Mediating with Families by Mieke Brandon and Linda Fisher 2ed: a Review

This review was first published in the ADR Bulletin in 2009 Family Dispute Resolution in Australia has evolved and been transformed by the Family Law Act 1975 and its subsequent amendments. Recently, over 2000 registered FDR (Family Dispute Resolution) practitioners … Continue reading

‘How do I get started in mediation?’

On average, about once a fortnight, I receive a request for an appointment from someone who has been captivated by the potential of mediation and would like to become a mediator. Often the question is ‘What did you do to … Continue reading

Mediation: cartoons that contribute to communication

Assessment for suitability for mediation: initial private sessions I commence each mediation by meeting with each participant separately. In these initial, private separate sessions, when I ask potential mediation participants what they would like from mediation, most people are quite … Continue reading