Transformative Mediation with Louise Phipps Senft

by Louise Phipps Senft
April 2013 Louise Phipps Senft
This interview of Louise Phipps Senft by Dave Hilton of the Conflict Specialists Show addresses such issues as:
  • Transformative Mediation;
  • Relational Mediation;
  • Transformative vs Evaluative, Facilitative and Narrative Mediation;
  • Hopi Tribe;
  • Dealing with Burnout;
  • Mediators Beyond Borders;
  • American Institute of Mediation; and
  • The Association for Conflict Resolution.

The goal of the Conflict Specialists Show is to help people, who may only know about this industry from watching Movies or TV Shows, learn more about what “Conflict Specialists” actually do and how we can help others. It’s also an opportunity for current practitioners to learn from a diverse group of experts as they share their unique perspectives and experiences in the field.


Louise Phipps Senft, co-author of "Being Relational: The Seven Ways to Quality Interaction & Lasting Change" (HCI, Inc. September 2015), voted "Baltimore’s Best” Mediator by Baltimore Magazine 2002, named one of “Maryland’s Top 100 Women” for the year 2004 and 2007 and 2009 by The Daily Record, inducted into Maryland’s “Circle of Excellence” for outstanding leadership in Maryland (2009), and honored by Smart CEO Magazine with a Brava Award as a top CEO in Maryland in 2012, founded the Baltimore Mediation Center in 1993, the first mediation firm in Maryland and in the United States with a focus on relational approaches to negotiation and conflict resolution. In 2006, BMC was expanded and renamed Louise Phipps Senft and Associates/Baltimore Mediation.

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