Debra Dupree, Psy.D.

Relationships at Work, Inc.
San Diego, CA

Dr. Debra Dupree is a renowned mediator, speaker and trainer with nearly 30 years’ experience in the dispute resolution field.

As the former Director of Training for Mediation Training Institute (MTI), she designed and delivered training with MTI’s founder, Dr. Dan Dana, training lawyers, executives and human resource professionals throughout North America, Hong Kong and parts of Africa.

She achieved designation as an Advanced Practitioner in Workplace Mediation by the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR) and previously served as the national Co-Chair and Editor for the ACR Workplace Section. Leadership continued as she served on the ADR San Diego Board as its Secretary and President. Her most current leadership role is on the Board for the Professional Women’s Council at the University Club Atop Symphony Towers.

Trained as a CINERGY Conflict Coach under renowned Cinnie Noble, Attorney and Mediator, she actively applied her acquired skills to mentorship programs including the Department of Navy’s Leadership development and ADR programs for the last 20 years.

She has extensive experience in mediating Family and Workplace Issues, specializing in high conflict relationships and the interactive process for medical conditions in the workplace.

Dr. Dupree also actively gives back by teaching others with a combined 15 years’ experience serving on the faculty at California Western School of Law in dispute resolution, National University’s Certificate in Conflict Resolution program, and Ryokan College in advanced psychology and the neuroscience of behavior. She is a regular speaker at professional conferences sharing the psychology behind human behavior in conflict.


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Upcoming Sessions

Course TitleLocationDatesFormatStatusView
Virtual Employment Mediation (Recorded Presentation)-Recorded WebinarOPEN  
Multi-Party, Multi-Faceted Dispute Resolution: The Online Experience-02/01/2021 - 02/20/2021ClassroomCLOSED  
Advanced Mediation and Impasse Strategies in the Digital World-03/25/2021 - 03/27/2021ClassroomCLOSED  
Beyond Zoom: Technology and Psychology for Tomorrow's Digital Mediator-05/19/2021WebinarCLOSED