Marc L. Disick DD
Good Faith Mediators

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Greater New York Area
Fairfield, Hudson, Bergen & Union
NY 10471

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Description of Practice

As a liberal-minded mediator who's been working with couples and families in conflict for over 30 years, I know how to say what’s hard to hear with a personal style that’s simultaneously direct and compassionate. I also have a knack for disentangling historically complicated issues while maintaining everyone's dignity along the way. And, my fees are reasonable!

Professional Background

I am not a lawyer. I'm a Reform Rabbi who specializes in conflict. Long ago it became obvious to me that seasoned clergy of all faiths frequently find themselves resolving conflict: between married partners, in family businesses and within their own houses of worship...all the groups they care about. Rabbis, Ministers, Priests and Imams bring a sacred sensibility to the imperative of making peace where there is strife. And no matter where you pray, bridge building is nothing less than sacred work.


I've worked with dozens of divorcing couples, families in business disputes and communities in conflict.


Professional, Degree Education and Coursework:

Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion;
Post Graduate Center for Mental Health;
New York University;
SUNY-Albany; Member, Central Conference of American Rabbis


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
    Prof. Robert Collins    Divorce Mediation Training, 21 Hours, NY Peace Inst.
    Neil Carmichael    Essential Mediation Skills, 40 Hours, American Arbitration Association
    Teresa Calabrese, Andy Izenson    Transitioning Families: Serving the Needs of Queer & Transgender Clients in Family & Divorce Mediation, 2 Hours, FDMC
    Rev. William Petersen    Fundamentals of Rabbinic Transitional Work, 21 Hours, Central Conference of American Rabbis


Too often, intense anger flows into mediation. My job is to help you focus on your and your family's long-term best interests.


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Areas of Practice

  • Bioethics
  • Business
  • Community
  • Congregational
  • Cross Cultural
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Elder
  • Faith Based
  • Family
  • Health Care
  • LGBT
  • Marital Mediation
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Partnership

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Conflict Coach
  • Strategic Planning
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Staff Developer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Counselor
  • Mediation Consultant


Prof. Robert Collins, Esq Cardozo School of Law Teresa Calabrese, Esq. LGBTQ Collaborative Practice and Mediator Ellen Faith Weisman, Esq. Rabbi Sheldon Zimmerman Jewish Center of the Hamptons