Brendan Schutte

Brendan Schutte

Brendan Schütte is a highly experienced and pioneering mediator, consultant, advisor and trainer, working mainly in Ireland and the UK. He is the author of ‘Fixing the Fighting’ (Oak Tree Press, 2003) and ‘Active Listening’, an audio CD produced in 2014.

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Articles and Video:

Using MagicEye to Teach the Art of Reframing (04/23/20)
“I have heard of your paintings too, well enough; God has given you one face, and you make yourself another.”

Gateways and Barriers to the Widespreading of Mediation and Restorative Justice (03/30/15)
If mediation and restorative justice are such great ideas, why are they taking such a long time to spread across communities, workplaces, and organizations? Hidden human biases act against adoption of new ideas and also act in favour of aggressive or adversarial approaches more than constructive resolution of conflict. But there are also ways to help spread ideas and good news stories and increase the chances that mediation and restorative justice will flourish.