Key Principles for Asking Questions in High Conflict Cases

©2023 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. High conflict cases usually involve allegations of very bad behavior, debates over who is acting badly, and what should be done about it. They become high conflict because: facts are few, emotions run high, more and more people become involved (who are often emotionally hooked but uninformed), and two opposing […]

Confirmation Bias: Getting it Backwards in High Conflict Disputes

©2023 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Confirmation bias is a scientific and psychological term that needs to be considered when anyone is dealing with a high conflict dispute, including professionals and the individuals involved. It basically means that a person jumps to a conclusion about what is going on and then only looks at and believes […]

Truck Convoy Protest in Ottawa: A Missed Opportunity for High Conflict Resolution?

trucks on a highway with freedom banners

Truck Convoy Protest in Ottawa: A Missed Opportunity for High Conflict Resolution? ©2023 Cherolyn Knapp, B.Comm, LL.B, Q.Med In this time that some say is characterized by polarization and extremism, when a large group of people assemble to make an ideological point, it can be seen as an important political protest or a dangerous mob, […]