Conflict is a part of all our lives, unavoidably. It is not a stain on the fabric of relationship; it is part of the warp and the weft. Communication is a more profound, intimate, and vulnerable exchange than we sometimes recognize. Relationships, especially across differences and diversity, are often a challenge. I design my presentations to inspire and to inform so that your audience leaves your retreat or conference feeling more competent and confident in their workplace and personal relationships.


I’ve made in-person presentations in cities across the US and Canada and in six European cities. Though I am based in Eugene, Oregon, I can present effectively via online video platform to your group wherever you are located.

“I attended your workshop at the ACR conference in Tucson, bought your book Embodied Conflict, and it feels as if my life and my mediation practice have been changed. This is amazing stuff for mediators.”