To help you:

  • Build consensus
  • Reach common ground
  • Resolve conflicts, grievances or complaints
  • Improve communication
  • Make interpersonal relations more harmonious
  • Resolve disputes without resorting to litigation


My name is Alain Paulin, Chartered Mediator and founder of Sphera Facilitation Inc. I help individuals to overcome their differences, improve communication and strengthen relationships through mediation, facilitation and training.

A mediator since 2005, I build on 30 years of experience in communication, labour relations and conflict resolution. I provide services to:

  • Governmental organizations (municipal, provincial and federal)
  • Educational Institutions
  • Non-governmental organizations and community groups
  • Businesses


To date, I have mediated and facilitated over 150 processes and delivered over 100 training sessions, in English and French, in Canada and abroad.



A non-litigious approach to resolve conflict, grievances and complaints (harassment, human rights, etc.) with an impartial third party


  • Facilitation of meetings
  • Community circles
  • Strategic planning
  • Transformational team building
  • Participative workplace assessments

Training and Workshops with a focus on:

  • Communication
  • Conflict resolution
  • Respectful workplace
  • Facilitation
  • Mediation
  • Mindfulness in conflict resolution


Holistic, participative and non-judgmental processes aimed at reaching mutual understanding

Basic Principles

  • Participation is voluntary
  • Participants decide the outcome


  • Interest-based mediation (needs oriented)
  • Transformational model (transformation of perceptions)
  • Traditional method (circle process)
  • Mindfulness (conscious breathing)


  • As determined by the clients

“I did this process to resolve conflict in the office, which was creating an unhealthy environment at work and home. During the process we learned nuances about each other that have helped us to create a new understanding and respect for each other. The session has also helped me personally in my managerial role as well as my personal life”.

– S.G.

Sphera: a derivative from the latin spherae, meaning “sphere”, the ultimate symbol of unity and infinity.



Tel: 506-440-2468
New-Brunswick, Canada