By applying Murray Bowen's family systems theory to mediation techniques, Regina offers a much-needed unifying theoretical foundation for the field of mediation. This book provides a practical guide for the mediation practitioner and will assist both experienced and novice mediators in successfully navigating the often-intense, emotional minefield of mediation.
Wayne F. Regina, Psy.D., is a certified mediator, licensed psychologist, and licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in the application of Bowen family systems theory to a variety of human systems and settings. He is the former dean and current professor of peace studies and psychology at Prescott College. Dr. Regina works as a mediator and conciliator through the Superior Court of Arizona, Yavapai County.
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgements Part 3 Part I: Bowen Family Systems Theory Chapter 4 Chapter 1: Why Bowen Family Systems Theory? Chapter 5 Chapter 2: Understanding Bowen Family Systems Theory Part 6 Part II: Mediation Process and Technique Using Bowen Theory Chapter 7 Chapter 3: Applying Bowen Theory to the Six-Stage Model of Mediation Chapter 8 Chapter 4: Common Errors and How Bowen Theory Can Minimize Them Chapter 9 Chapter 5: Emotional Maturity and the Mediator Chapter 10 Chapter 6: Emotional Triangles, Triangulation, and De-Triangulation in Mediation Chapter 11 Chapter 7: Empowering Disputants and Managing Conflict Chapter 12 Chapter 8: Diversity Issues and Bowen Theory in Mediation Chapter 13 Chapter 9: Domestic Mediations, Emotional Maturity, and Reciprocal Relationships Chapter 14 Chapter 10: Bowen Theory and Marital Conciliation Part 15 Part III: A New Model of Mediation Training Chapter 16 Chapter 11: Training and Supervising Mediators Using Bowen Theory Chapter 17 Chapter 12: Concluding Thoughts Part 18 References Part 19 Index