Barbara Zilber

Barbara Zilber is a life coach and Director of the Elderfire Institute. She was a practicing psychotherapist in Boston for 25 years. Both she and Maurice completed training in the Council process for use with committed couples at the Ojai Foundation and have utilized the process in work with couples as well as a non-profit organization in Berkeley, California. The Zilbers offer training in the Council Process. Contact Barbara Zilber at or Maurice Zilber at

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Articles and Video:

Mediation and Council, Kissing Cousins in Resolving Disputes (06/26/06)
The article discusses the similarities between mediation and the council process, an ancient method for arriving at decisions, and suggests how the council process may be used in mediations as another tool in resolving disputes.