megan hunter is an expert on HIGH-CONFLICT DISPUTES and COMPLICATED RELATIONSHIPS, an author and speaker. focused on relationship and conflict revolution through print, digital and the spoken word. 

She is CEO and co-founder of the High Conflict Institute in San Diego, California with Bill Eddy, LCSW, Esq., who developed the high conflict personality theory. She is also founder/CEO of Unhooked Media in Scottsdale, Arizona, where she is publisher of High Conflict Institute Press and its imprint Unhooked Books.

Her focus is focused on relationship and conflict revolution through print, digital and the spoken word.

Megan is an educator/trainer of legal, mental health, business, leadership groups, universities and other professionals and has lectured across the United States, Canada, South Africa and Australia in the area of “complicated relationships” and “high-conflict” family, legal and business disputes. 

Canada, South Africa and Australia in the area of “complicated relationships” and “high-conflict” family, legal and business disputes. 

She has strong policy and judicial training experience during her tenure at the Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts, and five years’ service to the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners.

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Arizona State Bar ADR Section
Mediating High-Conflict Disputes: A Proposal-Focused Approach
Phoenix, Arizona, USA, May 2016

Law Society Australia
Understanding & Managing High-Conflict Personalities in Legal Practice
Adelaide, Canberra, Darwin, Australia, August 2015

Family Law Pathways Network
High Conflict Disputes & Complicated Relationships
Cairns, Alice Springs, Australia, August 2015

Queensland Secondary Principals Association
Explore the Possibilities of Successfully Managing Interactions with High-Conflict Personalities
Port Douglas, Australia, August 2015

North Dakota Supreme Court: Family Mediation Program
New Ways for Mediation
Bismarck, ND, October 2015

Michigan Association of Court Mediators
Client Engagement with High-Conflict Families
Traverse City, MI, October 2015

Cincinnati Bar Association – Domestic Relations Division
Keynote - Winning Techniques for Managing High-Conflict Personalities
Cincinnati, OH, April 2015

Maricopa County Bar Association
Managing High-Conflict Family Law Cases
Phoenix, Arizona, December 2014

United States Ombudsman Annual Conference
Understanding & Managing High-Conflict People
Lincoln, NE, October 2014

Queensland Residential Family Law Annual Conference
Masterclass:  Understanding & Managing High-Conflict Family Law Disputes
Plenary:  Shifting High-Conflict People from Blaming to Problem-Solving
Workshop: Parenting Coordination: An American Perspective
Brisbane, QLD, Australia, August 2014

Family Law Pathways Network – 6-city tour
New Ways for Mediation; Understanding & Managing High-Conflict Family Law Disputes
Mooloolaba, Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns, Mackay, Rockhampton, Australia, August 2014

Brisbane Law Society
Understanding & Managing High-Conflict Family Law Disputes
Brisbane, QLD, Australia, August 2014

Kitchell Corporation
Phoenix, AZ, June 2013

Kitchell Corporation
Phoenix, AZ, September 2013

Relationships Australia
Alice Springs, NWT, Australia, May 2013

Northern Territory Law Society
Darwin, NWT, Australia, May 2013

Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
San Diego, CA, April 2013

Relationships Australia – 7-city tour
Adelaide, Port Augusta, Mount Gambier, Hobart, Nowra, Brisbane, Darwin, Australia, August-September 2012

Maricopa County Association of Family Mediators
Phoenix, AZ, February 2012

Women in Leadership Development
Scottsdale, AZ, September 2011

Deacons of Des Moines
Conception Abbey, MO, August 2011

Australian Government, Family Pathways Western Australia 2011 Conference Keynote Speaker
Perth, Western Australia, May 2011

ACT & Region Family Pathways Network – University of Canberra
Canberra, ACT, Australia, May 2011

Family Pathways Western Australia
Geraldton and Bunbury, Western Australia, May 2011

Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University – Psychology of Conflict Class
Malibu, CA, November 2010  (substituting)

Association for Conflict Resolution – 2010 Annual Conference
Chicago, IL, September 2010

Washington Courts – Superior Court Judges’ Spring Conference
Cle Elum, WA, April 2010

Family Law Office – Legal Aid Alberta
Calgary, Alberta, March 2009

Elder Law Conference, Texas State Bar Association
Houston, TX, March 2009

Mount Royal College
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, December 2008

Iowa Child Support Recovery Unit, Office of the Attorney General
Des Moines, IA, October 2008

Domestic Relations Committee – Arizona State Legislature
Phoenix, AZ, September 2008

Minority Bar Annual Convention
Phoenix, AZ, March 2007

Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement, 30th Anniversary Conference
Washington, D.C., October 2005

Western International Child Support Conference
San Diego, CA, October 2005

International Association of Family & Conciliation Courts
Tucson, AZ, 2003

National Child Support Enforcement Association
New York, NY, 2000

Judicial Trainings, Presentations and Workshops—Arizona

State & Local Bar Conferences and Conventions—Arizona

Nebraska Child Support Enforcement Association