Parent Coaching

Evolving Through Conflict

Written by Michael Jospe Posted in Parent Coaching, Wilderness Guiding

Evolving Through Conflict

When working with conflict, in families or between two individuals, my goal is always to support both sides to understand the other completely. This may seem obvious, but it is actually quite difficult for the two parties in conflict to do. There is always the tendency to prematurely problem solve. It’s premature when the problem solving requires effort and there is still reaction coming from one or both sides. There is a pivotal moment in the process when both sides feel truly understood. The energy drops and connection is made.

Essential Reading

Written by Michael Jospe Posted in Parent Coaching, Wilderness Guiding

Essential Reading

There are two books that I would like to recommend (actually there are a bunch, but we’ll start with two) one for my family clients and one for my guiding students. However,  both of them are applicable and useful regardless of your relationship to EBI.