JOAN B. KELLY, Ph.D.
|Dr. Kelly is a clinical psychologist, researcher, teacher, and consultant, who was a Founder and Executive Director of the Northern California Mediation Center from 1981-1999.
Dr. Kelly received her Ph.D. from Yale University. Since 1970, her research, clinical, and teaching career has focused on research in children’s adjustment to divorce, custody and access issues, divorce mediation, applications of child development research to custody and access decision-making, and Parenting Coordination. She has more than 90 publications in these areas of interest, including the book Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce (Basic Books, 1980).
|Joan is a frequent keynote speaker, workshop leader, and trainer at state, national and international conferences, including judicial and legal conferences in many countries, AFCC, American Psychological Association, Family Mediation Associations in Canada, England, and Scotland, and the New Zealand Psychological Association. Dr. Kelly has been honored with many awards, including Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Distinguished Mediator Award from the Academy of Family Mediators, and the Distinguished Research Award and the Meyer Elkin Award from the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts. Joan is Past-President of the Board of Directors of the Academy of Family Mediators and the Board of the California Dispute Resolution Institute.|
|Joan can be contacted at: P.O. Box 7063, Corte Madera, CA 94976-7063|
Phone/Fax: (415) 924-1407
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