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 Mediate.com 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
As a conflict resolution practitioner, one of my goals is to change the way people see conflict.
7 Easy Tips for Better Communication
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
Bryant Galindo of CollabsHQ talks about how to stop apologizing and start embracing gratitude instead.
An Ounce of Prevention
"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
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.