‘Tinker, Tailor, Counsellor, Mediator…”

‘Tinker, Tailor, Counsellor, Mediator…”

In a recent blog I compared mediation to coaching and said I would compare it in following blogs to other processes.  I would like to turn this time to comparison between mediation and counselling. I must do so with some trepidation as counselling is a very wide but...
Can mediation make your brain tingle?

Can mediation make your brain tingle?

Mediation is a logical process.  With the help of the mediator, parties need to analyse their problem, work out what really matters to them and test solutions. But emotions are at play too.  Relationships have been upset, apparent certainties we relied on disturbed...
Coaching and Mediating

Coaching and Mediating

I recently read one of the leading books on coaching: ‘Coaching for Performance’ by Sir John Whitmore.   It made me think about some overlaps between mediating and coaching.  But they are not the same thing.  Sometimes it is helpful to understand mediation by what it...