In 2008, Dan Ariely published his New York Times bestseller book titled Predictably Irrational, in which he clearly shows that people’s decision-making tends to be as the title of the book describes. Ariely is the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral...read more
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Changes Since 1998 I started mediating full-time in 1998. Back then people I met were intrigued by the idea of mediation for divorce. Though it had been happening in family cases for years, it hadn’t quite reached mainstream consciousness. Nowadays, when I tell people...read more
Family Dynamics Assistance Center (FDAC) Offers New Way For Families In Crises To Locate Suitable Professionals
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 3, 2015 PRNewswire -- A new concept in assisting families in crisis to resolve their problems in a constructive manner through the assistance of experienced, well-recognized professionals who understand the nature of human conflict has been formed...read more
Purpose Drives Practice in Transformative Mediation In the below video, here’s what I say about what transformative mediation, and how its purpose connects to its practice. In the below video, here’s what I say about what transformative mediation, and how its purpose...read more
The Transformative View of Conflict repost by Dan Simon, Simon Mediation In the below video, here’s what I say about the transformative view of conflict: You’ve got two parties, individuals, countries, or corporations, but two people or groups who are feeling...read more
Old-School Mediation Techniques Repost by Dan Simon, Simon Mediation Learn why old-school mediation techniques aren’t effective. Here’s what I said in this interview about the unfortunate way that most litigation-related mediation is currently done: ” I think there is...read more
Like it or not, if there are children of the relationship (regardless of their age), the family still exists after the relationship ends. The manner in which you end a relationship determines whether your family will be functional or dysfunctional from that day...read more