WPR062: Conflict Resolution Tips from a Mediator with Amanda Semenoff

Do you ever wonder if you're doing the "right" things as a parent?

by Sarah Argenal

Episode Summary:

I used to try to avoid conflict at all costs, which usually ended up causing me a lot more pain and suffering over the long run. And after learning how to manage conflict in a healthy way, I’m amazed at how much deeper my relationships have become. Our guest today is an expert in managing conflict, and we cover some great, practical tips to help you not only AVOID conflict, but use it to strengthen your relationships as well.

Amanda is a civil mediator, facilitator and conflict resolution consultant in New Westminster, BC. She works with start-ups, entrepreneurs and tech companies to help them thrive through conflict and change. Amanda co-hosts the Overthinking Conflict Podcast, is a co-founder of Pig-N-Potato Game Collaborative, loves weird projects and sticky problems. She has 2 kids, a dog and coaches hockey in her spare time.  

Show Notes: https://workingparentresource.com/62

Resources & Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Amanda Semenoff Website

Amanda Semenoff LinkedIn

Amanada Semenoff Twitter

Working Parent Resource Library

Deliberate Life Challenge

Working Parent Resource Website

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Welcome to the Working Parent Resource Podcast. This podcast is all about helping burned out working parents escape survival mode by becoming more intentional at home, at work, and everywhere in between. Together we explore fundamental principles of psychology, the latest research on subjects such as happiness, productivity, mindfulness and relationships, and we hear personal stories that are all designed to help you become the best version of yourself in a noisy and demanding world. Let’s break down the overwhelm together so you can create a more deliberate and fulfilling lifestyle on YOUR terms.

Sarah Argenal is the Founder and CEO of the Working Parent Resource and Host of the Working Parent Resource Podcast. She has her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy and Adult Development and is a Certified Professional Coach with 20 years of experience in psychotherapy, coaching, college-level instruction, program development, and project management. Sarah lives with her husband and two boys in Austin, TX. 

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