Dan Berstein

Mental health expert and mediator
Dan Berstein
Dan's expertise on mental health stems from his academic studies, professional training, and personal experience living with bipolar disorder. By thinking about mental health through each of those lenses, Dan brings incredible skill and empathy to his work.
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How to Talk about Mental Health During a Pandemic (and Beyond)

How to Talk about Mental Health During a Pandemic (and Beyond)

Friday, May 1st, 4-5pm PT / 7-8pm ET

How do we talk candidly and sensitively about mental health during a pandemic (and beyond)? Dan Berstein draws on his professional training as a mediator, academic background in mental health, and personal experience living with bipolar disorder to help us navigate this critical topic.

How do we talk candidly and sensitively about mental health during a pandemic (and beyond)? Dan Berstein draws on his professional training as a mediator, academic background in mental health, and personal experience living with bipolar disorder to help us navigate this critical topic.

Bio

Dan Berstein combines his professional expertise as a mediator, his academic background in mental health and public health, and his personal experience living with bipolar disorder to develop innovative online programs teaching people to talk about mental health, address challenging behaviors, and resolve conflicts.

Through his company, MH Mediate, Dan has trained thousands of people, including individuals, organizations, and government agencies at the city, state, and federal levels. Dan is also Co-Chair of the Diversity Committee of the American Bar Association Section on Dispute Resolution and founder of the Dispute Resolution in Mental Health Initiative at the CUNY Dispute Resolution Center.  

He holds a master’s degree in Mental Health from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School at the University Pennsylvania, and a mediation certification from the New York Peace Institute, where he formerly sat on the Mediator Advisory Board.

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