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On Monday, Sept. 9, I gave a 1-day training to about 35 members of the Collaborative Law Institute in Minneapolis. The skills were those we use in “Day Two” of our New Ways for Families training, although any professional can … Continue reading

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On Friday, March 8th, I gave a full day training to the Ontario Association of Family Mediators – Child Protection Roster. There were about 70 mediators in attendance and we focused on how to help parents who have children under … Continue reading

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Last Thursday (2/28/13) I was the keynote speaker for the annual Texas Collaborative CLE in Dallas, speaking on managing High Conflict Cases. I focused on the importance of teaching our potentially high-conflict clients more skills for participating more actively in … Continue reading

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On Tuesday (2/2613), I presented a 2-hour seminar to mediators in the Los Angeles area on 4 Tips for Mediators dealing with potentially high conflict people. It was an experienced group and I focused on four key skills (which I … Continue reading

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Unhooked Books is proud to join forces with others around the world to declare January as No Name-Calling Month. Why? Because name-callers cause a lot of hidden damage that we tend to intentionally deny and avoid. Name-callers are bullies and no one … Continue reading

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excerpted from It’s All Your Fault! by Bill Eddy Don’t Get Conned While Antisocial “Con Artists” are the best at lying and manipulating information, all of the High Conflict Personalities lie some of the time. In your everyday life, from now on, … Continue reading

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The following excerpt comes from Bill Eddy’s book, BIFF: Quick Responses to High Conflict People. HCPs (high-conflict people) appear to have traits associated with personality disorders, which include lack of self-awareness and lack of self-change. Personality disorders are a mental … Continue reading

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I just finished a series of seven seminar days in three cities in Australia: Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne. Mostly I spoke to highly experienced professionals about managing high conflict people in legal disputes and workplace disputes. These included mediators, arbitrators, … Continue reading

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Excerpted from Splitting America by Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek We have come to realize that splitting in politics is driven by the same high-conflict behaviors as in family court. And, the result is also the same! “If you are willing to … Continue reading

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By Bill Eddy and Don Saposnek On the first floor of the Capitol, there is a private dining room for senators, the “inner sanctum,” where Republicans and Democrats used to have lunch (at separate tables, but in the same room). In … Continue reading

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