Category Archives: Mediation

Shopping For A Mediator

The A to Z of Shopping for a Mediator To find a true craftsperson in any field is difficult, but in a complex field like mediation it is even harder. The following checklist is intended to assist you in this process. Don’t be afraid to ask questions of prospective mediators. You will have to live Continue Reading

Mediation for Codependent Couples

Comprehensive Divorce Mediation-Arbitration with a Chronically Codependent Separating Couple I. ANALYTICAL EXPOSITION Description of the Subject, Identifying the Salient Points, Intrinsic Understanding of the Subject II. CRITICAL CONTEXT The Codependence “Uncovery”, Review of the Literature III. INTEGRATIVE CONCLUSION Over-all Synthesis, Impact Upon Clients and Professionals IV. SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY I. ANALYTICAL EXPOSITION DESCRIPTION OF THE SUBJECT Continue Reading

Comprehensive Divorce Mediation

A Bridge Over Troubled Waters Originally published in the newsletter of the Ontario Association for Family Mediation, Fall 1988 In Comprehensive Divorce Mediation, one professionally trained mediator guides a divorcing family (including the children) through the emotions, the child-related decisions, and the financial decisions of separation and divorce. The mediator also takes on the role Continue Reading

In Best Interest of the Family

A Rationale for Mandatory Entry into Divorce Mediation By Richard Haney, Ph.D. (Counselling Therapy) – written Oct. 1988 Originally appeared in Family Mediation Canada Newsletter, Winter 1989 I. INTRODUCTION When a family separates, it does not “break up” other than in a legal sense. The words “breaking up” are a linguistic simplification of a complex Continue Reading