Northern Virginia Mediation Service...

... (NVMS) is non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides the entire community with accessible, affordable, and appropriate conflict resolution and education services. We help people find collaborative approaches to achieve acceptable and enduring outcomes.

Our Programs



Regional Mediator Certifications and Professional Certificate Programs

NVMS offers a variety of quality, intensive practice-based workshops in collaborative practices and conflict resolution. Attendees will learn how to improve communication, relationships, collaboration, leadership, and workplace performance among their colleagues and clients



Divorce, Intra Family Issues, Elder Care Decision-Making, Workplace Issues, Community Issues

Mediation is a confidential process in which an impartial third party (mediator) facilitates dialogue and decision-making in a safe and cooperative setting.



Of meetings, dialogues, community forums

A facilitator provides guidance for a productive meeting, allowing the group to exchange ideas and information, and constructively engage in problem-solving and decision-making. 


Restorative Justice

Repairing harm and restoring relationships when members of the community impair each other's interests

Restorative Justice is a process in which a professional facilitator assists all those affected by a harm to identify what happened, acknowledge its effects, take appropriate responsibility, and seek to make it right, as much as is possible.


Conflict Coaching

For individuals, managers, professionals

Experienced coaches assist clients in identifying goals and implementing strategies to achieve desirable outcomes through conflict management techniques.