Marital mediation is a relatively new entry to the mediation field. In a sense it is neither “fish nor fowl.” Marital mediation is neither marital therapy nor couples therapy; it is not any kind of therapy. Mediation, known for its focus on communication and problem solving skills, offers couples, whose marriages are experiencing problems, a comparatively short term “fix.” Mediation proposes to focus on the here-and-now, to address problems expressed by the married couple that they, the participants, believe is damaging their relationship. Read more.
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