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Jeanne Cleary

In her private practice in Watertown, MA Jeanne Cleary provides relational and couple psychotherapy, mediation services, and conflict engagement strategies for corporate, religious, non-profit and educational organizations. 

As a core trainer with Community Dispute Settlement Center of Cambridge MA for over twenty years, Jeanne has offered basic and advanced mediation training.  She served for fifteen years as a court appointed guardian ad litem, working with families, children and social service agencies facing various challenges and conflicts. She has designed trainings in conflict resolution and retreats for numerous clients including Digital, Mass Dept of Education, Probate and Family Courts, Central Boston Elder Services, Boston University College of Communication, and Mass School of Pharmacology, in addition to high schools and churches. Jeanne has lectured in conflict resolution courses at Boston University, School of Public Health, International Department and currently teaches at the University of MA, Boston, McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security and Global Governance. 
Jeanne has presented on conflict resolution topics at conferences including the Massachusetts Psychological Association, Women and Public Policy Program of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Boston Bar Association, Flaschner Judicial Institute, Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem, New England Association of Conflict Resolution, and the Massachusetts Association of Mediation Programs and Practitioners, and the Massachusetts Council on Family Mediation. She is a past president of the board of directors of MAMPP, and served on the board of The Adoption Center, Newton MA and The Watertown Children’s Theatre. 
Jeanne Cleary received her BA in theology and psychology from Bates College 1977, her MA in clinical psychology from Lesley University 1987, and advanced clinical training from Theravision Institute in Boston 1990.  Jeanne is a long time student of meditation and continues to be passionate about human potential through relational engagement.