Dr. Gerald Monk-Mediator and Narrative Mediation Author

Mediator Dr. Barbara Sunderland Manousso of Manousso.us had guest colleague Dr. Gerald Monk (gmonk@sdsu.edu) on the podcast with Natalia and Mac of olowskapierre.com. Dr. Monk, one of the theorists on narrative mediation, is a licensed therapist who works in family and marriage therapy. In this videocast Dr. Monk explains what the narrative mediation process is and what benefits it brings to the parties. He also presents some of the techniques, which are used, e.g. externalization. Watch to understand how this method can transform the way people see their conflicts and their positions in conflicts.

Delve deeper into narrative mediation through Dr. Monk’s resources here: When Stories Clash: Addressing Conflict with Narrative Mediation; Practicing Narrative Mediation Loosening the Grip of Conflict; Narrative Mediation: A New Approach to Conflict Resolution.

Lawyer, mediator, arbitrator, practicing family law but passionate about helping people resolve their conflicts and disputes through mediation. MacpierreLouis.com