Category: Psychological

How Mediation Can Help Toxic Behaviors in Relationships author.

How Mediation Can Help Toxic Behaviors in Relationships

Sometimes, the relationships in our lives can become toxic over time. Whether it’s in the relationships we hold with our...

By Sophie Bishop
How Your Written and Oral Communication Can Produce – or Reduce – Extreme Polarization author.

How Your Written and Oral Communication Can Produce – or Reduce – Extreme Polarization

Over the course of many years, I gradually came to realize that the particular words and phrases that a person...

By Ralph Kilmann
Encanto and Conflict Communication – Video author.

Encanto and Conflict Communication – Video

You may be wondering what Disney's Encanto movie has to do with negotiation. Negotiation is everywhere in the conversations we...

By Bob Bordone
What do you look like when in Conflict? author.

What do you look like when in Conflict?

It’s unlikely that we think about what we look like when we are in conflict or, how our body and...

By Cinnie Noble
Advice for Navigating a High Conflict Divorce author.

Advice for Navigating a High Conflict Divorce

Divorces often start from a place of conflict or stress, but some divorces are more contentious than others.  A number...

By Sarah Jacobs
Conflict Management and Philosophy author.

Conflict Management and Philosophy

I’m publishing this newsletter series to discuss the nuances of the four timeless topics for people and organizations: conflict, change,...

By Ralph Kilmann
7 Tips for Parents Talking to the Kids About Divorce or Separation author.

7 Tips for Parents Talking to the Kids About Divorce or Separation

I’ve recently been helping some parents think through how and when to talk to their children about their divorce.  Here...

By Joy Rosenthal
Mediate.com Podcast 18: How Emotions, Behavioral Economics & Neuroscience Factor into Decision Making in Mediation author.

Mediate.com Podcast 18: How Emotions, Behavioral Economics & Neuroscience Factor into Decision Making in Mediation

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation. Episode 18 features Lucia Kanter...

By Lucia Kanter St Amour, Veronica Cravener
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 16: Moving from Combative to Collaborative with Teresa Harlow author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 16: Moving from Combative to Collaborative with Teresa Harlow

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation. In Episode 16, Teresa Harlow--author, speaker, and...

By Teresa Harlow, Veronica Cravener
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 15: Confidence, Networking, and Relationship Building with Stephanie Hanna author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 15: Confidence, Networking, and Relationship Building with Stephanie Hanna

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation: conflict resolution, best practices, ethics,...

By Stephanie Hanna, Veronica Cravener
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 14: What Mediators Should Know About Conflict with Cinnie Noble author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 14: What Mediators Should Know About Conflict with Cinnie Noble

The Mediate.com Podcast, hosted by mediator Veronica Cravener, covers everything in the world of mediation: Episode 14 focuses on: What Mediators...

By Cinnie Noble, Veronica Cravener
Mediate.com Podcast Episode 7:  The Role of Storytelling in Mediation with Josh Weiss author.

Mediate.com Podcast Episode 7:  The Role of Storytelling in Mediation with Josh Weiss

In this episode, Josh Weiss--Co-Founder of the Global Negotiation Initiative--discusses the strategic use of storytelling to create connection, teach, and...

By Joshua N. Weiss, Veronica Cravener
The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 2: Reflective Practice for Mediators with Bill Froehlich author.

The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 2: Reflective Practice for Mediators with Bill Froehlich

In this episode, Bill Froehlich, the Deputy Director of the Divided Community Project and the Langdon Fellow in Dispute Resolution at...

By Bill Froehlich, Veronica Cravener
The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 1: Facilitating Conversations About Race author.

The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 1: Facilitating Conversations About Race

In this episode, Kwame Christian, Director of the American Negotiation Institute, discusses how mediators can facilitate respectful and productive conversations about...

By Kwame Christian, Veronica Cravener
The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 0: Welcome to the Mediate.com Podcast! author.

The Mediate.com Podcast Episode 0: Welcome to the Mediate.com Podcast!

In this episode, learn about The Mediate.com Podcast, and meet the host, Veronica Cravener.

