Sometimes we can end up in a dispute that has become impossible to solve on our own. Whether this be with a spouse, as part of a divorce, with a family member or for that matter any party that we are in conflict or disagreement with, sometimes it can help to attempt to resolve the matter with the help of an experienced and impartial professional.
Going through a dispute can frequently be a painful and sad time involving arguments, blame and fear. Unfortunately, legal proceedings can also compound these difficulties when the dispute in question is an emotional matter and the parties concerned are already feeling like they are in turmoil. These issues are particularly complicated when difficult decisions regarding children and finances are at play. It can end up feeling impossible to satisfactorily resolve the situation when we are caught up with highly charged emotions and no prospect of resolution and settlement seems in sight.
Our therapeutic mediators are uniquely placed to offer high quality mediation services owing to their background in both legal and therapeutic professions. As such, our practitioners have expert knowledge of legal proceedings and are uniquely placed to be able to offer a therapeutic mediation service, drawing on training in psychological therapy.
During the process of therapeutic mediation at Psychology Sussex, clients are offered a space and time to process difficult feelings whilst retaining a focus on the need for agreement and compromise. As such, our focus is always on enabling the parties concerned to find better ways of communicating and resolving conflicts. During the mediation process, each of the parties concerned will be given an opportunity to ‘tell their story’. Our mediators will facilitate this process in a manner that is both transparent and supportive throughout.
Should it be necessary, our mediators are also happy to work closely with legal professionals to promote a process that emphasizes resolution in a non-blaming culture with the aim of bridging the gap between human emotions and the legal system.
If you think that your particular difficulty or dispute – whatever this may be – may benefit from the process of therapeutic mediation, and remember that therapeutic mediation can be offered to any two parties that are unable to resolve their dispute, then do not hesitate to contact us.