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About Us

DEBORAH GABER, Esq., has over 25 years combined experience as an attorney, mediator, and conflict resolution specialist. In her mediation practice she specializes in family issues including divorce, custody, support, division of marital property and workplace issues where there are conflicts between co workers. Ms. Gaber provides seminars and workshops to attorneys, psychotherapists, health care workers, business owners, university faculty/staff and numerous other groups on mediation and conflict resolution strategies. Corporations, colleges and universities, non-profits and small businesses have used her services to establish in house conflict resolution programs, receive training and improve the workplace climate. She worked with the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), a teachers’ union with over 140,000 members to develop a mediation program for members.


Ms. Gaber is an active member of the Pennsylvania, and Lehigh Association, the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators and is certified by the Institute as a Transformative Mediator. She was ranked as an advanced practitioner member of the Association for Conflict Resolution. Ms. Gaber earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in religious studies and a law degree from Indiana University. Deborah Gaber’s publications include The Case for Mediation in Family Law Practice which appeared in the Pennsylvania Family Lawyer.


SUSAN E. SMITH, LCSW, is a parent coordinator, a child custody mediator for the Lehigh County Court of Common Pleas, a psychotherapist in private practice, and a consultant and trainer. Ms. Smith has expertise not only in family mediation, but also in diversity and multi-cultural issues, domestic violence, and elder issues. Ms. Smith has offered numerous trainings and workshops on diversity, marriage/family, conflict resolution, elder and leadership issue

528 Maple Street

Bethlehem, PA 18018

Tel: (610) 861-4667

Fax: (610) 6911-2252

The Gaber Group


We resolve conflict…

one conversation at a time.

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Our goal is to improve human interaction and make the world a better place.