mediation center

Training - Mediation and Other Conflict Management Skills
Services - Mediation, Facilitation, and Conflict Consulting

"Mediation Center’s team of mediators, facilitators and consultants each bring more than twenty-five years of professional experience helping people solve problems and manage conflict."


Mediation Center is a recognized leader in conflict resolution training, offering mediation, arbitration, facilitation, and negotiation training, open to the public and tailored training for groups.


Aimee Gourlay and Mediation Center’s experienced team of consultants will help you move through difficult challenges using collaborative problem solving, mediation, and facilitation. 


Mediation Center offers a wide selection of resources, from parenting coordination to child custody evaluation.

who we are

Our team’s collaboration creates one of the most culturally and professionally rich pools of consultants, facilitators and mediators in the Midwest. We are drawn to work together to work with groups who want to build their internal capacity and make transformative, sustainable changes. Our specialty is to help groups engage in dialogue across worldviews, build consensus for a path forward, and manage agreements.

Our Principles for Working with Clients:

Consultative Partnerships
Participant Agreed Upon Outcomes
Tailored Interventions
All Perspectives Reflected
Collaborative Design Process

why we work together

Many organizations are experiencing a need for radical change. Organizations need to respond to racial inequity, connect while social distancing, plan during an economic downturn, adapt leadership, and find sustainable solutions. The impacts of disruption and radical change can easily lead to conflict, reluctance, fear and to simply feeling overwhelmed – all of which can challenge an organization’s ability to move forward in a unified way.

We know that this is hard yet necessary work. Our diverse team helps build comfort that all voices will be solicited, honored and understood. When inevitable challenges arise, we have the technical expertise on our team to help organizations face them with resourcefulness. Our team has experience in:

Nonprofit management and boards
Public Policy
Government Administration
Corporate Consulting
Conflict Resolution
Risk Management
Organizational Development
Environmental and other Regulatory Processes