New York Times bestselling author M. Gary Neuman is a practicing licensed counselor and ordained rabbi who offers a caring, no-nonsense approach to issues in marriage, family, and personal growth. He has appeared many times on Today, the View, NPR and many other programs. Oprah referred to Gary as, "One of the best psychotherapists in the world," on his final (11th) appearance on her show.


M. Gary Neuman is a nationally recognized media guest, bestselling author, seminar leader, and counselor. To contact Gary, visit here. Click on each item to find out more:

Rabbinical Ordination, 1988
Talmudic University, Miami Beach, Florida

Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, 1987
Barry University, Miami, Florida

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.

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Private Practice, 1985-Present
A private psychological practice for adults and children. Deals with issues of marriage, family 
and personal growth.

Miami Family Court, 1989-2005
Consultant to the courts, Director of the Family Court, Director of the Custody Investigation Unit.

 Miami Dade College, 1993- 2006
 Family, marriage, divorce.

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Internationally syndicated columnist for Changing Families, Miami, Florida; South Florida Parenting; 1995-Present.
Neuman has written 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.
This publication structures a four-hour course for parents of minor children,
including a text for parents and a manual for leaders.


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

Media List

* Oprah Winfrey Show, frequent guest (ten appearances), plus multiple after the show programs
* People Magazine
* Time Magazine
* Parenting Magazine
* Parents Magazine
* USA Today
* Today Show, multiple 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’s The View, multiple appearances
* The Dish Network
* Gayle King Show (Oprah Radio)
* NPR’s Talk of the Nation, multiple appearances
* NBC Dateline, multiple appearances

Local 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
* Los Angeles 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 Seirra Parent
* Valleykids Magazine, Illinois
* Association of Family and Concilliation Courts Review
* American Baby
* New York Parent

Local Television

* 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 11-5V (NBC), Minneapolis, Minnesota
* 8 News in the Morning, WJKW-TV (Fox), Cleveland, Ohio
* WTJV-TV (NBC), Miami, Florida
* WPLG-TV (ABC), Miami, Florida
* WSVN-TV (Fox), Miami, Florida
* WMAR-TV (ABC), Baltimore, Maryland
* Ask Jean, NBC’s Americ Talking Network
* Living Life with Ali and Jack (national)
* Jane Pauley Show (national)
* 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


*NPR’s Talk of the Nation (multiple shows)

* Gayle King Show (Oprah 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
* WTVT-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, WHYLL 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


* 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, Calfironia
* Aviance and Associates, Sacramento, California
* Family Services of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana
* Madura Mental health Associates, Panama City, Panama
* Alabama 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 of 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, Cincinnati, 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, Women’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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