Video Replay of Pauline Tesler:  From Shallow Peach to Deep Resolution
(Originally presented at the 2006 CLI Annual Conference 1/7/2007)

Pauline Tesler is the second best known speaker/trainer on collaborative practice second only to our own Stu Webb.  She is cofounder of the IACP.  She is the author of Collaborative Law:  Achieving Effective Resolution in Divorce without Litigation (2001) and Collaborative Divorce:  The Revolutionary New Way to Restructure Your Family, Resolve Legal Issues, and Move on with Your Life (with Peggy Thompson) (2006).  Pauline presented at the 2006 CLI Annual Meeting in January 2007.  Her presentation “From Shallow Peace to Deep Resolution:  Learning from Our Clients and Each Other” describes how the collaborative process can have a profound impact on our clients and how “value-based” advocacy can lead to deep resolution.  Pauline’s presentation will have a profound impact on you too.  3.00 hours.


  • The client’s subjective experience of divorce and recovery
  • The legal divorce/The conventional advocate’s legal matrix Perspective
  • The MHP’s perspective
  • A better alternative
  • The need for integrated team services
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Working with the law in Collaborative Practice
  • “In the box” advocacy
  • Value-based advocacy
  • The “Shadow of the Law” and the disqualification agreement
  • The collaborative conflict resolution spectrum and the “shadow of the law”