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Mediation Services 

What is Mediation?
Mediation is a process in which an independent, neutral Mediator assists two or more disputing parties in resolving the dispute in a collaborative, consensual manner.

Mediation is

  • a form of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution).
  • a way of resolving disputes.
  • a process in which the Mediator assists the parties to negotiate a settlement.
  • a process of collaboration, not conflict.
  • a transformative, empowering process.
  • safe, respectful and voluntary.
  • constantly consultative – nothing happens without your input.
  • a process which invites an open mind.

Mediation is not 

  • a substitute for legal advice – that’s what lawyers are for.
  • a way of receiving counselling – thats what counsellors and psychotherapists are for.

A Mediator is…

  • a highly trained, skilled professional subject to the rigorous MII Code of ethics and standards.
  • non-judgmental and non-directive – they will not give opinions on the parties actions or positions.
  • trained in a variety of conflict resolution techniques and therefore an expert in de-escalating conflicts into agreements.
  • a natural facilitator who helps the parties think ‘outside the box’.
  • a gifted and trained communicator.
  • a guide who encourages the parties through the Mediation process.
  • an inspiration to the parties when obstacles arise.

 

Our Mediator specialises in

  • Separating couples and couples who have difficulty in communicating with each other
  • Family mediation, where adult family members are in dispute with each other in relation to family inheritance or the care of an elderly parent or relative
  • Community mediation, where community members are in dispute with each other
  • Elder mediation, which provides a forum to work collaboratively with families in decision making.