Tag Archives: Personality Disorders

On Thursday and Friday, July 25-26, I gave a full 2-day training in the New Ways for Families method for managing high conflict divorces and custody disputes in Williamson County just outside of Austin, Texas. There were about 80 professionals … Continue reading

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Last week I gave a 2-day training in “Managing and Mediating: High Conflict Personalities” to nearly 30 court and private mediators, child protection professionals, lawyers, counselors, agency administrators, and others in Florence, which is outside of Phoenix. While I emphasized … Continue reading

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Those who have been following this blog for High Conflict Institute and our publisher/sister blog, Unhooked Books, have probably noticed that May 2013 was the busiest month we have ever had speaking around the world about high conflict people. I … Continue reading

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This week, on May 13 and 14, I presented a 2-day training on managing high conflict personalities in divorce and family violence to over 75 social workers, therapists, lawyers and mediators in Ottawa. It was a very experienced group, and … 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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I just finished three days of trainings and meetings about the New Ways for Families method in Canada. Specifically, in Alberta, Canada, with participation by judges, lawyers, counselors and court staff from three cities: Medicine Hat and by teleconference: Calgary … 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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This seminar takes place August 6-10 at the Landmark Resort in beautiful Egg Harbor, Door County, Wisconsin. People have asked me when I will give an intensive training in this subject and this is the longest seminar I am offering … Continue reading

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Last week, 1300 divorce professionals gathered in Chicago with the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts to discuss the best ways to help families with young children going through divorce. The conference focused on early childhood “attachment” and the controversies … 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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