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mrjd aged 34
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Logical , Empathic , Happy

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Male , 34

My background is in IT but I gave that up many years ago as I realised I am people person, not working with people just wasn't for me.
For the last 6 years I have worked in Higher Education and Student Support with experience in counselling (not qualified) students, mediating (qualified) conflicts and just generally being a go to person for students.

Life experiences

Higher Education

I have been working in HE for over 8 years in a number of roles - support and academic - and I have gained a wide array of experience that I would like to share


I am a qualified mediator and deal with conflicts on a daily basis, whether it be roommates, partners, work colleagues etc... Conflict with those around can be daunting and it is very easy to either bury your head in the sand and hope it goes away or go for all out war and try and defeat your opposition. Mediation is about finding a solution, not always the one you want, not always perfect but one that works, one that is truly viable. So if you are in conflict with others I can hopefully help.

Why mentor on horsesmouth?

I enjoy helping people, it gives me a kick when I know I have made a difference for someone. I have also gained a lot of experience of a number of issues over the last few years and I would like to share it, but I'm also still learning and I see mentoring as another way of learning about people and myself.

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