By Veronica Cravener
Inside the Mediation Room with Michael and Karen Aurit – Guest Bill Eddy author.

Inside the Mediation Room with Michael and Karen Aurit – Guest Bill Eddy

This is the second episode of Michael and Karen Aurit's video podcast "Inside The Mediation Room," devoted to hearing stories...

By Bill Eddy, Michael Aurit, Karen Aurit
Mediating the Oscars author.

Mediating the Oscars

Who knew the Academy Awards would need a mediator? For those that missed it, at the Oscars on Sunday night,...

By Clare Fowler
Forum Video: Considering the Use of NDAs in Mediation Settlements author.

Forum Video: Considering the Use of NDAs in Mediation Settlements

This video and article look at important NDA questions for dispute resolution professionals to consider. https://youtu.be/7Vl8AuJBWgM Mediate.com and Arbitrate.com believe...

By Brian Farkas, Julie Macfarlane, Nancy Welsh, Amy Schmitz, Jody Newman
Cookie: When Trust is Absent author.

Cookie: When Trust is Absent

In a Parable of Trust, I discussed how our dog- Buddy- has come to trust us so much that my husband...

By Phyllis Pollack
Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club: Moshe Cohen on Collywobbles – How to Negotiate When Negotiating Makes You Nervous author.

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club: Moshe Cohen on Collywobbles – How to Negotiate When Negotiating Makes You Nervous

Our February 2022 Book Club gathering was with Moshe Cohen about his book "Collywobbles: How to Negotiate When Negotiating Makes...

By Moshe Cohen
Inside the Mediation Room with Michael and Karen Aurit – Guest Don Saposnek author.

Inside the Mediation Room with Michael and Karen Aurit – Guest Don Saposnek

This is the first live podcast: "Inside the Mediation Room with Michael and Karen Aurit - Today's Guest: Don Saposnek....

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D, Karen Aurit, Michael Aurit
Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: David Hoffman author.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: David Hoffman

From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with David Hoffman about his chapter in the book :"Evolution of a...

By David Hoffman
Covid Exasperates Issues Between Co-parents About Agency author.

Covid Exasperates Issues Between Co-parents About Agency

Covid-19 certainly does exasperate the challenge of co-parenting post-separation. Co-parents regularly face a number of stressors related to their interpersonal...

By Aaron Leakey
COVID Mediations: Dialogue Tools Set Up Pandemic Mediations for Success author.

COVID Mediations: Dialogue Tools Set Up Pandemic Mediations for Success

COVID has certainly influenced the subject matter of mediations. Before COVID a family may have required mediation pertaining to the healthcare...

By Janet Chance
A Conversation with People who Don’t Want to be Vaccinated author.

A Conversation with People who Don’t Want to be Vaccinated

Our country, and the world in general, is divided. There are many lines of division and the fragmentation is becoming...

By Milan Slama
The Blame-Shame Game in Mediation author.

The Blame-Shame Game in Mediation

This article was first published in the Oakland County Legal News on November 23, 2021. “Those who blame others have...

By Laura Athens
Married Mediators:  Kim Kovach and Eric Galton author.

Married Mediators: Kim Kovach and Eric Galton

An interview with Kim Kovach and Eric Galton about mediation, being married to a mediator, and the future of mediation....

By Eric Galton, Kimberlee Kovach
A Q&A Session With Ron Ravikoff on Health Systems and the Benefits of ADR author.

A Q&A Session With Ron Ravikoff on Health Systems and the Benefits of ADR

JAMS ADR Blog by Chris PooleRonald Ravikoff, Esq., has been a JAMS neutral since 2012 and has been on the American...

By Ron Ravikoff
Exploring Agreement – Readiness for Divorce Mediation author.

Exploring Agreement – Readiness for Divorce Mediation

This article describes a private reflective exercise that may be helpful in assessing your current state of readiness to mediate...

By Georgia Daniels
Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation author.

Confronting Stigma Around Mental Illness in Mediation

Recently I have been thinking more about the social stigma around mental illness.  I have a close family member who...

By Colin Rule

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