Fredrike Bannink

Fredrike Bannink
Fredrike Bannink has worked as a mediator since 1998. She received a Masters in Dispute Resolution from the University of Amsterdam and became an NMI-certified mediator from the Dutch Mediation Institute; additionally, she serves as a mediator for the Amsterdam District Court. She is the co-founder and past-chair of the Foundation for Professional Neighbor Mediation Amsterdam (SPBA). She has authored many books and articles on mediation, leadership, and psychology. Bannink is also a personal coach for managers as well as a trainer in the field of psychotherapy, education, coaching, leadership and mediation/conflict management since 1980.

Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Solution Focused Brief Therapy with Persons with Intellectual Disabilities The authors discuss how this relatively new form of therapy in an adapted form can be made suitable for clients with ID. The assumptions of this therapeutic approach, the types of problems and...

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Visitor, Complainant, Customer

Visitor, Complainant, Customer: Motivating Clients To Change In Mediation This article is derived from Fredrike P. Bannink’s book Handbook of Solution Focused Conflict Management (2010), Cambridge MA: Hogrefe Publishing. It would be nice if both clients and...

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Solution Focused Mediation

This article is derived from Fredrike P. Bannink’s book Handbook of Solution Focused Conflict Management (2010), Cambridge MA: Hogrefe Publishing. “Winning will depend on not wanting other people to lose” ~ R. Wright. Nonzero. History, Evolution and...

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Supermediators

This article is derived from Fredrike P. Bannink’s book Handbook of Solution Focused Conflict Management (2010), Cambridge MA: Hogrefe Publishing. It is obvious that not all mediators are equally successful. As some lawyers have better results, some artists...

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Building Positive Emotions In Mediation

This article is derived from Fredrike P. Bannink’s book Handbook of Solution Focused Conflict Management (2010), Cambridge MA: Hogrefe Publishing.Little attention has so far been paid to theories of positive emotions in psychology and mediation.  This may well...

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Successful Scaling In Mediation

This article is derived from Fredrike P. Bannink’s book Handbook of Solution Focused Conflict Management (2010), Cambridge MA: Hogrefe Publishing. By means of so called “scaling questions,” mediators can help their clients to express complex,...

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Changing Conflict Stories

This article is derived from Fredrike P. Bannink.’s book Handbook of Solution Focused Conflict Management (2010), Cambridge MA: Hogrefe Publishing. There are four types of “conflict stories” that can be changed to “solution stories.”...

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