Category Archives: HCPs

THE NEW WAYS PARENT-CHILD TALK: How To Talk To Your Child About Transitioning to Living in Two Homes by Bill Eddy, LCSW, ESQ. When parents separate, having a talk with your children that includes some or all of the following may … Continue reading

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Three Theories of the High-Conflict Legal Case  © 2017 by Bill Eddy  High-conflict cases can be very confusing because it isn’t always clear which party is responsible for it becoming a high-conflict case. High-conflict cases increase the conflict, rather than … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Trump Presidency: High-Conflict on Steroids Guest By Don Saposnek, Ph.D. Trump is president. That is our current reality. While nobody would doubt that this presidential election process was extraordinary, the polarization of the political parties and of … Continue reading

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How High-Conflict Politicians Turn Peace into War [Excerpt from the 2012 book Splitting America by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek, chapter 4] High-conflict people tend to turn peace into war, regardless of the setting they are in. They naturally see … Continue reading

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So, Can Personalities Change – or Not?  © 2016 Bill Eddy Question from Reader: On page 23 of It’s all your Fault at Work you mention that the key difference between high-conflict people and reasonable people is whether or not they look … Continue reading

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The CARS Method for Resolving High-Conflict Situations © 2015 by Bill Eddy and L. Georgi DiStefano The CARS Method was developed specifically to address four big areas of difficulty in high-conflict situations, which often involve one or more people with … Continue reading

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Negative Advocates for Trump © 2016 By Bill Eddy One of the most interesting dynamics of high-conflict legal and workplace disputes is the unique role of “negative advocates.” High-conflict people (HCPs) are always recruiting negative advocates who will completely agree … Continue reading

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Violence and Mental Health © 2015 by Bill Eddy, LCSW, JD, CFLS We live in an age of overlap between legal and mental health problems. It is frequently said that there are more people with mental health needs in our … Continue reading

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TRUMP REXIT © 2016 by Bill Eddy The Republican Party should exit Donald Trump at their convention next week. He doesn’t play well with others. Up to now, he’s been all words and many have been inspired by his words. … Continue reading

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Bullies At Work By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. ©  2008 High Conflict Institute Workplace bullying is a growing international problem. It is more than a one-time incident. It is a pattern of behavior between a bully and another worker which … Continue reading

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