About Mary Rafferty
Mary is an accredited Practitioner Mediator and Certified Conflict Coach in private practice since 2006. She has extensive experience in the field of workplace mediation and has trained and coached in conflict-related areas in a wide range of organisations and workplaces. Mary also holds certification with the International Mediation Institute and lectures on the Workplace Mediation Module, M.A. in Dispute Resolution at Independent Colleges, Dublin. Mary is certified in the CINERGY™ Conflict Management Coaching Model and a member of the international team of Approved CINERGY™ trainers. She has delivered the signature 4-day Conflict Management Coaching Programme both in Ireland and abroad.
Mary is a Director of the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland. As Chairperson of the M.I.I. Conference Committee she has played a leading role in organising the annual M.I.I. national mediation conferences since 2008. Mary is also a member of the M.I.I. Ethics and Standards Committee and a member of the Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Ireland. She is a member of the Cavan community mediation service which provides a volunteer family and community mediation service.
Mary holds an Honours Degree in Education, a Masters Degree with Distinction in Social Science and has attended a wide variety of specialised trainings in the field of conflict resolution.