Part II

Methods

CHAPTER 5

Some Peacemaking Tools for Dealing with Conflicted Divorce

So, how do we peacemakers react to new brain science information presented to us regarding conflict? There are some tools and philosophical underpinnings we can turn to for assistance. The range of these different tools is stunning. The range includes:

  • The Myers–Briggs test
  • Communications theory and practice—the Keirsey ­Temperament Test
  • The field of nonviolent communication (NVC)
  • The Yamas from Yoga philosophy
  • Relationship psychology
  • Indigenous approaches
  • Peacemaking experience to name a few to draw upon

A brief discussion of each of these tools is as follows.

Myers–Briggs Type Indicator

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a psychological profile test ...

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