About Bill Eddy

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BILL EDDY IS A LAWYER, THERAPIST, MEDIATOR AND THE PRESIDENT OF HIGH CONFLICT INSTITUTE. HE DEVELOPED THE "HIGH CONFLICT PERSONALITY" THEORY (HCP THEORY) AND HAS BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL EXPERT ON MANAGING DISPUTES INVOLVING HIGH CONFLICT PERSONALITIES AND PERSONALITY DISORDERS.

He provides training on this subject to lawyers, judges, mediators, managers, human resource professionals, businesspersons, healthcare administrators, college administrators, homeowners’ association managers, ombudspersons, law enforcement, therapists and others. He has been a speaker and trainer in over 25 states, several provinces in Canada, Australia, France and Sweden.

As an attorney, Bill is a Certified Family Law Specialist in California and the Senior Family Mediator at the National Conflict Resolution Center in San Diego. Prior to becoming an attorney in 1992, he was a Licensed Clinical Social worker with twelve years’ experience providing therapy to children, adults, couples and families in psychiatric hospitals and outpatient clinics.

He has taught at or is part-time faculty:

  • University of San Diego School of Law

  • Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law

  • Newcastle Law School—University of Newcastle

  • Monash University

  • National Judicial College

He is also the developer of the New Ways series:

  • New Ways for Families, a method of managing potentially high conflict families in and out of family court

  • New Ways for Work, a method for managing potentially high conflict employees

  • New Ways for Life, a method for helping adolescents/teens learn new skills

He is the author or co-author of several articles and books, including:

  • It’s All Your Fault

  • 5 Types of People Who Can Ruin Your Life

  • It’s All Your Fault at Work

  • Dating Radar

  • High Conflict People in Legal Disputes

  • The Future of Family Court

  • Managing High-Conflict People in Court

  • BIFF

  • Splitting

  • Trump Bubbles

  • Splitting America

  • So, What’s Your Proposal

  • Don’t Alienate the Kids

His website is: www.highconflictinstitute.com