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Moving Beyond Conflict

Available Until: 12/31/2017
Harville Hendrix, Shauna Ries, Alberto Villoldo

Conflict is a part of modern life—at home, at work, and in the world. In this 1-hour Unscripted Teacher Talk, you'll hear various perspectives to help you understand why disagreement is inevitable and how we might successfully move beyond it. 

Harville Hendrix, cocreator of Imago Relationship Therapy and the concept of "conscious partnership," provides insights into how to work with conflict in relationships.

Shauna Ries, cofounder of Mediators Without Borders, shares some of the philosophy and tools of professional mediation and how it can help in everyday life.

Alberto Villoldo, founder of The Four Winds Society, brings an anthropological and historical perspecitive to the conversation, encouraging us to look at the big picture for insights into how conflict transforms when we realize the interconnectedness of all things.

Questions from the audience cover practical issues in politics, education, and business, and help illustrate how moving beyond conflict is possible is something we can all work toward. 

Enjoy this FREE Omega Unscripted Teacher Talk today. 

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Harville Hendrix, PhD, and his wife, Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD, are cocreators of Imago Relationship Therapy and the concept of the “conscious partnership.” Harville is author of Getting the Love You Want, which has been a New York Times best seller and featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, and Keeping the Love You Find, and is coauthor, with Helen, of eight books, including Making Marriage Simple, Receiving Love, and The Couples Companion.

Shauna Ries, LCSW, MFT, MDR, cofounder of Mediators Without Borders and Arbitrators Without Borders, is the creator of INACCORD Conflict Analysis model with her team which has more than 2,000 Certified Mediator & Arbitrator graduates and has served more than 20 countries. Ries is the author of In Justice inAccord, Touchstone Skills for Authentic Communication, and Quality of Life.

Alberto Villoldo, PhD, a medical anthropologist and psychologist, has studied the spiritual practices of the Amazon and the Andes for more than 30 years. He is founder of The Four Winds Society and author of numerous best-selling books, including Shaman, Healer, Sage; Power Up Your Brain; and Courageous Dreaming.