Barb North

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22647 Ventura Blvd. #422
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
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818-347-5098
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Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
Barb North has a particular expertise in conflict management training and mediation in sensitive areas. North is also an innovator in the area of Individual Conflict Coaching. She has made numerous TV appearances, designs conflict management programs for organizations, conducts one-on-one coaching sessions and works with family owned businesses in sucession planning. Also an excellent speaker with tv credits and trainer in the area of conflict management, mediation and dealing with difficult behaviors.

Professional Background

Worked in conflict management&negotiation for over 15 yrs. Done over3000 trainings in the last 25 yrs in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, mediation, customer service, performing arts skills, & speaking skills.Certified mediator, trainer, speaker, conflict management consultant& personal conflict coach.BSBA from the Univ of Denver & many trainings, workshops &certification programs. North has also done extensive work in the Entertainment Industry as a mediator, talent manager, producer, writer, trainer and performer.

Experience

Certified in LA County VMS and Ventura Co courts. NASD,California Department of Insurance, GSUSA, EEOC, Private Practice. Made TV appearances as expert panelist,done over 900 mediations in the areas of divorce, contract, employment disputes, family, intellectual properties, securities, insurance.

Approach

PERSONAL STATEMENT:I believe in mediation as a transformative &empowering process.If the emphasis is placed on the process,resolutions usually emerge if they exist.I create a relaxed and safe environment to assist the parties in communication,exploring their options, identifying issues and staying on track.While I'm well versed in directive and evaluative strategies I use them sparingly,& only when needed to move through obstructions and jumpstart the transformative process.

Fees

Available upon request

Other Information

Barb is a favorite panelist on TV, radio and live presentations.A dynamic, entertaining and often humorous keynote speaker and trainer, Barb is very popular on the corporate and organizational circuit. In addition to offering parties mediation services, she offers conflict coaching to individuals who are involved in a conflct with another party who is not willing to go to mediation and who wish to enhance their conflict management skills.

Areas of Practice

  • Art
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Commercial
  • Community
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Divorce (all issues)
  • Divorce (parenting)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Entertainment
  • Family
  • General
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor - Management
  • Land Use
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • LGBT
  • Marital Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Partnership
  • Professional Fees
  • Public Policy
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Trademark
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Online Mediator
  • Parenting Coordinator
  • Advanced Mediation Trainer
  • Communication Skills Trainer
  • Systems Designer
  • Fact-Finder
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Mediation Trainer
  • Staff Developer
  • Ombudsperson
  • Conflict Coach
  • Collaborative Professional
  • Facilitator

References

Carol Cook Girl Scouts of The San Fernando Valley Rosemary Lalli Voluntary Mediation Services Muriel Smallheiser Girl Scout Council of San Francisco Bay Stuart Yahm Win Win Mediation Emile Garneau Heat Exchangers, Inc.