Mediation is a cost effective, confidential, and timely way to resolve disputes and can be used in a variety of settings including workplace, community, relationship, and business. As a Nationally Accredited Mediator, John facilitates communication, promotes understanding, assists the parties to identify their needs and interests, and uses creative problem solving techniques to enable the parties to control the outcome and reach an agreement.  Contact John if you require his services to assist in resolving a dispute.


Family Group Conferencing (FGC) is a family focused strengths-based form of alternate dispute resolution that empowers family members and their supporters the opportunity to make decisions and develop plans relating to the safety, welfare, and wellbeing of their children. It explores all possible options that avert or minimise the need for intervention by government agencies and/or non-government organisations. It is a proven methodology of collaborative and participatory planning that results in the future care, protection and wellbeing of children and young persons.  John is a skilled FGC Facilitator and is contracted by both state government and non-government organisations. Contact John if your organisation would benefit from Family Group Conferencing.

Restorative Justice

Youth Justice Conferencing is a program based on restorative justice principles and practices.  John is an accredited conference convenor engaged by Youth Justice NSW under the Young Offenders Act 1997 to prepare and facilitate Youth Justice Conferences with young people who offend, victims of the offence, support people, Police, and others affected by the offence.

Conflict Management Coaching

Conflict Management Coaching is a structured process that help people on a one to one basis to understand, manage, and resolve conflict. It assists in developing their skills and knowledge to engage in and manage interpersonal conflict effectively.

John is trained in the CINERGY model of Conflict Management Coaching.   If you are looking at resolving a dispute, preventing an unnecessary one, or more generally wanting to managing conflict more effectively, get in touch with John.