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M. GARY NEUMAN is a licensed family counselor and rabbi and the author of Emotional Infidelity and Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way. A frequent guest on Oprah, he has also appeared multiple times on Today, The View, and NPR. He and his work have been featured in People, Time, Parents, and other major publications. He is the creator of 2 x 2 Intensive, an innovative all-day approach to couples therapy. He maintains a private practice in Miami Beach where he lives with his wife and five children. Visit Gary’s website at www.mgaryneuman.com.

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Resume: M. Gary Neuman, M.S., LMHC

EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING
Founder and Director of the Sandcastles Program Inc., a nationwide divorce therapy program for children. Program mandatory in over a dozen countries, operates in fourteen states, Canada, Mexico, England and South Africa. Provides Sandcastles Program training to mental health professionals in over fifty organizations including psychological offices, community service/social work agencies, domestic violence shelters and colleges.

  • Private Practice, 1985-Present
    A private psychological practice for adults and children. Deals with issues of marriage, family
    and personal growth.
  • Miami Family Court, 1989-Present
  • Consultant to the courts, Director of the Family Court, Director of the Custody Investigation Unit
  • Faculty: Miami Dade College, 1993 – Present
  • Lecturer: Family, marriage, divorce, spirituality and motivational issues.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 1987 Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling—Barry University: Miami, Florida.
  • 1988 Rabbinical Ordination—Talmudic University: Miami Beach, Florida

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Truth About Cheating, J. Wiley
  • Emotional Infidelity, Random House
  • How to Make a Miracle, Pedmy Press
  • Emotional Infidelity: How To Avoid It and 10 Other Secrets to a Great Marriage. New York: Random House
  • Helping Your Kids Cope With Divorce the Sandcastles Way. New York: Random House, _98. Outlines effective tools to assist parents’ communication and sensitivity
  • Changing Families.” Miami, Florida; South Florida Parenting;1995-Present. Neuman writes an internationally syndicated column in a question-answer format dealing with issues of divorce and stepfamilies
  • Children of Divorcing Parents Text. Miami, Florida; Miami Dade College; 1993. Structures a four-hour course for parents of minor children, including a text for parents and a manual for leaders
  • Neuman has written for various magazines including Parents Magazine, The Single Parent, Arizona Parenting and Childs play

CERTIFICATIONS-AWARDS

  • Parent’s Magazine, Advisory Board
  • Florida State Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 1990
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, 1992
  • Three time winner of Parents Publications of America Award of Excellence, 1996, 1998, 1999
  • Parents Seal of Approval, the Parent Network, 1998
  • Significant Contributions to Families award, Florida Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, 2000

MEDIA LIST

National

  • People Magazine
  • Time Magazine
  • Parenting Magazine
  • Parents Magazine
  • Today Show, two appearances
  • Good Morning America
  • NBC Nightly News
  • CBS Weekend News
  • Talk Of the Nation, National Public Radio, three appearances
  • Cable News Network, CNN
  • Barbara Walters’ The View, two appearances
  • NBC Dateline
  • Oprah Winfrey Show, two appearances

Print Media

  • Washington Post
  • Miami Herald
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Pittsburgh Gazette
  • Baltimore Sun
  • Bellingham Herald, Washington
  • Riverfront News, Wyoming
  • Sunpost, Miami
  • Star Gazette, New York
  • The Leader, New York
  • The Forward, national
  • Jewish Press, national
  • Jewish Journal, Florida
  • Divorce Magazine
  • Vermont Herald
  • Sun Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer
  • American Israelite, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • LA Times
  • Healthy Kids
  • Richmond Parents Monthly
  • Big Apple Parent
  • New Jersey Parent Paper
  • Family Life
  • Childsplay, Massachusetts
  • Northwest Family
  • Arizona Parenting
  • Connecticut’s County Kids
  • Family Times, Delaware
  • Sacramento Sierra Parent
  • Valleykids Magazine, Illinois
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Review
  • American Baby
  • New York Parent

Television

  • Living LIfe with Ali and Jack
  • Good Morning America
  • Jane Pauley Show
  • Peachtree Morning, WXIA-TV, Atlanta, Georgia
  • On Health and Family, WGNX-TV, Georgia
  • A Woman’s Place, AIB Cable, Georgia
  • Kansas City Today, KSHB-TV (NBC)
  • Dimensions, KMBC-TV, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Noon News, KCTV-TV, Kansas City, Missouri
  • KARE 11-TV, (NBC), Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 8 News in the Morning, WJKW-TV (Fox), Cleveland, Ohio
  • Noon News, WOIO-TV, Cleveland, Ohio
  • WTVJ-TV (NBC) Miami, Florida
  • WPLG-TV (ABC) Miami, Florida
  • WSVN-TV (Fox) Miami, Florida
  • WMAR-TV (ABC), Baltimore, Maryland
  • Ask E Jean, NBC’s America Talking Network
  • America Talks Health, syndicated
  • The Exchange, Cablevision, Connecticut
  • From the Bookshelf, Media One Cable
  • Interviews, Intermedia Cable TV
  • Bloomington Cable TV
  • Home and Family, Family Channel

