Beyond solving problems: Transforming Relationships for the benefit of Children

Where people may have to continue to communicate for years in relation to the ongoing concern such as bringing up children, then this potential to change can have a lasting and transformative effect.


Enabling the parties to absorb and comprehend (but not necessarily agree with) the other person’s point of view

Empowerment and recognition pave the way for a mutually agreeable settlement, but that is only a secondary effect. Transformative mediators seek to empower people to define their own issues and to seek solutions on their own – to understand how they define the problem – and why they seek a particular solution.