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Mediation Training in Texas   Last week I provided three training days to two mediation organizations in Texas: Texas Association of Mediators and Texas Mediator Trainers Roundtable. The first day, I gave the Trainers several skills for managing high-conflict people … Continue reading

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Whew! My last month (October) was filled with travel for seminars all over North America. I’ve been so busy I haven’t had a chance to write about them. First, two days after I returned from Australia and China in September, … 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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By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek Now that the election is over, many people are asking for our opinion of what should be done to avoid future “high-conflict” elections, since we wrote about this problem in our book, Splitting America. … 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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Yesterday, I gave a keynote presentation and several workshops for about 150 lawyers representing parents and children in child abuse cases. The emphasis, of course, was Working with High Conflict Clients. They seemed to really grasp the methods that I … Continue reading

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Last week I had the opportunity to train 35 mediators, lawyers, counselors and workplace professionals in mediating high-conflict disputes in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. It was very rewarding to work with such an experienced and interested group. The theme of … Continue reading

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