Meet Our Team

Tim Kemery, LCSW


Clinical Director, Family Mediation and Divorce Center
Registered Mediator
Certified Parent Coordinator
Family Reintegration
Supervised Visitation Coordinator and Therapist

Tim is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been practicing in the New Orleans area for over 45 years. He received his Master’s degree in Social Work from Tulane University in 1975 and has since received advanced training in mediation, parent coordination, child custody evaluations, therapeutic supervised visitation and parent plan development. The courts of New Orleans and Jefferson Parish and The Louisiana Bar Association have recognized him as an expert in these areas. In 1986, Tim established Family Care Inc. to provide mental health services to the Greater New Orleans community. After his extensive work with couples, families, and children, Tim founded Family Divorce and Mediation Center. After Tim separated the two companies, he restructured the Divorce and Mediation Center and re-named the company Family Mediation and Divorce Center.

Nicole Mingledorff, MFT


Program Director, Family Mediation & Divorce Center
Co-Parenting Educator, Consultant and Coach
Parent-Child Interaction Coach
Adjustment Coach
Support Group Leader and Trainer

Nikki received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Tulane University in 2000 and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego in 2004. She is EMDR certified and has had extensive training in Child Parent Relationship Therapy, Play Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She began working as a Mental Health Professional in Mental Health Rehabilitation in 2005 then took a hiatus to concentrate on raising her three sons. Currently, Nikki is the Program Director of Family Mediation and Divorce Center as well as the Co-Parenting Educator, Consultant and Coach, Parenting Consultant and Coach, Adjustment Coach, Support Group Leader and Trainer. She is also the Founder of Learning Through Play, LLC, which focuses on family, parent, marital and child enrichment and eduction, and Love Life Growth Coaching with Nikki.

Rob Salus, LCSW, BCD


CEO, Family Mediation and Divorce Center
Individual, Couples and Family Therapist

Rob Salus is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in child, adolescent, adult and family psychotherapy. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master’s in Social Work from Tulane University. He is the CEO of Family Mediation and Divorce Center and has been the Clinical Director of its predecessor Family Care Inc. for the past 13 years. He has over 35 years of clinical experience in the evaluation of children, adolescents and adults with a variety of emotional and behavioral problems. His areas of expertise include treatment of depression, anxiety, ADHD, behavior problems in children, parenting issues and family conflict. He has training and experience in cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, Imago relationship therapy and family systems therapy.

Glenn Tregre, LPC


Divorce Mediator
Individual, Couples and Family Therapist

Glenn has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2009. He attended Nicholls State University, where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and his Master’s degree in Psychological Counseling. In 2006, he began working at Family Care; there, Glenn served as a clinician for the MHR program, for the US Probation program and was the Director of Quality Improvement. He was also the counselor at a local Catholic high school for 12 years. At Family Mediation and Divorce Center, Glenn will be providing mediation as well as individual, couples and family therapy.

Shawnta Gardener, LPC


Co-Parenting Educator and Coach

Adjustment Coach

Family Therapist
Therapeutic Visitation Supervisor

Shawnta Gardener received her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from Bellevue University in 2012. She became a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Louisiana and a Licensed Mental Health Professional at Family Care in 2018. Shawnta has over 15 years working with families in the New Orleans metro area through her experience as a Jefferson Parish Juvenile Probation Officer, In Home Family Consultant and Program Director of Boys Town residential homes. Shawnta has experience with teaching social skills to kids and she has been certified in Common Sense Parenting from her previous position at Boys Town. For Family Mediation and Divorce Center, Shawnta will be providing adjustment coaching, co-parenting services, counseling and therapeutic supervised visitations.

  • Instagram
  • Facebook