This article’s purpose is to redefine the setting of professional mediators so that it is seen in a context of modern society that has stress, distress and burnout as a well-known theme for professionals in human service areas. The redefinition of the professional mediator as someone in the midst of stressful situations is a perspective that warrants ways and means of avoiding burnout, or if burnout occurs, ways of transcending it.
"Redefining supervision from ‘the gaze’ to ‘supportive practice’,"
ADR Bulletin: Vol. 11
, Article 4.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/adr/vol11/iss5/4