About Karen

Karen Richards Training & Mediation LLC

Karen H. Richards has worked as a mediator and conflict resolution and communication trainer since 1993.

  • A Virginia certified general and family mediator (all levels), mentor, and trainer, Karen has trained nearly 2,000 people from across the country and the world in conflict resolution and communication skills. She also has provided more than 1,600 hours of mediation and facilitation services to hundreds of individuals, families, and organizations.
  • Karen is certified to administer the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), Steps 1® and 2® and has provided MBTI® assessments and training to state agencies, businesses, and organizations in Virginia. Recently, Karen was certified to administer the Pearman Personality Integrator.
  • She also serves as a Workplace Mediator for the Virginia Department of Human Resource Management Office of Equal Employment Dispute Resolution’s statewide workplace mediation program.