DANA GRECO is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and certified mediator. She holds a master’s degree from Fordham University, a post-master’s certification from the Ackerman Institute for Family and Couples, and serves as an expert forensic clinician for new york’s Family and supreme courts. Dana has been a specialist family therapist with Memorial Sloan-Kettering in new york city, a social worker for the public school system, and has held numerous workshops for families in crisis.
In addition to her private practice, Dana has raised two daughters in Manhattan and is the author of Please Don’t Buy Me Ice Cream: a Child’s Rules for Priceless Parenting. Dana Greco and Don Desroches are the co-founders of The Mediation and Family counseling Group, and of Family Advocates Information and Resources (FAIRNYS.org) to help families in need due to family court and divorce laws in New York State. They are also the hosts of the radio show “New Beginnings,” which inspired the writing and research for this book. To learn more, go to www.mediationandcounseling.com.
DON DESROCHES pulls together the material in this book from hundreds of experiences and stories while mediating divorces with partner Dana Greco, as part of his professional caseload, and from his personal experiences in marriage and relationships.
Don made the decision with Dana to write this book to try to save marriages before they got to divorce. In addition to volunteering as a coach for over 20 years, Don has volunteered his time with many different organizations to help children and families.
He has over 20 years of experience mediating and facilitating in the Financial services industry, providing him the ability to understand the complexities of each individual’s
finances during mediation sessions.
Dana Greco and Don Desroches are the co-founders of The Mediation and Family counseling Group (www.mediationandcounseling.com) and of Family advocates
Information and resources (FAIRNYS.org) to help families in need due to family court and divorce laws in New York State. They are also the hosts of the radio show “New Beginnings,” which inspired the writing and research for this book. In addition
to volunteering time at FAIRNYS.org, he volunteers at other similar non-profit organizations, Fathers and Families New York, Inc., and Families Civil Liberties Union, where he serves as a family advocate.