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The Brain Science Behind Conflict Resolution

by Patricia Porter
April 2011

From Pattie Porter's Texas Conflict Coach Blog

Patricia Porter

Advances in brain research has given us a window into understanding the nature of conflict and effective remedies. When we understand how our brain works and how it processes conflict, we are better equipped to manage conflict and establish effective remedies. Join us as we explore the fascinating workings of our brain and how we can use neuroscience to increase our insight and improve our ability to manage conflict.
Anna Tyrrell is a licensed social worker, a licensed professional counselor, and a trained mediator. She has worked for the last 30 years with people experiencing a high degree of interpersonal conflict, from victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse and those affected by bullying and mistreatment, to parents engaged in difficult divorces and others involved in everyday relationship challenges. Anna currently is a Parenting Coordinator for the domestic relations court in Lake County Ohio, an adjunct professor of psychology at Lake Erie College, where she teaches physiological psychology, and she has a private practice providing counseling, mediation and parenting coordination services.

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Patricia "Pattie" Porter, LCSW, ACC, is the Founder and President of Conflict Connections, Inc. in San Antonio, TX. She provides workplace conflict resolution services including conflict management and abrasive behavior coaching, EEO and workplace mediation, change management and team facilitation, and training throughout the U.S. She is the Founder of the Texas Conflict Coach with a 325 podcast library on a variety of conflict resolution topics.



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