J. (Jacqueline) O'Brien

 J. (Jacqueline) O'Brien
J. (Jacqueline) O'Brien
Copyright © PAX Accredited Mediators 2015 Jacqueline O’Brien Jacqui is committed to assisting people in dispute through mediation and her main objective is to manage conflict and minimize the damage resulting therefrom. Her goal is to help people restructure their relationships - not dissolve them, whether it be in the home or in the workplace. She is an accredited court-annexed mediator and specializes in divorce mediation, workplace mediation and commercial & financial disputes. She served for 12 years on the Executive Committee of the South African Association of Mediators (SAAM). As a PSETA accredited trainer she has trained many attorneys, psychologists and social workers who are now active mediators.By profession Jacqui is a qualified accountant and she has worked in this field for many years. She also has a degree in Counselling Psychology. She has worked as a volunteer counselor and mediator at the Family Live Centre Johannesburg since 2003. This pro-bono work, whilst giving her a wealth of experience, has also allowed her to give back to the community.She has been a mediator in private practice since 2006 and is the owner of PAX Accredited Mediators. She has a well earned reputation for offering an effective, professional and personal service. Her accounting background has proven indispensable as divorces, maintenance matters and many other disputes often have a financial aspect. Her studies in psychology assist her in her day-to-day work with adults and children and give her the necessary insight in relationship dynamics and people’s emotional needs. In addition, Jacqui has access to a network of trusted professionals and specialists: fellow accredited mediators, psychologists, therapists and mediation-sensitive attorneys who she works with and refers to. Mediation is a fairly new concept in South Africa, but with the start in 2014 of the Court-Annexed Mediation project by the Department of Justice & Constitutional Development, it has now become the preferred method of dispute resolution in divorce, family and civil matters. Assisting angry people to negotiate win-win situations has been quite a challenge, but the results have been inspiring.

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Jacqueline O'Brien - PAX Mediation Benmore Road, Sandton, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng, 2196, South Africa


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Certification (sub scope) Mediator - divorce mediator (family mediator) ADR.MEDIATOR - DIVORCE MEDIATOR (FAMILY MEDIATOR).CERTIFICATION (SUB SCOPE).J. (JACQUELINE)-O'BRIEN.2017-08-01.LYEFYH 2025-02-01
Certification (full) Mediator ADR.MEDIATOR.CERTIFICATION (FULL).J. (JACQUELINE)-O'BRIEN.2017-03-01.2N0W6T 2025-01-01

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