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by John C. Edwards – Attorney, Mediator, National Trainer In a previous article, I wrote about the importance of leaving the critical decision making up to the parties to a mediation, especially if the party has a “high conflict personality.”  … Continue reading

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On Tuesday (2/2613), I presented a 2-hour seminar to mediators in the Los Angeles area on 4 Tips for Mediators dealing with potentially high conflict people. It was an experienced group and I focused on four key skills (which I … Continue reading

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On Wednesday, Jan. 30th, a 70-year-old man shot and killed the chief executive of a company he previously worked for and shot the executive’s lawyer, after a mediation session at a law office in the Phoenix area. CBS 5 News … Continue reading

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Is Your Child “Alienated”? By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. ©  2007 High Conflict Institute IS YOUR CHILD REJECTING ONE PARENT?   In divorce or separation, 10% – 15% of children express strong resistance to spending time with one of their parents – and … 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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The following excerpt comes from Bill Eddy’s book, BIFF: Quick Responses to High Conflict People. HCPs (high-conflict people) appear to have traits associated with personality disorders, which include lack of self-awareness and lack of self-change. Personality disorders are a mental … Continue reading

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[The following is an excerpt from the new book “SPLITTING AMERICA: How Today’s Politicians, Super PACs and the News Media Mirror High Conflict Divorce” by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek (HCI Press, 2012). You can order now at www.UnhookedBooks.com.] © 2012 by … Continue reading

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This week I had the opportunity to give a 5-morning seminar to 26 mental health professionals sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry of the Medical College of Wisconsin. Also, on Thursday I got to speak for 5 hours to over … Continue reading

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I’m on a 10-day vacation sailing through the British Virgin Islands. We’ve reached day seven with only a few mishaps like engine trouble, broken sail, jelly fish sting and an injured foot. It’s a family trip to celebrate the 50th … Continue reading

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It appears that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes will be in the news for awhile. Another high-profile celebrity divorce for the public to obsess over. For Tom it’s his third, and just the first for Katie. Sad for the child. The … Continue reading

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