Peacemakers for the Modern World
with Dawkins Mediation
Dawkins Mediation is a premier online mediation company. We pride ourselves on providing dispute solutions for the workplace and beyond in the modern world. You can expect fair prices, superior quality and exceptional customer service.
Founder and Mediator
Teresa is an internationally certified mediator specializing in workplace mediations.
Prior to becoming a full-time mediator, she worked in the legal field for a number of years. Most recently as a planning prosecution officer in London, and as a legal consultant for a U.S. based company. Teresa has also worked as a licensed clinical social worker in private and public healthcare settings, which provided invaluable experience working with individuals and groups in crisis.
Her diverse experience has made her adept at dealing with parties from a wide variety of backgrounds and business cultures. Teresa can quickly get to the heart of a case, combining her legal expertise with her personal warmth and ability to build rapport with individual and corporate clients alike.
Dawkins Mediation conducts all mediations online. We provide all clients with a short tutorial prior to mediation to ensure comfort and easy of process.
We stand apart for our response time. Because all mediations are conducted online we are able to arrange, prepare, and facilitate mediations faster than our competitors.
Memorandum of Understanding
After Mediation, we will prepare your mediation agreement and submit it to all parties for assessment prior to the conclusion of service.
Frequently asked questions
What Is Mediation?
What are the benefits of Workplace Mediation?
Why Should you Choose Mediation?
How Does Workplace Mediation Work?
What are Possible Outcomes of a Workplace Mediation?
Who Pays for Mediation?
What Constitutes Workplace Conflict?
Conflict occures when individuals approach a sitation with different attitutes and have differrent interests, or prefer different processes for getting tasks accomplished. If they are unable to resolve their differrences, this can creat tension, which leads to negativity. This can escalate like wildfire to co-workers, teams and entre deparements without intervention. Conflict in the workplace often arises from:
What are the Costs of Conflict?
Conflict is part of human nature and exists in every part of life. including the workplace/ Some conflict can be beneficial if approached in a healthy way. It can produce increased problem-solving, creativity and openness. If unaddressed, conflict can allso be extremely damaging. When negative and dysfunctional cnflict occurs it can:
Our Methods for Workplace Mediation:
At Dawkins Mediaiton, we strive to address workplace conflicts in the earlier stages of a dispute in order to prevent destructive conflict. The methods we ultilize is case specific and thus we start by rewquesting a detailed summary of the circumstances surrounding the conflict in question. We believe that this fact-finding stage is important to ensure the intervention chosen is successful. Depending on the confict, we make exercise serveral methords to ensure the confict is solved and does not occur in future interations. Some methods used include:
Why Dawkins Mediation?
At Dawkins Mediation, we focus on making mediations flexable, future-focused and collaborative.
"Teresa is a highly competent mediator. She goes above and beyond to ensure that each party understands the process and structure of the mediation. Her excellent communication skills, emotional intelligence and affable personality enables parties to warm up to her and embrace the mediation process. Her experience as counsel also helps her reality check party positions in order to facilitate a settlement. I would recommend Teresa for any mediations within her field."