Category: Videos

Greg Bourne: Art and Science of Mediation – Video author.

Greg Bourne: Art and Science of Mediation – Video

Greg Bourne discusses how both art (intuition and experience), as well as science (theory and structure) are part of the...

By Greg Bourne
Arthur Pearlstein: Unintended Consequences – Video author.

Arthur Pearlstein: Unintended Consequences – Video

Arthur Pearlstein describes his frustration with the unintended consequences that stem from rule-making.

By Arthur Pearlstein
Singer, Linda: Difficulty of Advertising – Video author.

Singer, Linda: Difficulty of Advertising – Video

Linda Singer shares her thoughts on why mediation is not as popular a service and field as it should be:...

By Linda Singer
Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediation Is A Field – Video author.

Sigurdson, Glenn: Mediation Is A Field – Video

Glenn Sigurdson believes mediation is a field. He says mediators build processes for problems not the other way around which...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Zumeta, Zena: Specializing as Positive – Video author.

Zumeta, Zena: Specializing as Positive – Video

Zena Zumeta explains that although she practices mediation in many different dispute contexts, she thinks there is an advantage of...

By Zena Zumeta
Stulberg, Joe: Concerns with Evaluative Mediation – Video author.

Stulberg, Joe: Concerns with Evaluative Mediation – Video

Joe Stulberg discusses how an evaluative approach does not reach the potential mediation has.

By Joseph Stulberg
William Hartgering: Benefit From Mediators Having Been Through Mediation – Video author.

William Hartgering: Benefit From Mediators Having Been Through Mediation – Video

William Hartgering shares his personal experience going through divorce mediation as a mediator himself.

By William E. Hartgering
Larry Fong: Competency and Certification – Video author.

Larry Fong: Competency and Certification – Video

Larry Fong explains that a certification process makes it easier to discern incompetence rather than competence. Competence is a higher...

By Larry Fong
Jay Folberg: Let Clients Decide – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Let Clients Decide – Video

Jay Folberg talks about a client-centered approach where the parties (and lawyers) should choose the kind of process and style...

By Jay Folberg
Marilyn McKnight: Belief that Mediation Needs to be Separate from Courts – Video author.

Marilyn McKnight: Belief that Mediation Needs to be Separate from Courts – Video

Marilyn McKnight discusses how court-connected mediators' first duty is to the court, not the client.

By Marilyn McKnight
Michael Lewis: Connecting with Parties Involved – Video author.

Michael Lewis: Connecting with Parties Involved – Video

Michael Lewis speaks of the importance of making a connection with all parties involved in a dispute. His experience is...

By Michael Lewis
Wheeler, Terry: Concern: Quality of Practice – Video author.

Wheeler, Terry: Concern: Quality of Practice – Video

Terry Wheeler shares his concern that many mediators are more focused on their needs or the program they work for...

By Terry Wheeler
Interview with Glenn Sigurdson – Views from the Eye of the Storm author.

Interview with Glenn Sigurdson – Views from the Eye of the Storm

This is the complete interview by Robert Benjamin with Glenn Sigurdson, a leading Canadian public policy mediator and former President...

By S. Glenn Sigurdson
Michelle LeBaron: Three Differences in Conducting Trainings – Video author.

Michelle LeBaron: Three Differences in Conducting Trainings – Video

Michelle LeBaron talks about three things she does differently in mediation trainings she conducts: not role-playing, deepening capacities instead of...

By Michelle LeBaron
Jay Folberg: Approaches Differ – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Approaches Differ – Video

Jay Folberg explains how different professionals practice mediation differently, depending on their backgrounds. As a lawyer, he brings more legal...

By Jay Folberg
William Hartgering: Practicing Empathy With Parties – Video author.

William Hartgering: Practicing Empathy With Parties – Video

William Hartgering talks about his awareness of how difficult mediations can be, no matter how good the mediator is. He...

By William E. Hartgering
Sheppard, Andrew: Lack of Growth in Private Sector – Video author.

Sheppard, Andrew: Lack of Growth in Private Sector – Video

Andrew Schepard talks about why he believes mediation has not taken off in the private sector. Firstly, he believes the...

By Andrew Schepard
Susan Carpenter: Steps of Change in a Social Movement – Video author.

Susan Carpenter: Steps of Change in a Social Movement – Video

Susan Carpenter talks about the different steps that facililtate a successful social movement starting with awareness. After awareness, people need...

By Susan Carpenter
Joan Kelly: Describing the book “Surviving the Break-Up” – Video author.

Joan Kelly: Describing the book “Surviving the Break-Up” – Video

Joan Kelly talks about the central themes of her book, "Surviving the Break-Up". These include: impacts on children of different...

By Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
Michael Lang: Practitioners Not Thinking Critically – Video author.

Michael Lang: Practitioners Not Thinking Critically – Video

Michael Lang talks about how many mediators lack awareness about their own process and this troubles him.

By Michael Lang
Howard Bellman: Views on Society and Conflict – Video author.

Howard Bellman: Views on Society and Conflict – Video

Howard Bellman describes his politics regarding mediation and conflict within a society. His view is that a society should be...

By Howard Bellman
Jay Folberg: Oregon Allowing Lawyers to Mediate – Video author.

Jay Folberg: Oregon Allowing Lawyers to Mediate – Video

Jay Folberg discusses the rough process of getting the state of Oregon to rewrite its ethical standards so that lawyers...

By Jay Folberg
Joan Kelly: Future of Mediation Unsure – Video author.

Joan Kelly: Future of Mediation Unsure – Video

Joan Kelly discusses her thoughts on the future of mediation. She's generally unsure, but believes the public will seek out...

By Joan B. Kelly, Ph.D.
Peter Adler: Background of Ho’oponopono – Video author.

Peter Adler: Background of Ho’oponopono – Video

Peter Adler describes the meaning of "Ho'oponopono," the practice in native Hawaiian culture that helps to restore harmony and normality...

By Peter Adler
Stulberg, Joe: Transformative Mediation – Video author.

Stulberg, Joe: Transformative Mediation – Video

Joe Stulberg discusses how transformative mediation's foundation is not problem-solving.

By Joseph Stulberg
Nina Meierding: Wrong Words Used in Mediation Trainings – Video author.

Nina Meierding: Wrong Words Used in Mediation Trainings – Video

Nina Meierding discusses her training early on and how she rejected the terms 'never' and 'always'. These terms don't allow...

By Nina Meierding
Len Riskin: How Mediation has Integrated within Legal Practice – Video author.

Len Riskin: How Mediation has Integrated within Legal Practice – Video

Len Riskin describes how mediation has integrated within legal practice: it has sparked collaborative law, a promising enterprise, but it...

By Leonard Riskin
Barbara McAdoo: Negotiation Skills Fundamental in Teaching – Video author.

Barbara McAdoo: Negotiation Skills Fundamental in Teaching – Video

Barbara McAdoo discusses why a negotiation class is the most important class a law school student can take.

By Barbara McAdoo
Hugh McIssac: Concern for the Field – Video author.

Hugh McIssac: Concern for the Field – Video

Hugh McIssac shares his concern of mediation being perverted into a form of evaluation. A court-connected mediator sees clients in...

By Hugh McIssac
Don Saposnek: Therapy With Mediation – Video author.

Don Saposnek: Therapy With Mediation – Video

Don Saposnek talks about integrating the practices of therapy and dispute resolution. More specifically, how his mental health experience and...

By Donald T. Saposnek, Ph.D

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