• Barash Mediation Services

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    27B Main Street
    Bristol, VT 05443
    (802) 453-7815
    Hours:
    Monday-Thursday
    Hours by appointment.

    About Us

    Phoebe Barash has a wide range of experience. Experience brings her to a place where in her practice she understands that:

    MEDIATION:

    * is a way to reduce conflict
    * focuses on solutions not read more
    • About

      Phoebe Barash has a wide range of experience. Experience brings her to a place where in her practice she understands that:

      MEDIATION:

      * is a way to reduce conflict
      * focuses on solutions not blame
      * is voluntary
      * is a way for people to share what is most important to them
      * allows people to come to their own solutions to the conflict

      THE MEDIATOR:

      * is a trained professional
      * is neutral
      * is experienced with people in conflict
      * provides a safe setting and structure where people can share their concerns and listen to the concerns of others
      * assists people in arriving at an agreement that is acceptable to all

      AREAS FOR MEDIATION:

      * business
      * workplace disputes
      * family (divorce, eldercare, parent/child issues)
      * community
      * school

      GROUP FACILITATION:

      * is a process
      * is a way for groups to come to decisions
      * is problem solving with a neutral person

      THE FACILITATOR:

      * is skilled in group dynamic and group process
      * is neutral
      * understands problem solving
      * provides a safe setting and structure where people can share their concerns and listen to the concerns of others

      AREAS FOR FACILITATION:

      * business groups
      * school groups
      * community groups
      * church groups
      * any groups needing assistance with making decisions

      TRAININGS:

      * can be designed with the unique needs of your organization at the core

      CLIENTS SAY:

      Thanks for the help. Excellent assistance. Real positive outcome for our family and has developed our family wide relationships.--Parent

      Had considerable content on conflict. I learned a lot about dispute resolution.
      --School Secretary

      As a result I have become a better listener and more reflective allowing me to be more objective in difficult situations. --Special Educator

      I liked and appreciated your flexibility and your willingness to roll with us. You also made everything seem important and heard. --Childcare Provider

      We all had a chance to speak and listen. --Town Worker

      Phoebe was amazing at articulating the material. She was one of the best teachers I have ever had. --College Student

      Phoebe Barash, MAed:

      For the last 35 years, Phoebe Barash has worked in education as teacher, administrator and trainer. After leaving her position as a school administrator, she began her own business in mediation and conflict management. Phoebe?s areas of focus include: family and divorce mediation, parent coordination, group facilitation and training in conflict management. Her experience in schools gives her a unique window into what is important in the world of school and the pressures faced by school staff, children and families.

      Phoebe is and has been an adjunct faculty member at Woodbury College, Middlebury College, UVM and Champlain College. She has a certificate in mediation and conflict management through Woodbury College in Vermont. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Wheelock College in 1972 and her Masters of Arts in Education from Western Carolina University in 1980. She is a member of the Association for Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC), , Addison County Chamber of Commerce, Bristol Downtown Business Partnership.

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