Understanding-Based Model of Mediation

Gary Friedman and Catherine Conner led the five-day, 40+ hour mediation intensive class in Spring 2012 in Marin County, California. Gary Friedman has been a mediation leader for decades, having taught and practiced mediation for over 30 years. He has… Continue Reading

Understanding-Based Model of Mediation, Part 1

Gary Friedman leads the 40-hour intensive mediation training that I will attend this week. He’s a proponent of what he and co-author Jack Himmelstein call the Understanding-Based Model of Mediation.* Four principles guide this approach. The first and, by far,… Continue Reading