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Carl D Schneider, Ph.D. and Audrey M Yowell, Ph.D.
Mediation Matters

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1615 Piccard Dr. #1508
Rockville, MD 20850


Description of Practice


We both train skilled mediators and guide families safely and respectfully through separation and divorce. Conversations that otherwise might feel impossible can often happen with the help of skilled mediators. With over thirty years experience mediating, Carl Schneider, Ph.D., is Director of Mediation Matters. Audrey Yowell, Ph.D., a social worker specializing in maternal and child health, and Carl, a clinician, work together as a co-mediation team. Office in Kensington, MD.

Professional Background

Carl Schneider is a trained mediator, licensed psychologist and a licensed clinical marriage and family therapist. Audrey Yowell is a trained mediator and social worker.


Carl and Audrey have over thirty-five years experience between them mediating family and divorce settlements.


M. Div., Union Theological Seminary, NYC; Ph.D., Harvard University


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
6/80    Cam Crockett & MArtin Kranitz    40 Hour Divorce Mediation Workshop
6/81     John Haynes, Steve Erickson    40 Hour Divorce Mediation Workshop
6/04    Elizabeth Waetzig    40 Hour Children in Need of Assistance (CINA) Workshop

Areas of Practice

  • ADA
  • Business
  • Congregational
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Family
  • General
  • Health Care
  • Labor - Management
  • Marital Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Probate
  • Professional Fees
  • Real Estate
  • Special Education
  • Victim - Offender
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Conflict Coach
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Counselor
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator
  • Psychotherapist

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps professional liability insurance.