Susan Gorey

Psychotherapy and Conflict Resolution

Poems

Mediation. Compassion. Deep understanding.

Mediation is a less adversarial approach to conflict resolution—and is particularly relevant in matters where there is reason to preserve relationships. From 2004 to 2006, Susan mediated child welfare matters for the Utah State Courts. In that capacity, she facilitated conversations and negotiations between the Utah Division of Child and Family Services and parents alleged […]

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The Wild Edge of Sorrow

We can experience grief when we lose a loved one, suffer the loss of a relationship or even of a dream. “I’m not sure how or when I began my apprenticeship with sorrow. I do know that it was my gateway back into the breathing and animate world. It was through the dark waters of grief […]

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Poem

When loneliness comes stalking, go into the fields, consider the orderliness of the world. Notice something you have never noticed before,   like the tambourine sound of the snow-cricket whose pale green body is no longer than your thumb.   Stare hard at the hummingbird, in the summer rain, shaking the water-sparks from its wings. […]

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