Category: Psychological

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
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
Using Neuroscience to Understand Stress and Improve Mediation author.

Using Neuroscience to Understand Stress and Improve Mediation

People involved in conflict generally, and in mediation specifically, encounter many events that initiate the physiologic stress response. What is...

By Jill Tanz
Case Study of Negotiations with Honey and Vinegar, Carrots and Sticks author.

Case Study of Negotiations with Honey and Vinegar, Carrots and Sticks

Indisputably Last week, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi completed an impressive campaign of negotiations to be elected speaker of the...

By John Lande
NEW: Mediate.com – APFM Video Series author.

NEW: Mediate.com – APFM Video Series

Mediate.com and the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM) have worked together to produce 4 new online video courses. Check...

By Academy of Professional Family Mediators , James Melamed, J.D., Michael Aurit
Beyond Solutions author.

Beyond Solutions

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
Essential Tips on Writing an Effective Mediation Submission author.

Essential Tips on Writing an Effective Mediation Submission

Mediators play a significant role in settling different types of disputes, especially civil disputes. While mediation is a vital aspect...

By Paul Bates
Conflict is All in the Mind–or is it? author.

Conflict is All in the Mind–or is it?

I think that there is a lot of confusion in the field about how the vagal nerve and our instinctual...

By Michelle Brenner
Mediation Dance-Writing author.

Mediation Dance-Writing

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
How the Mediator Gains the Parties’ Trust author.

How the Mediator Gains the Parties’ Trust

When I last wrote about what matters most to the parties in mediation, we identified trust in the mediator as...

By ARTHUR L PRESSMAN
7 Traits of the Modern Sociopath and Psychopath author.

7 Traits of the Modern Sociopath and Psychopath

You hope to never negotiate or engage a subject with anti-social personality disorder but if you do, you better know...

By Jeff Thompson
Zealous Advocacy Can Kill author.

Zealous Advocacy Can Kill

His divorce was going really badly: aggressive lawyers on both sides, court battles and blame-ridden affidavits! About a month ago,...

By Laura Tarcea
Scorched Earth Clients: Mediating with High Conflict People author.

Scorched Earth Clients: Mediating with High Conflict People

You have met them if you have been mediating for any length of time. They enter the room with a...

By Darrell Puls
Satisfying Our Clients’ Emotional Due Process Needs author.

Satisfying Our Clients’ Emotional Due Process Needs

Dispute Settlement Counselby Michael Zeytoonian. Emotional due process. What is that, exactly? This notion – emotional due process – jumped...

By Michael A. Zeytoonian
Bringing Down a Giraffe author.

Bringing Down a Giraffe

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
Conflict in the 21st century-  a revised look at our biology author.

Conflict in the 21st century- a revised look at our biology

“According to many stress researchers, as well as historians, modern biological formulations of stress can be traced back to a...

By Julie Brams, Michelle Brenner
Weapons and Sports Agents author.

Weapons and Sports Agents

In 2008, Resourceful Internet Solutions, Inc., the parent company of Mediate.com, proudly published Peter Adler’s "Eye of the Storm Leadership:...

By Peter Adler
Mediation – Engaging the Rhythm of Polyvagal Regulation author.

Mediation – Engaging the Rhythm of Polyvagal Regulation

What do garden snails, lizards and humans all have in common? Beings, from the simple no brain, to the complex...

By Michelle Brenner
The Science of Negotiation author.

The Science of Negotiation

An eager trial lawyer is retained by a victim of alleged sexual harassment (I’ll call her “Delilah”) by some of...

By Jan Frankel Schau

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