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Mending Fences

Patrice Brymner

Mending Fences is a podcast about dispute resolution and effective ways to communicate and live across differences. Hosts Patrice Brymner and Jennifer Hawthorne are both family mediators and collaborative law attorneys, but their conversations go well beyond family law. They explore the personal, interpersonal, legal, and cultural impact of conflict. Intro/outro: "North Oakland Extasy," by Squadda B
Episodes
GUEST: Daniele Ozeri on Family Mediation February 01, 2024
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Buyer Beware: Unraveling the Complexity of Friendly Divorce MediationJanuary 17, 2024
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Is There a Difference Between Review Counsel and Settlement Counsel?December 13, 2023
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GUEST: Maria Natapov on the Dynamics of Step-ParentingOctober 02, 2023
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Taking Charge of Tough Talks: Tools for Success September 12, 2023
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Finding Your Way (again): Strategies for Preserving Progress When You Change CourseSeptember 05, 2023
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GUEST: Karen Van Kooy on Navigating Coercion and Empowerment in Collaborative Divorce and MediationJuly 21, 2023
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Don't Make Things Worse! What to Avoid in Difficult ConversationsJuly 14, 2023
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GUEST: Allyson Clemmons, LICSW, on Discernment Counseling June 15, 2023
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Conflict Resolution Skills in the IRLJune 02, 2023
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GUEST: Dr. Gina Arons on the Role of the Collaborative CoachMay 19, 2023
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Is Mediation a Good Fit for You? Five Things to Consider April 11, 2023
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Three (or more) Tips for Better CommunicationMarch 23, 2023
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GUEST: Beth Aarons on Collaborative Law Training and the Mental Shift Away from Adversarial Process March 06, 2023
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GUEST: Barbara Nason on Why to Keep Divorces Out of CourtFebruary 15, 2023
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Mediation: What to Know Before You Get Started January 27, 2023
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Rebalancing Parental RolesJanuary 23, 2023
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HOLIDAY SPECIAL: Navigating the Season as Co-parents December 05, 2022
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GUEST: Susan DeMatteo on the Benefits of Dispute Resolution November 16, 2022
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GUEST: Dana Caspersen on Choreography and ConflictOctober 28, 2022
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GUEST: Lisa Wood on Community Mediation and Conflict Resolution WeekOctober 13, 2022
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GUEST: David Hoffman on Virtual Practice and Internal Family Systems. September 20, 2022
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GUEST: Sheila Kelly on Dignity, Kids, and ConflictSeptember 15, 2022
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This Will Cost How Much?August 09, 2022
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GUEST: Brendan Mahan on ADHD and Conflict July 20, 2022
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