qualities to look for in a mediator

What qualities should I look for in a Mediator?

There are several qualities you should look for when determining a Mediator.

  • Excellent Listening Skills

  • Professional credibility

  • Confident in dealing with your type of mediation. (Family, Business, etc.)

  • Ability to diffuse emotionally charged situations

  • Creative and Innovative thinking

  • Objective and ready to seek solutions

  • Non-judgement of your emotional connection to the issues at hand

  • Provides a safe environment where you can be heard and understood

  • Foster communication and dialogue

Laura Dawn

Laura Dawn Ouin is the founder of Third Coast Mediation & Consulting in Dallas, Texas, and is passionate about conflict resolution, communication and education. On a personal note, coffee AND tea lover, morning person, travel bug and dog whisperer.