Archive for April 2016

Thoughts on Mediation with Same Sex Couples

This is an article previously published in ACResolution Magazine, Winter 2009 “Mediation with Same Sex Couples – It’s Not Straight Forward”  By Kathy Elton A couple of years ago, my partner and I spent the weekend with a male friend who happens to be a mediator. His wife was unable to join us, so…

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Making the Case for Using a Court Qualified Mediator

Are you looking for mediator or has your attorney set up a mediation with a mediator?  Should you care if this mediator is Qualified by the Court? I believe there are many reasons you should consider hiring a mediator who has been qualified by the court to provide mediation services, here are a few: You…

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Keep Your Mouth Shut and Mind Open

I recently watched a TED talk by Celeste Headlee, who is the host of the Georgia Public Broadcasting program “On Second Thought”, and she was talking about 10 ways to have a better conversation. To watch her TED Talk click here. I really liked this talk and I am going to share with you the…

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