Things you might want to know about me.....
Cullen, MSW is a full time mediator who received her basic and divorce mediation training from the University of Maryland
Graduate School of Social Work in 2000. She has been practicing for 20 years in Frederick, Anne Arundel, Talbot and Queen
Anne's counties plus Baltimore City. Kate participated in the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution's (MCDR) assessment
and certification process and became a MCDR Certified Mediator in Maryland in 2014. She recently added Divorce
Coaching to her practice, a process which helps individuals going through a divorce prepare for the court and mediation
process and for sitting across from their former "loved" one. Kate has been facilitating for neighborhood
groups, communties, and non-profits for over 30 plus years.
Kate received her BA from Salisbury University in Social Work and her MSW from the University
of Maryland Baltimore.
is involved in both community mediation (as former Executive Director of two Community Mediation Centers) and in training
through the National Center for Mediation Education. Kate is a member in good standing of the Mediation Program for Mediator
Excellence (MPME), the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR), the Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR), and the
Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM).
In addition, Kate is a court approved family mediator for Anne Arundel, Frederick,
Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties and Baltimore City and a CINA/TPR court appointed mediator for Frederick
County. She also received training in Workplace Mediation from The Mediation Training Institute International and mediates
workplace conflicts. In addition, Kate volunteers to co-mediate cases for the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights.
Kate is, also, an associate professor
at Mount Saint Mary's University. She has been teaching courses she designed, Mediation:Theory and Practice and An Introduction
to Conflict Resolution Methods, since 2006. Previsoly she taught at Frederick Community College and at The University
of Baltimore. Kate is also a non-profit consultant who assists with organization management, program and policy development.
Council for Dispute Resolution (MCDR) www.mcdr.org