What Brings You Here?
Looking for the best way to settle differences? Frustrated, frightened or stuck in disagreement? Is conflict sucking the joy out of your life? Been to expensive "experts" who didn't help or didn't understand what is really going on? Need someone who really understands how to make peace? Is hostility continuing even though you've gotten costly advice? Want help from someone who is savvy and educated in both the legal and psychological aspects of your situation? Is it time to feel empowered instead of out of control?
"You've changed our lives. And I really appreciate it! Really. More than I can say. I had no idea that could happen." - - T.O.
"My life is a lot happier now. You've helped me a shit load!" - - C.N.
"It is always a pleasure to see you. I always leave your office feeling thoughtful, grateful and good." - - A.N.
Construction, building or development project problems? Real estate deal gone bad? Partnership stuck in a fight? Landlord - tenant dispute? Land use conflict? Want someone with hands-on experience in the construction trades and real estate deals, as well as high quality legal and psychology training and experience, to help you work it out? Wish your mediator or arbitrator had built and remodeled his own houses with his own hands?
"A thousand thanks for the life and hope giving conversation yesterday. ... It is not often that I am moved by someone, and moved powerfully and positively. I appreciate so much your energy and the generosity of giving yourself into the world with both hands open, knowing this stance is where real courage and strength abide." - - L.K.
"You speak to the reality of life and how to avoid the pitfalls of life today." - - C.N.
"As always, when I come in here, I come in with unconnected dots and I leave with helpful connections, and I leave with a good game plan. You help me a lot. I always leave with better understanding. I always leave with clarity and useful work to do. You're a really smart guy." - - C.N.
Do your children need their parents to get along? Is a custody evaluation looming? Are you a lawyer looking for a fresh approach to ADR and new ways to satisfy your clients? Is conflict threatening to become a lawsuit, with your children or business the sure losers? Has a lawsuit gotten out of hand, with legal fees mounting and no end in sight?
"The meeting went very well. Your coaching really helped me a lot. It would have been a disaster without you. Thank you soooo much!" - - T.S.
Are you looking for counseling that makes real and lasting changes? Do you want more than expensive hand-holding from your therapist? Ready to work with a counselor who can sensitively uncover what matters?
What We Do - Dispute Resolution
Creative Conflict Resolutions, LLC provides sensitive and effective dispute resolution for all types of conflicts throughout the Western United States. We specialize in ending conflicts that have persisted despite prior attempts at peace. We help solve any problem between people. Whether your dispute involves Family (divorce and post-divorce), Real Estate, Construction, Contractor/Owner, or Business (including partner and investor relations) issues, we can help end it. We facilitate communication and decision-making in a wide variety of relationships. We tailor our style to meet your individual needs, providing Mediation, Arbitration, Mediation/Arbitration, as well as Counseling and Consulting for Business and Personal matters. We create Satisfying Settlements that Last™ and that everyone can live with.
"Thanks so much for your help in this situation! It was so much more productive than I ever imagined it could be ... even the dinner went well afterward. I thought your placement of him was also skillful - kind of tucked back from me and close to you ... very nice. I think this first step at bringing cooperation back among us will have far reaching and positive effects for the kids, and all of us ... Thanks again and warm regards." - - L. C.
Steven provides Mediation, Arbitration, Decision-Making and Parent Coordinating for divorced parents. He also provides Parental Responsibility Evaluations and Child and Family Investigations, and he consults with parents and attorneys involved in those matters.
"We got most of it settled between us. A total miracle! What we couldn't agree on, you arbitrated fairly and without lot of fuss. Thank you. Our kids see us talking now instead of snarling." -- R.C.
What We Do - Counseling and Consulting
Steven provides counseling and psychotherapy to other therapists, adults, children, couples and families who want help with life's problems. He specializes in providing therapy for other therapists and in working with people who have had unsatisfying experiences in prior therapy. Steven also counsels business leaders who want the most from their human resources and careers, and he evaluates families for custody disputes and other court matters.