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Adriana Scott
Adriana Scott

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Adriana Scott

With years of experience in conflict resolution, my vision has been to create a platform where individuals, communities, and organizations can find effective solutions to their conflicts.

My Background

My background is steeped in the fields of mediation, somatic trauma therapy and community engagement. I hold a Master’s degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies.

With a lifelong commitment to cultivate a culture where conflict is no longer seen as a hindrance to progress, but rather an opportunity for positive social change. I strive to empower people of color to embrace conflict, difference and  the healing of trauma as a means of sustaining interpersonal relationships.

I’ve worked in various domains including organizational mediation, community disputes, family conflicts, landlord-tenant mediation, restorative justice programs, coaching and training. My diverse experience has shaped my approach, combining empathy, dialogue, and trauma-based support to create tailored solutions.

My Approach & Philosophy

My approach to conflict resolution is founded on empathy, dialogue, and a profound understanding of human relationships. By addressing the underlying issues and emotions that fuel disputes, I guide all parties towards a lasting resolution that respects individual needs and values. My philosophy is succinctly captured in the belief that “Conflict is not a barrier, but a gateway to understanding and growth.” Rather than seeing disputes as obstacles, I view them as opportunities to strengthen relationships, build bridges, and promote personal & communal growth.

Education

Masters Degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University

Areas Of Practice

  • Adult Family
  • Business
  • Civil (general)
  • Cross Cultural
  • Family
  • General
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • LGBTQ
  • Marital Mediation
  • Neighbor to Neighbor
  • Non Profits
  • Online Civil
  • Online Mediation
  • Online Workplace
  • Organizational
  • Parent-Teen
  • Small Claims
  • Workplace

Additional Services

  • Conflict Coach
  • Facilitator
  • Mediation Consultant

Liability Insurance

  • Yes

ADR Training

  • SEEDS Mediation Training - 2021
  • CMS Divorce Mediation Training - 2013
  • County Mediation Training - 2007
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