Mediation and Emotion
Family Mediation can be a difficult and emotional process. After all, it usually arises out of a separation and in those circumstances, emotions are often on the surface, particularly when one side feels aggrieved and left behind. Family Mediation is, however, the process which is most likely to bring about long-lasting resolution and solutions to a family law dispute, particularly if it is conducted with care and expertise, and both parties participate in it based on the principle of balance, fairness and self-determination.
A skilled mediator is prepared to deal appropriately with the ebbs and flows of emotion during Family Mediation. There will be tears and even some anger. Perhaps sharp words and often plan discomfort. All these are part of the process. A skilled Family Mediator knows how to handle those situations.