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Fiona McAuslan holds a master’s in Mediation and Conflict Resolution Studies from University College Dublin. She is an experienced mediator and conflict coach with many years’ experience working with family, workplace and school conflicts. She works in the Irish Family Mediation Service and Clanwilliam Institute and is an accredited practitioner mediator with the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland. Fiona has published The S.A.L.T. Programme: A Conflict Resolution Education Programme for Primary Schools. She lives in North County Dublin with her husband Michael, and her children Sarah and Ben.

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Peter Nicholson is a communications specialist and has built a very successful marketing and visual communications business, over the last fifteen years. Peter and Fiona met whilst working on the S.A.L.T. programme and they have continued to work together on many other projects. He is married to Karen, and they have two children, Patrick and Ailish.
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Over the last number of years, Fiona and Peter have published a number of self-help books for children in the Resolving Books series. These books cover many subjects such as bullying, anger, sibling rivalry, bereavement and separation. For more information on the Resolving Books, visit

The illustrations in this book where created by Kelly Sheridan, who worked with Fiona and Peter on a number of other projects in the past.

You can buy the book by clicking the button below or at all good book stores.


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“A commonsense, practical guide which at the same time is full of compassion and understanding for everyone affected.”

Freda McKittrick, head of Guardian ad Litem Service, Barnardos

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