Radio

  • WBZ-AM, Boston, Massachusetts
  • WEIM-AM, Springfield, Massachusetts
  • WOC-AM, Quad Cities, Iowa
  • WBKC-AM, Cleveland, Ohio
  • KNUV-AM, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • WNIC-AM, Detroit, Michigan
  • WRJN-AM, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • WIBC-AM, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • WBSM-AM, Providence, Rhode Island
  • WHAM-AM, Rochester, New York
  • WDAY-FM, Fargo, North Carolina
  • KBCO-FM, Denver, Colorado
  • KXL-AM, Portland, Oregon
  • WTBT-AM, Tampa, Florida
  • WDEL-AM, Wilmington, Delaware
  • KPEL-AM, Lafayette, Louisiana
  • The Parent Journal (national) syndicated
  • Into the Night, WPCH-FM
  • Warren Pierce Radio Network, WYUR Radio, Detroit
  • USA Radio Network
  • American Family, America’s Voice, National Cable Network
  • Speaking of Women, Bonneville Radio
  • KKTL Radio, Houston, Texas
  • Weekends with Joan and Arthur, WOR Radio
  • AP Radio Network, national
  • Point Of View, WNUA Radio
  • John Williams Show, WGN Radio
  • Friends at Large, CRIS Radio, syndicated
  • The Dick Staub Show, national, WYLL Radio
  • Mike Murphy Show, KCMO Radio
  • Joey Reynolds Show, WOR Radio, syndicated
  • WLTE-FM, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Mid Morning, Minnesota Public Radio
  • WVXU Radio, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • WKRC Radio, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • WLW-AM, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Dan McDowell Show, WHIO Radio, Dayton, Ohio
  • WERE Radio, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Business News Network, national
  • Parenting Show, Wisconsin Public Radio
  • Andre Trevinge Show, WWL Radio, New Orleans
  • Innerviews Radio, Boca Raton, Florida
  • Living Well, WERC Radio, Birmingham, Alabama
  • KPCC Radio, Pasadena, California
  • CFRB Radio, Toronto, Canada

Conference Speaking Engagements

  • American Academy of Psychoanalysis, Miami, Florida
  • American Association of Family and Conciliation Courts-First International
  • Congress on Parent Education, Chicago, Illinois
  • Second International Congress on Parent Education, AFCC, Clearwater, Florida
  • Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Melbourne, Florida
  • Family Life Services, Jewish Family Services, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jewish Federation, Miami, Florida
  • Israel Bonds, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • Parents of Twins and Multiples, South Miami, Florida
  • University of Miami Law School, Miami, Florida
  • National Association for Orthodox Mental Health Professionals, Florida and New York
  • Miami Public School System, Miami, Florida
  • Pittsburgh Bar Association, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Children’s Rights Council, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Pennsylvania State Judicial Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • National Judicial Council for Family and Juvenile Judges, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Miami International Book Fair
  • St. Agnes Medical Center, California
  • Young Presidents Organization, Florida

Lectures

  • Supervised Visitation Annex, Windsor, Ontario
  • Family Services of Western Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Family and Children Services, Lacrosse, Wisconsin
  • College of Lake County, Waukegan, Illinois
  • Stetner, Eisenberg and Morris Law Firm, Glendora, California
  • Aviance and Associates, Sacramento, California
  • Family Services of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Madura Mental Health Associates, Panama City, Panama
  • Aabama Institute of Court Services, Mobile, Alabama
  • Mid-South Safety Council, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Mental Health Agencies of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
  • Osceola County Family Court, Kissimmee, Florida
  • Mental Health Associates, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Miami Community College, Miami, Florida
  • Family Court of Dalton, Georgia
  • Family Courts of Riverton and Fremont, Wyoming
  • VNA Mental Health Center, West Virginia
  • Father’s Resource Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Seattle Mental Health Associates, Bellingham, Washington
  • Blair Medical Center, Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Court Education Programs, Mt. Dora, Florida
  • Families after Divorce, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Helping Families, Toronto, Canada
  • Psychology of Barry, Barry, Ontario
  • Neurobehavioral Center, Sarasota, Florida
  • Families in Progress, New Jersey
  • Parenting 101, West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Jewish Family Services, Miami, Florida
  • Jewish Federation-Men’s Cabinet, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Jewish Federation, Women’s Division, Miami Beach, Florida
  • Jewish Federation, Women’s Division, Coral Gables, Florida
  • Jewish Federation, Columbus, Ohio
  • Jewish Federation, Cincinatti, Ohio
  • Jewish Book Fair, Columbus, Ohio
  • Jewish Book Fair, Detroit, Michigan
  • Jewish Book Fair, Hartford, Connecticut
  • Aish Hatorah, Toronto, Ontario
  • Jewish Federation, closing plenary, Western Regional Conference, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Jewish Federation, Men’s Young Leadership Cabinet, Chicago, Illinois
  • Jewish Federation, Woman’s Division Spring Luncheon, Chicago, Illinois
  • Jewish Federation, Ben Gurion Society, Fall Dinner, Chicago Illinois
  • Jewish Federation Young Leadership Winter Conference, Washington, D.C.
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