Category: Psychological

The Effect of Power in Mediation author.

The Effect of Power in Mediation

Introduction Balancing power is an important part of mediation. It is a skill that mediators must cultivate. Mediation parties often...

By Felicia Staub
Culture and Conflict author.

Culture and Conflict

Culture influences conflict outbreak, conflict perception, conflict escalation, and conflict resolution. Herein, conflict may be defined as a situation involving...

By Bouchra Azizy, Olatunji Oniyaomebi
Have Faith in Another’s Honesty! author.

Have Faith in Another’s Honesty!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn any given mediation, I am often asked whether I think the other party...

By Phyllis Pollack
Advice for Divorcing Men: Common Mistakes in Divorce and How To Avoid Them author.

Advice for Divorcing Men: Common Mistakes in Divorce and How To Avoid Them

Divorce Done Differently by Denise FrenchWhat’s a man to do? You’ve decided to divorce and now you are finding that...

By Denise French, MAFF, CVA, CDFA, CRPC
Conflict: Blown Out of Proportion author.

Conflict: Blown Out of Proportion

Conflict Management Coaching Blog by Cinnie NobleIt happens, at times, that our conflicts get blown out of proportion. This means...

By Cinnie Noble
Dealing With Defensiveness In High Conflict People author.

Dealing With Defensiveness In High Conflict People

When most people think of high conflict people (HCPs), they think of bad behavior. HCPs can be difficult people with...

By Bill Eddy
Interview with Roger Fisher author.

Interview with Roger Fisher

This video is presented as part of Mediate.com's 25th Anniversary Conference at www.mediate.com/Mediation2020. Access all Roger Fisher videos here.This is...

By Roger Fisher
We Have to Talk: A Step-By-Step Checklist for Difficult Conversations author.

We Have to Talk: A Step-By-Step Checklist for Difficult Conversations

Think of a conversation you’ve been putting off. Got it? Great. Then let’s go. There are dozens of books on...

By Judy Ringer
13 Tools for Resolving Conflict in the Workplace, with Customers and in Life author.

13 Tools for Resolving Conflict in the Workplace, with Customers and in Life

Conflict happens. It is inevitable. It is going to happen whenever you have people with different expectations. This makes conflict...

By Lee Jay Berman
We Have to Love More, Hate Less. We Got to Listen More and Talk Less. author.

We Have to Love More, Hate Less. We Got to Listen More and Talk Less.

Indisputably These are words of Megan Rapinoe, star of the US Women’s Soccer team, which just won the World Cup....

By John Lande
Bringing the Human Face to Conflict author.

Bringing the Human Face to Conflict

The role of the mediator is to help people through conflict.  Mediation may be described as a process that evolves...

By Jacques Joubert
The Divorce Process: Mediation Saves Money, Time and Trauma author.

The Divorce Process: Mediation Saves Money, Time and Trauma

Research has shown that divorce is #2 for the most stressful event that people face in their lives (#1 is...

By Stuart Watson
A Way to Turn Anger Into Curiosity author.

A Way to Turn Anger Into Curiosity

Only people we love and care deeply about can make us so angry we want to blow a gasket, says...

By Tammy Lenski
At the End of Our Rope author.

At the End of Our Rope

Conflict Management Blog by Cinnie NobleThere are times we become so frustrated with a conflict that we feel spent –...

By Cinnie Noble
Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream author.

Bringing Mediation into the Mainstream

First published on Kluwer Mediation Blog on 2 July 2019Being a mediator brings surprises along the way. For me, I...

By John Sturrock
We Can Work It Out / You Can’t Always Get What You Want author.

We Can Work It Out / You Can’t Always Get What You Want

Kluwer Mediation Blog and Kluwer Arbitration BlogI learned two foreign languages back in school, and there is a reason why...

By Greg Bond
The Slippery Slope of Negotiations! author.

The Slippery Slope of Negotiations!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackEvery so often, I glance at the blog posts on the Program on Negotiation...

By Phyllis Pollack
Domestic Violence Theories and Mediation author.

Domestic Violence Theories and Mediation

Definition of Domestic Violence Domestic Violence can be defined in many different ways. For this text, I define Domestic Violence...

By Georg Stratemeyer
Letting Go and Forgiving author.

Letting Go and Forgiving

IndisputablyThe New York Times “smarter living” column has an interesting piece about letting go of grudges and forgiving others. It...

By John Lande
Factors Affecting Child Custody and Visitation author.

Factors Affecting Child Custody and Visitation

As if divorce is not in itself difficult, couples who sadly have to end their relationship this way also deal...

By Jim Hughes
Bringing Oxytocin into the Room author.

Bringing Oxytocin into the Room

[Excerpted from The Dance of Opposites: Explorations in Mediation, Dialogue, and Conflict Resolution Systems Design, goodmedia 2013.]"We do not see...

By Kenneth Cloke
Reclaiming Who You Are Post-Divorce author.

Reclaiming Who You Are Post-Divorce

A post by the Divorce Strategies GroupIt took me a long time to accept that the only thing worse than...

By Melissa Adkins
What Is Divorce Mediation and Why Might it Be Good for You? author.

What Is Divorce Mediation and Why Might it Be Good for You?

There are cost effective and time efficient ways to divorce rather than hiring an attorney and litigating. Divorce and custody...

By Lori Frio-Walker
The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution by Michael D. Lang–Book Review author.

The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution by Michael D. Lang–Book Review

This is a book review by David Hubbard of the book "The Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution" by...

By David Hubbard
Slow Down and Be the Bedouin author.

Slow Down and Be the Bedouin

It feels productive to toss out ideas for a solution and demonstrate how much we want to help. But it’s...

By Tammy Lenski
The 5 Pillars of Conversational Intelligence author.

The 5 Pillars of Conversational Intelligence

CMP Resolution Blog by Lesley Allport and Katherine Graham.  Preventing conflict is better than a cure! CMP have been experts...

By Katherine Graham
Silence is Golden! author.

Silence is Golden!

PGP Mediation Blog by Phyllis G. PollackIn cleaning up my office so it could be repainted and re-carpeted, I came...

By Phyllis Pollack
The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide – Part 2 author.

The Fault Lines of the Contemporary Political Divide – Part 2

Part one available here: , the first part of the Fault Lines article Part three available here: , the third...

By Kenneth Rasmussen, Milan Slama
Embodied Conflict – Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function author.

Embodied Conflict – Chapter II. The Neural Encoding Function

Announcing a new book for conflict resolution professionals by Tim Hicks. Tim’s book is available at Amazon or at www.routledge.com/9781138087118...

By Tim Hicks
Introduction to Embodied Conflict: the neural roots of conflict and communication author.

Introduction to Embodied Conflict: the neural roots of conflict and communication

Announcing a new book for conflict resolution professionals, Embodied Conflict: the neural roots of conflict and communication, by Tim Hicks....

By Tim Hicks

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