Category Archives: NEGOTIATING

When Mediation Fails

It really breaks my heart when mediation fails – not only because Frank and I put so much time and effort, heart and soul,  into each client relationship – but mostly because efforts to peacefully separate deteriorate drastically when one … Continue reading

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A Parenting Plan – Things to Keep in Mind

Parents often come to see us to help them develop a Parenting Plan for their child or children.  If you are separating or getting divorced, using mediation to help sort out the confusing aspects of developing a plan and making … Continue reading

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Divorce Mediation: Who is it For?

I have heard that in Massachusetts there is a mediator on every corner.  Not so, in Rhode Island.  (We know the joke is that there is a DD on every corner in Rhode Island.) As we promote mediation in Rode … Continue reading

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Taking a “Narrative Approach” to Mediation

by Michele Gousie Geremia, BSW, MS, SPHR MOUTHPEACE MEDIATION LLC Today, I feel compelled to tell someone about one of my favorite mediation books, “Narrative Mediation: A New Approach to Conflict Resolution” by John Winslade and Gerald Monk. While I … Continue reading

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article: The Power of Apology

by Michele Gousie Geremia, BSW, MS, SPHR MOUTHPEACE MEDIATION LLC THIS IS JUST TO SAY    I have stolen the jelly doughnuts that were in the teachers’ lounge And which you were probably saving for teachers Forgive me they were … Continue reading

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