Guest blogger, Kees van Eijk, supports human interaction by mapping thoughts, ideas and emotions. He is a registered mediator and team facilitator working in the Netherlands. Most of us will recognize a mind map at first sight. A mind map is a diagram used to visually organize information. It develops around a single expression, drawn or written down […]

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CNN commentator, Fareed Zakaria, in a recent column , described the political polarization in the USA in terms of the interactional crisis between the parties. He points out that policy differences have been even greater in the past, but currently the conflict is characterized by historically high mutual demonization  He focuses on the idea that the […]

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A few days ago, The New York Times published an article that mentioned transformative mediation, Baruch Bush, and Joe Folger.  While it’s great to see any mention of those three subjects in that publication, it’s a shame that the article perpetuates some misconceptions about transformative mediation.  I submitted a shortened version of the following as a […]

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Tom Wahlrab, a fellow and board member of the ISCT,  and the former director of the Dayton Mediation Center, has lived his life according to relational values.  For the past 30-some years, he has focused his efforts on supporting transformation of the interactions among the people of Dayton, Ohio.  This is part 3 of 3 […]

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Tom Wahlrab, a fellow and board member of the ISCT, and the former director of the Dayton Mediation Center, has lived his life according to relational values.  For the past 30-some years, he has focused his efforts on supporting transformation of the interactions among the people of Dayton, Ohio.  This is part 2 of 3 […]

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Tom Wahlrab, a fellow and board member of the ISCT,  and the former director of the Dayton Mediation Center, has lived his life according to relational values.  For the past 30-some years, he has focused his efforts on supporting transformation of the interactions among the people of Dayton, Ohio.  The next 3 posts contain the […]

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You have the rare opportunity on June 21st to hear a highly sophisticated conversation about mediation in cases where there’s been a history of domestic violence. Jody Miller, founder of “The Domestic Violence and Mediation Safety Project”, Maritza Garcia domestic violence victim advocate,and John Tolliver, mediator ,will discuss the project.  Kristine Paranica will moderate.  Here’s what Kristine […]

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