qualities to look for in a mediator

There are several qualities you should look for when determining a Mediator.


  • Excellent Listening Skills
  • Professional credibility
  • Confident in dealing with your type of mediation. (Family, Business, etc.)
  • Ability to diffuse emotionally charged situations
  • Creative and Innovative thinking
  • Objective and ready to seek solutions
  • Non-judgement of your emotional connection to the issues at hand
  • Provides a safe environment where you can be heard and understood
  • Foster communication and dialogue