We all experience conflicts with others at some point in our lives – sometimes even daily. The key to moving through the conflict is a willingness to understand each other’s perspectives even if you do not agree with it. Providing a supportive environment for collaboration and solution seeking is important.
Mediation can be used by individuals, businesses, couples, families, community groups, organizations, government agencies in all kinds of situations.
It may be useful to have a neutral person to assist you in getting to solutions – book now! The services are provided online, on the telephone and in person.
Types of Issues
The type of issue that we can address in mediation is limitless. Typical issues assisted by mediation include relationships, financial matters, agreements, contracts, employee/work place, human resource, couples, family, parenting, neighbours, land use, and community.
Gillian can assist with many kinds of civil and family issues and yet is not offering services related to family law such as separation and divorce (children, property division, financial division, or child/spousal support) at this time.
Mediation works to maintain relationships and to seek solutions. Often mediation is less stressful, more cost effective and also timely for the people involved.
Mediation is essentially a facilitated discussion with the intent of creating solutions and agreements that will work for the people involved. A collaborative approach takes the parties beyond disagreements of the past toward the resolution of issues today and maintaining relationships for the future.