Foreword: The High Conflict Co Parenting Survival Guide

By Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. The High Conflict Co-Parenting Survival Guide By Megan Hunter and Andrea LaRochelle When I started reading The High-Conflict Co-Parenting Survival Guide, I was reminded of a study of parenting skills that was done several years ago on what makes a good parent.* After studying hundreds of practices and thousands of […]

EAR Statements Can Calm Clients and Anyone, Especially in Today’s World

©2021 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. We all need empathy, attention, and respect—especially in these days of stress and polarization. Professionals are often expected to show these qualities when working with clients, even under the worst of circumstances. While we have been teaching EAR Statements™ to professionals for over fifteen years, we have finally published a […]

An Interview with Bill Eddy: Calming Upset People with EAR Ongoing Blog Series

©2021 Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq. 1.     What does “EAR” stand for and why did you develop it? EAR stands for Empathy, Attention and Respect. In working on high conflict disputes in families, the workplace, and legal cases, I realized that people were constantly upset and needed help calming down. I specifically developed the technique we […]