-nine years. My primary focus has been couples, families and relationships. Outside of conducting mediation sessions within psychotherapy, I have been formally conducting mediation since 2012 when I received my training and certificate.


I have conducted family and civil mediation, as well as conflict resolution, for both my private practice and the court system. In addition, privately and for the courts, I have aided couples who were previously divorce modify and restate portions of their divorce decree.


I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology as well as a Master of Arts degree in Psychological Counseling and a Doctoral Degree in Nutrition. I hold certificates in both Administration/Management and Mediation.


I believe that my education, training and experience, as a psychotherapist, has prepared me to help clients with issues involving divorce, civil aspects, and family conflicts matters.


A consultation fee of $100.00 is subtracted from the final total balance when the mediator and clients reach a working agreement and the mediation process has been completed. In addition, at the time of agreement, a retainer fee is also required.

Other Information

In an effort to accommodate my clients I offer sessions, throughout the state of New Jersey, via face/face, telephone, email or text.

Areas of Practice

  • Accidents
  • Adoption
  • Adult Family
  • Animal
  • Art
  • Automotive
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Criminal
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Employment
  • Estate Planning
  • Family
  • General
  • Labor - Management
  • Marital Mediation
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Non Profits
  • Partnership
  • Pet Mediation
  • Prenuptial
  • Sexual Harrassment
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Psychotherapist
  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Custody Evaluator
  • Counselor

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.