Mieke Brandon, BA, MSc(App) is a registered FDRP and accredited under the NMAS. She practices as a mediator, trainer, and supervisor since 1993. She has published extensively and has presented papers and workshops at conferences in Australia and overseas. She is the co-author of Mediating with Families (3rd ed. Thomson Reuters 2012) the text for FDRPs. Mieke teaches, and coaches regularly at a range of universities and is an NMAS assessor. She is a Senior Teaching and Research Member of the Dispute Resolution Centre, Bond University, a Director member of the Board of LEADR/IAMA and an Advanced Practitioner member of ACR (USA).