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manousso_new_logo7 Become a Professional Mediator – Headquartered in Houston, Texas, USA, since 1993

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Click here for tuition and special discounts, like early bird and active college student. Or call, Dr. Barbara Manousso at 713/557-1010.

ZOOM live: we are doing business, family, and divorce mediations and some interactive/real time course training.  Online/virtual training is only being done during our COVID pandemic.  All online students are encouraged to attend our in person residential training after the pandemic for no extra charge.  Call us at (713)557-1010 text/talk!

For the best in mediation training, select a mediation training program with proven leadership and lecturers who identify themselves with academic credentials and professional standing, like the staff of Manousso Mediation.

Make sure that your trainers meet the qualifications for professional mediation organizations, such as Texas Mediators Trainers Round Table (TMTR) and Texas Credentialing Association, or you won’t be getting a quality training.

Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC. is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE, as well as other professional organizational CEU for LPC and HR.

Arbitration Training ($550.00)ONLINE with ZOOM: live and interactive
Earn MCLE/CEU 9 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Friday, November 5th, 2021, 9:00 AM until 6:30 PM. This course does not meet the requirements for Tax Code Sect. 41A.06.

Basic Mediation Training ZOOM LIVE and INTERACTIVE

40 hours. ($975) Earn MCLE/CEU 40 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR, includes Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR training):
Our next class will start on Wednesday, November 10th, 11th, 12th, and Tuesday and Wednesday, November 16th, 17th, 2021, 10 AM to 6:30 PM daily.

With respect to pandemic crisis, all classes will be an online, but it is a live, interactive-ON CAMERA-program approved by the TX state bar. All students will have the opportunity, at no charge, to retake all or part of this training in person, in residence, when health conditions permit.

Advanced Mediation: Family-Divorce-Child Custody training live, interactive, on ZOOM
30 hours. ($795) Earn MCLE/CEU 30 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, in 2022, join us February 9th, 10th, 11th, Tuesday, 15th, 10 AM until 6:30 PM,

New: Domestic Violence for Advance Family Training required by TX legislation the four (4) hours required by Texas statute for $150. (This Domestic Violence training is INCLUDED in the Advance Family 30 hours of training above.) If you have taken the 30 hours of Advance Family training and only need this ZOOM course, then register under Advance Training dropdown button
Held on Thursday, February 10th, 2021, from 1 PM until 5:00 PM. Please send an email note with your name to with Subject: Domestic Violence Certificate

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training< $525, ZOOM live and interactive: Sign up for this and Advance Family at the same time and use the early bird discount (SAVE $$$) for both classes
18 hours-MCLE/CEU 16 and 4 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
In 2021, Friday, October 29th, and Saturday, October 30th, from 9:00AM until 5:30PM, daily. AMICUS training: This class' skills are excellent for Amicus Attorneys in communicating with high conflict clients.

Elder and Adult Family Mediation Training ($600), specially discounted for family mediators. If you have questions, call (713)557-1010. Classes are held ZOOM live and interactive.
20 hours-MCLE/CEU 20 and 3 in ethics for JD, CPA, LPC, SW, HR
Wednesday, December 8th, 1 PM to 5 PM, Thursday, December 9th, 10 am until 6 PM, Friday, December 10th, 2021, from 10 AM until 6:00 PM

Note our NO refund policy, once you have paid for a training, but you can always reschedule online classes with a rescheduling fee of $150. Our classes can be taken in any order, although you can't mediate until you meet all the requirements of Texas statutes.

Handicap accessible training venue.

Texas Justice Center for Mediation and Arbitration in Bellaire off I-610 West Loop.

NorthWest Mediation Center

Northwest Mediation Center

Ranch Office Conference Room and Virtual Office

Ranch Office Conference Room and Virtual Office

Heights Mediation Center


The Texas Mediation Center in Bellaire and Heights Mediation Center are modern, well located, facilities to proudly invite your mediation and arbitration clients.

See brochure.

Yes! You are on your way to becoming a mediator or arbitrator or both!

Check payment options on PayPal’s drop down menu below.  Registration works better on a computer than your cell phone.

Mail your registration fee to: Manousso Mediation, at 21 Briar Hollow Lane, Suite 508, Houston 77027, or, better, use the drop down payment option below.

All courses include snacks, as well as notebooks, handouts, and certificates. Our courses are approved by the State Bar of Texas (MCLE), Texas Mediators Trainers Roundtable (TMTR), HR, Texas Association of Mediators, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association,  Texas State Board of Public Accountancy as CPE sponsor, and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, and other CEU. Just ask about your professional organization!

For more information

For your convenience, our training are held at the Uptown/Galleria with greatly discounted rooms. Flying in: Hobby Airport is the best choice for air travel and closest to the Uptown/Galleria classroom. SuperShuttle will take you to the door of the hotel. Don’t forget to add which course and date that you are registering for with your phone number! Thank you!

Check out student rates.

Student and teacher discount rate available, lowest rate. You must show proof with school ID.

Student discount rate available, lowest rate. You must show proof with school ID.

Basic Mediation 40 Hours of Training

Basic Mediation

MCLE (40 and 4 in ethics) and other CEU are approved.

Attorneys: Please bring a $15 check or cash for your MCLE credits.  For CEU, there is no other charge.

When registering, write in your class starting date and add your phone number. Many thanks!

This is a professional training of 30 hours for those who want to help couples divorce with dignity and in the best interest of their children.

The pre-requisite for this training is the 40 hour basic mediation training, although the courses can be taken out of sequence.  

Advance Mediation:  Family, Divorce, and Child Custody 30 hours of training

Domestic Violence (DV) Training is included in this course, or you can take the DV training only.

For those attending just the 4 hours of Domestic Violence Training, open dropdown for $150 payment. CEU/MCLE 30, Ethics 4 (JD, LPC, SW, CPA, HR, et al)

Family training – 30 hours

When registering, please mention your starting date and add your phone number.
Elder and Adult Care Mediation 20 Hours of Training

Elder and Adult Care Mediation Training

This class meets from 8:30 AM until 7:00 PM daily!  20 MCLE and 3 in ethics

Learn to become a mediator and help families have the quality conversation that they need to have.

Attorneys: Please bring a $15 check or cash for your MCLE credits. Thank you!

Arbitration 9 Hours of Training

Arbitration Registration

9 MCLE-CEU and 2 in ethics

You do not need to be an attorney to arbitrate.

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation 18 Hours of Training

Parenting Coordination and Facilitation Training

Don’t wait! Sign up today! MCLE 18 and 4 in ethics.  

Attorneys: Please bring a $15 check or cash for your MCLE credits. Thank you!

If you have problems with the PayPal, please call and report it at (713)557-1010.  You can also send a payment for the required amount through your PayPal account to .  Our PayPal account will then receive it.  You don’t need to have a PayPal account to use PayPal, just use your credit card. Don’t forget to add which course and date that you are registering for with your phone number where it says notes! Add your personal email address, too, if you are registering from your office computer. We accept Purchase Orders and checks by mail at Manousso Mediation, 21 Briar Hollow Lane, Suite 508, Houston 77027. Thank you! 

If you decide to cancel or miss your registered class for any reason:  If you can not attend a class once paid in full or if you have made a deposit, there are NO REFUNDS – no exceptions.  Manousso Mediation and Arbitration, LLC, will allow you to take the next available class for a $300 re-scheduling fee.

Payment Installment and Seat Reservation

minimum – $300 downpayment

MCLE for attorneys only