The Mediation Profession

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I’ve been a mediator for 27 years. I have always passionately believed that if mediators are to be taken seriously, what we do has to be regarded as a profession. Whatever the struggle that mediation still has to become established … Continued

Balancing Acts

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I absolutely get that many clients in mediation find it hard to begin to see that the other person has interests and needs which will have to be taken into consideration. If I’m upset, angry, hurting and scared about my … Continued

Hearing Voices

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No, I don’t mean the words of angels or demons whispered in my ear or even the small voice of your own worries which usually pipes up when you can’t sleep in the middle of the night. I do mean … Continued

Cliff Edges

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What on earth have cliff edges got to do with mediation, indeed anything other than places to avoid and where Jed Mercurio leaves us every Sunday night at the moment? Well quite a lot I think. Clients who reach an … Continued

It’s Not Us But It

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I was presenting on Tuesday at a FMA day in Durham where I think I managed not to bore the audience about financial mediation, specifically disclosure and points to watch for. I hope so anyway. It’s always a plus to … Continued