|Rebecca M. Cohan
M. Cohan is a board certified, Licensed Independent Clinical
Social Worker in practice in Newton, Massachusetts
and the Human Relations Service in Newton, MA.
Rebecca has been working
with individual clients, couples and families for over
40 years. Her therapeutic approach is grounded in psychodynamic,
and family systems theories, and is influenced by the many new discoveries in the field of brain science. Her clients have been helped
to resolve both internal and interpersonal conflicts,
resulting in transformative changes in their lives.
Rebecca graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a BA in 1969, and
from Simmons College School for Social Work in 1972. In addition to her clinical
practice, she has done clinical supervision and consultation in both public and
private secondary schools. Rebecca Cohan has worked as a guardian ad litem and
is a trained
family mediator and parenting coordinator.
Rebecca M. Cohan is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW),
the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), the Massachusetts Association
Ad Litem (MAGAL), Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation and the
Association for Conflict Resolution.
|Stephen M. Linsky
Linsky is a mediator, arbitrator, and practicing collaborative
attorney in Newton, Massachusetts. He earned
admission to the Massachusetts bar in 1987, and has since
been admitted to the bars for the U.S. District Court
of Massachusetts, the First Circuit Court of Appeals,
and the U.S. Supreme
For nearly twenty years, Stephen Linsky has provided an interest-based, goals-oriented
approach to his work with parties involved in family, employment and business-related
Over the course of his career in dispute resolution, he has mediated,
conciliated, and arbitrated many hundreds of cases and has been appointed by
numerous state and federal courts and agencies to provide service as an approved
mediator, case evaluator, conciliator, arbitrator and hearing officer.
Stephen Linsky earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University
Massachusetts at Amherst and his law degree from Northeastern University School
of Law, in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a 1973 graduate of the Roxbury
School in the City of Boston, Massachusetts
He is the former co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute
Resolution (ADR) Committee and is a member of the board of the Massachusetts
Collaborative Law Council, the New England Chapter of the Association for Conflict
Resolution, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals, the
Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation, and other law and dispute resolution-related
organizations. He has presented at numerous ADR programs and conferences and
has instructed in dispute resolution at Lasell College and Israel College.