For over 40 years Michael has mediated family, workplace and organizational disputes.
He has designed and presented introductory and advanced mediation and conflict management courses, workshops and webinars in the US and internationally.
Having created one of the first graduate programs in conflict resolution in the US at Antioch University in 1992, he served in a similar role at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC.
Michael has authored The Practitioners Guide to Reflective Practice in Conflict Resolution (2019), co-authored The Making of a Mediator: Developing Artistry in Practice, (2000). He is the co-creator and co-editor of Living Together, Separating, Divorcing: Surviving During a Pandemic (2020) and Family Conflict During a Pandemic: Stories of Struggle and Hope (2021).
In Their Voices is a series of recorded conversations he created, www.thereflectivepractitioner.com/video-conversations.
Michael currently facilitates 9 monthly online reflective practice groups for mediators.