Kathy Memel, Ph.D. is recognized as an experienced, caring and skilled private child custody mediator, divorce mediator, business and family mediator, individual and couples psychotherapist.
Dr. Memel has served as a Family Mediator at the Los Angeles Superior Conciliation Court and has over 15 years of professional experience as a Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor. Her background includes training in child custody mediation, parenting skills education, and counseling. Dr. Memel worked for five years as a paralegal in family law.
Dr. Memel is currently a member of the Academy of Family Mediators, the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and a member of the Association of Family & Conciliation Courts.
Working independently or as part of a therapist/attorney team, Dr. Memel has the expertise to deal with the volatile emotional issues that can arise in child custody cases. Approximately 90% of the families she works with reach an agreement and leave with a positive attitude, and she has a reputation for working creatively with attorneys and judicial officers. In just a few sessions, Dr. Memel can help parents understand the issues they face and implement and innovative, effective and mutually-satisfactory Child Custody & Visitation Parenting Plan that focuses on the "best interests of the children."
My office provides a safe, caring, and confidential environment to explore your true path in life and to create a richer future.