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Paul’s New Book ‘Psychology Of Conflict’

– In Radio And Articles


Publicity surrounding the publication of Paul’s new book on the Psychology of Conflict has lead to his being asked to write several articles on the topic and to be interviewed on the radio.   Word is spreading about the benefits of mediation and the importance of understanding psychology in conflict.   Read all about it below.


Paul was interviewed by Thomson Reuters on 6th April and the interview was posted online. It was picked up in the Daily Mail on Thursday 7th April, ahead of The Tutu Peace Summit Conference on Saturday 9th April at Regent’s University London. The link to the article is at:


The original Reuters interview is at:


It was also published on


Paul recently had an article published in the Guardian/Observer about why we feel pain when we are verbally attacked, and why we react the way we do in conflict. Read it here:


As a result of that article, Newstalk Radio in Dublin interviewed him about the psychology of conflict, listen to the interview here:


Paul’s new book is also officially launching on 9th April.  If you would like to attend do email him –




















‘A very readable description of the art of mediation by an acknowledged master in the field.’

Sir Henry Brooke, former Vice President of the Court of Appeal


‘This book is a breath of fresh air. It is a simple and convincing account of those basic human frailties – the need for self-esteem, the need for control – that can cause and exacerbate conflict; and it is a useful manual for all those mediators called on to unravel the knot, not by mere logic, but by an understanding of how people really work.’

Boris Johnson


‘Each chapter of this book reveals some pearl of wisdom synthesized from the author’s wide experience of law and psychotherapy, wisdom which will help you understand how the dispute developed but also, and more importantly, how best to resolve it.’

Sir Alan Ward, Chair of the Civil Mediation Council


The Psychology of Conflict is a timely new contribution on the unique benefits of applying existential philosophy to the psychology of conflict, particularly as seen in mediation. In this practical guide, with a foreword by Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Paul Randolph demonstrates how a deeper knowledge and better understanding of the psychological

processes of parties in conflict can benefit all those involved in dispute resolution. As Randolph argues, psychology is seen as an increasingly vital tool for resolving conflicts, in politics, peace negotiations, divorce, employment, and in the commercial sector.


Saturday 9th April, 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Regent’s University London, Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4NS

Email to secure your place.