Civil Mediation from ASMADR – a Few Thoughts on Respect

Civil Mediation from ASMADR – a Few Thoughts on Respect

R – E – S – P – E – C –T Find out what it means to me Aretha Franklin sings. Well, what does it mean?  And why does Aretha think that her man is not only failing to show her respect, he doesn’t even get what she’s looking for, which is what he needs to find out?...
Mediation versus therapy; mediation as therapy

Mediation versus therapy; mediation as therapy

When I was a couples and family therapist I tried hard to explain to my clients what mediation was and how it differed from therapy. Often this distinction is crucially important; but it was a difficult thing to explain, not only because it’s not the easiest concept...
#Medical #Mediation – The Cost of Conflict in the NHS

#Medical #Mediation – The Cost of Conflict in the NHS

Some dozen years ago I was on an overseas trip with a small team of colleagues. After our work, relaxed evening chat came naturally. I mentioned the enmities among the team of senior doctors in my hospital back home, and how poorly we performed as a team as a...