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BARB NORTH

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22647 Ventura Blvd. #422
Woodland Hills, CA 91364
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DESCRIPTION OF PRACTICE:
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:
Barb has worked in conflict management and negotiation for over twenty years and been a trainer and keynote speaker for over thirty years. She has also designed and delivered  over three thousand trainings in the areas of communication, conflict resolution, mediation, customer service, performing arts skills and speaking technique.  She is a certified mediator, trainer, speaker, conflict management consultant and personal conflict coach with a BSBA from the University of Denver, graduate work at California State University in Northridge and participation in 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:
Ms. North is a certified mediator for Los Angeles County Voluntary Mediation Services Ventura County Superior Court, The FINRA (Formerly NASD) Mediation Program, California Department of Insurance, GSUSA,  The Federal EEOC Mediation Program and has her own private practice. She has made television and radio appearances as expert an panelist, done over a thousand mediations in the areas of divorce, contract, employment disputes, family, intellectual properties, securities, succession planning, insurance and more.

APPROACH:
North believes in mediation as a transformative &empowering process.  If the emphasis is placed on the process, resolutions usually emerge if they exist. She creates a relaxed and safe environment to assist the parties in communication, exploring their options, identifying issues and staying on track.  While she is well versed in directive and evaluative strategies she uses them sparingly and  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.

 
 
 
 
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

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

 
AREAS OF PRACTICE

Art
Business
Civil (general)
Commercial
Community
Construction
Contracts
Divorce (all issues)
Divorce (parenting)
Domestic Partner
Education
EEOC
Employment
Entertainment
Family (other)
Family Owned Businesses
Gender discrimination
General
Insurance
Intellectual Property
Land Use
Landlord - Tenant
Medical
Neighbor/Neighbor
Organizational
Parent/Child
Partnership
Professional Fees
Public Policy
Real Estate
Securities
Sexual Harassment
Succession Planning
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22647 Ventura Boulevard Suite 422   Woodland Hills, CA 91364   Phone: 818.347.5098   Fax: 818.347.5099