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Benson Mediation Services


Mediation is a process of principled negotiations. "Principled negotiation ... is to decide issues on their merits rather than through a haggling process focused on what each side says it will and will not do.



Arbitration is a legal technique for the resolution of disputes outside the courts, where the parties to a dispute refer it to one or more persons by whose decision (the "award")



An ombudsperson is an independent information resource, communications channel complaint handler and dispute resolver. He or she is designated by the organization as neutral and independent and able to offer confidentiality to those who come to them.


Neutral Investigator

Disputes between employers and employees are a fact of life in the workplace. Early, neutral investigations of workplace disputes can play an important part in a strategy to ...


There is no 'one size fits all'
finding the appropriate dispute resolution

There is no one size fits all approach for resolving conflict. I offer an array of appropriate dispute resolution methods (ADR) and will help you determine the approaches that are most likely to help resolve the conflict facing you.

Independent Neutral Investigation
Organizational Ombudsman Programs

Pro se divorce mediation
Free Divorce Mediation Consultation

The legal term pro se means, "for oneself". And if you're considering a pro se divorce, you're probably aware of its benefits for your specific situation. However, most pro se divorce couples believe they must visit a lawyer to file an initial court action. That's not true in Florida, where mediation is available before anyone files a court action. The Florida Supreme Court certifies mediators to help pro se divorce couples... resolve even the most difficult conflicts without ever involving a lawyer.


The Mediator Matters

Freud, Transference and Mediation

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Sigmund Freud first described transference as the unconscious redirection of feelings from one person to another. I wonder whether transference describes something that sometimes goes on in a mediation. By the time most people arrive at a mediation, they have been talking past each other for a while and they are sure that the other […]

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