Sally Drucker is a qualified mediator, facilitator and conflict coach specializing in individual, family and small business dispute resolution. Her goal is to provide her clients with a dignified, respectful and rational process of resolving disputes. Most disputes have an emotional component to them and Sally strives to provide an environment that takes this into consideration while motivating her clients to move beyond the emotion to a rational decision-making process. She has a breadth of experience which enhances her capabilities.
Elder and Estate Mediation
Working with families to resolve the many issues relating to decisions about care of our loved ones and plans for the future disposition of an estate requires a sensitivity to the emotional aspects of the situation, as well as the financial complexities. Her background in finance contributes to her understanding of family and business financial matters. She recognizes that many disputes are financial in nature and works with her clients to assure that they are well informed before making decisions. In addition, Sally facilitates communication during mediation respecting and acknowledging the emotions of each party and the family dynamics that inevitably are present. She has trained in Advanced Elder Mediation and continues studies in Estate Planning through the American Bar Association and The Association for Conflict Resolution's Section on Elder Decision Making and Conflict Resolution.
Family, Divorce and Custody Mediation
Sally understands the complexities of parenting plans and finances associated with a dissolution of a partnership. She works to assure that her clients create options that specifically address their individual circumstances. She strongly believes that mediation is a more dignified, effective and efficient process for resolving the many issues related to divorce. She has completed Advanced Divorce Mediation training at Northwestern University, School of Continuing Studies and Divorce Internship with Margaret Powers, Advanced Practitioner.
Sally has personal experience with family offices and community program development. Over several years, Sally facilitated
communication between students, parents, athletic coaches, school
administrators and governmental agencies to establish a rowing program at a local high school.
This facilitation between multiple parties requires evaluating the needs and interests of all concerned,
highlighting common interests, and motivating the parties to create a lasting program serving the whole community. She brings this experience to her facilitation practice. Sally has received accreditation by the Center for Right Relationship in Organization & Relationship Systems Coaching.
Sally believes that conflict resolution can not only solve a current conflict but can be a transformative opportunity for the parties involved. She offers her clients an opportunity to learn improved skills through assessing their behavior when in conflict with the intention of turning destructive behavior into constructive behavior. She brings conflict coaching to her practice to empower her clients. Sally is certified to administer a conflict assessment instrument known as the Conflict Dynamics Profile which highlights behavioral patterns and how those patterns can be reinforced or corrected, resulting in a more confident and willing approach to resolving conflicts.