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On December 4, 2013, the estranged wife of a doctor shot him several times on the sidewalk outside of a law office in Manchester, Tennessee, after a heated divorce mediation session. Dr. Harry Bartee, 47, is recovering at the hospital … Continue reading

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In my book published in July 2010 (Don’t Alienate the Kids!), I suggest that it is important for children to have two parents – especially to prevent child alienation which can lead to difficulties in adult relationships. This means shared … Continue reading

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  On June 12 – 14, I provided a training for managers and mediators of several departments of the federal government, in Long Beach , California. The training addressed dealing with high conflict personalities in the workplace, which has become … Continue reading

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Several days ago I provided a 1-day Update Training to counselors and others involved with the New Ways for Families program in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The YWCA of Calgary is managing a $500,000 grant to operate and study this new … Continue reading

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Last week I spoke to over 100 California Family Court judges and mediators in Los Angeles. My topic was “Managing Challenging Personalities in Family Law.” It’s been five years since I spoke to them and I focused less on personality … Continue reading

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In last week’s blog, I raised three issues to consider when addressing a social problem, then I talked about the first one: avoiding “all-or-nothing” thinking in addressing the problem of mass shootings, such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School in … Continue reading

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In keeping with this month’s theme, bullying, here’s a republish of an article I wrote in 2012 about dealing with bullies at work. It’s still very much timely a year later… © 2012 by Bill Eddy Have you noticed more … Continue reading

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Below is an excerpt of an article I wrote in 2012 for the purpose of identifying High Conflict People. We find them everywhere in our lives, dealing with them, successfully, takes a special understanding. To read the full article, click … Continue reading

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by Bill Eddy Politicians Politicians are among those who use Blamespeak the most – because it often works for them! In recent elections people have deplored the use of negative ads, yet they have been used more than ever. They … Continue reading

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