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.
Transforming the Adversarial Ethic(03/06/15)
This article describes the differences between transformative mediation and directive mediation and posits that transformative mediation, which assists people with quality dialogue helping them to engage in meaningful explorations of the situation and possible solutions, whether they agree or not, is exactly what corporate counsel and litigators could embrace.
Transformative Mediation with Louise Phipps Senft(04/13/13)
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.
Mediator Excellence and Self-Awareness(12/12/11)
Louise Phipps Senft discusses mediator self-awareness. She looks in-depth at how it aids the mediation process, and MACRO's process to use self-awareness to assist mediators become excellent.