Karen Harold

The Conflict Coach & Traveling Trainer

Karen Harold is a private mediator, professional facilitator, and the founder of Conflict Coaching Company. Known as “The Conflict Coach”, Karen specializes in resolving high conflict personal and professional dispute resolution and conflict resolution coaching. She specializes in working with high conflict co-parenting, facilitates family law and workplace mediation, domestic violence prevention education, and conflict communication coaching with couples and families.

As a professional, she has worked in the violence prevention, survivor advocacy, and peace building field for over 20 years.   She received her basic POST certification from a regional law enforcement academy and workplace mediation training from Mediation Training Institute International.  In her youth she has also worked as a crisis counselor for SAVE, became a California police officer, is a current adjunct instructor for California State University Sacramento – College of Continuing Education, and works as a personal and professional coach, consultant, and trainer devoted to ending workplace and family violence.

Due to her straight-forward and caring method of coaching and law enforcement background, Karen receives referrals from top family law attorneys to facilitate constructive communication with conflicted couples.  She also works privately with Domestic Violence Aggressors to educate and create boundaries to transform anger processing and behavior.

Karen coaches individuals, educates corporations on conflict resolution and workplace violence, trains law enforcement agencies, and consults with non-profit organizations to assist in providing turnkey educational solutions, Domestic Violence awareness and response strategies, and conflict resolution initiatives with the intended result of more enhanced personal living and establishment of efficient and cooperative workplaces.

She has received top mentoring, training, and education for divorce, workplace, and business mediation.  She facilitates divorce & workplace mediation, facilitates corporate training and Employee Assistance Program workshops, provides conflict coaching for individuals, couples and families (intact or separating), and provides parent education and refers related services to parties who are Pro Se/Pro Per litigants.

Her professional qualifications include certification for mediation as well as memberships with the American Bar Association, National Anger Management Association, American Counseling Association, and registration with the California State Bar.

In March 2015, Karen celebrated 20 years in practice.   Conflict Coaching Company (C3) has training consultants across the United States to offer turnkey educational solutions and coaching services.

Karen’s latest book, Conflict Incorporated: 5 Leadership Strategies to Resolve Common Workplace Problems will debut July 2016.