Using the CARS Method® to Deal with High Conflict People and Situations

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©2018 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq.   Have you noticed that high-conflict people (HCPs) and high-conflict behavior are rapidly increasing in today’s interconnected world? They can pop up anywhere as upset family members, violent partners, angry co-workers, bullying managers, arrogant business owners and dangerous politicians. HCPs can look and act great when you get to know […]

Spotting Dangerous Clients in 3 Steps

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©2018 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. Family law professionals were shaken to the core by the murders of 6 people by an angry ex-husband in Arizona. The victims included two paralegals who worked for the wife’s attorney, a forensic psychiatrist who had testified in the case, a psychologist who rented space from a therapist involved in […]

Splitting America (Part 2/3): Left and Right Brain Conflict Resolution

© 2012 By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. In the previous blog, I wrote about the dynamic of “splitting” – the tendency for some people to see others as all-good or all-bad, and the contagious nature of this highly intense emotional process. This seems to have entered our political process with today’s attack ads. They may […]