After decades in the art business, Kathy Goodman embarked on a dramatically different course. She enrolled at Columbia University in the Master’s program in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution.Kathy has completed the mediation training and apprenticeship at the New York Peace Institute and is now an apprentice-mediator.She has a special interest in conflict set in the cross-cultural context.The program at Columbia is giving her a strong theoretical base and the opportunity to experience the vastness of the field.The New York Peace Institute program is giving Kathy the hands-on experience of community mediation. Emily Gould of Empatia Resolutions is coaching Kathy in mediation skills.
Kathy’s undergraduate degree is from The University of California, Berkeley in Art History and Psychology.After graduation, she went immediately into the art business as an advisor to collectors.This work involved negotiating on behalf of both buyer and seller.In addition to the art business, she has always engaged in the not-for profit world with a focus on underserved communities.Kathy is the Vice President of The Joseph Campbell Foundation.
Mediating Between the Mediation Models - Part 3
This final section of the Mediation Models article gives an example: What if you had two clients at the table that have a different expectation of what the mediation model will look like? Kathy Goodman presents some practical ideas and literature references to mediate between multiple models.
Mediating Between the Mediation Models - Part 2
This article discusses the three most prominent models of mediation: Evaluative, Facilitative, and Transformative. It then compares them with the four mediation stories discussed in Part 1.