Amy Sereday

Amy Sereday

Amy Sereday is the Managing Member of Compass Mediation LLC.  She holds a MS in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University, a BA in Communication from Western CT State University and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Paralegal Studies from University of Hartford. She is a certified mediator with advanced training in elder and adult family mediation.  Amy completed her mediation apprenticeship through Columbia University in partnership with Westchester & Rockland Mediation Centers of CLUSTER, Inc., earning her certification from the NY State Unified Courts as a community mediator and as a custody visitation mediator. Amy has more than 15 years of paralegal experience in the practice areas of estate planning, elder law, probate, and real estate. She is a  member of the Elder Decision-Making section of the Association for Conflict Resolution and the Paralegal Section of the Connecticut Bar Association.

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Articles and Video:

Disability, Conflict, and Adaptive Thinking (01/22/19)
As a conflict resolution practitioner, one of my goals is to change the way people see conflict.

7 Easy Tips for Better Communication (01/04/19)
How many times have you left a conversation with a loved one feeling frustrated; like they didn’t listen to a single thing you said?

Sorry, I'm Not Sorry (12/14/18)
Bryant Galindo of CollabsHQ talks about how to stop apologizing and start embracing gratitude instead.

An Ounce of Prevention (10/26/18)
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure": It is true about many things in life, but it is particularly true when it comes to conflict.

Three Secrets About Difficult Conversations (10/03/16)
This article promotes the use of elder and adult family mediation to approach issues of aging and geriatric care. Targeted towards family caregivers, it outlines 3 reasons mediation can be beneficial when approaching difficult conversations.