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Partings: The application of grief theory and models of grief in mediation with Thomas Geldmacher-Musiol and Daniela Musiol  

6 March 2018

Time: 5:15 PM -7:00 PM
Venue: Jackson McDonald
Level 17
225 St Georges Terrace
Perth WA 6000

$35 Members
$45 Guests
$10 Student members xc

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Psychological research has mainly concerned itself with grief and loss experiences as a result of death. But there are a great many of biographical events that can lead to loss experiences, can cause grief without being linked to an actual death: the separation from a partner, the end of a marriage, the loss of friends due to a move, children leaving their parental home.

Grief models can help to capture these specific experiences in order to work with them methodically in mediation. Looking at a separation, a job-related conflict or a significant change in professional life from a perspective of mourning opens up completely new angles and allows for new narrative patterns. Taking grief into the equation may even influence mediation methodology itself.

Join your WA chapter for a discussion led by special guests Thomas Geldmacher-Musiol and Daniela Musiol on the application of various grief models in mediation.

About the speakers

Daniela Musiol is a lawyer, mediator, social worker, former member of the Austrian Parliament (Green Party), consultant focusing on family, inheritance, team and organizational mediation as well as supervision and coaching. She specialises in role development, processes of public participation, death and grief in the workplace and other sad affairs.

Thomas Geldmacher-Musiol is a political scientist, historian, mediator. He specialises in project development, strategy and brand development in politics, family mediation, mediation in the arts, death and grief in the workplace and other sad affairs.