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Workshops can be attended for just one single meeting, or can be repeated.

Workshops are offered on a variety of topics including:

Understanding and Managing Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
(for sufferers and family members)

This workshop provides an:
Educational Segment

  • Defining obsessive thinking and compulsive behavior,
  • Distinguishing it from "healthy worry", healthy, soothing distractions and other things
  • The most recent understanding of biological reasons these symptoms may develop
  • The most recent understanding of psychological reasons these symptoms may develop
  • Why obsessions and compulsive behaviors can be so repetitive and persistent
  • Overview of updated treatment techniques
  Group Processing Segment
Participants can interact with each other to process what its like to live with OCD as a sufferer or as a support person. Specific discussion topics are provided and facilitated.

Summary Segment
Bringing together updates and insights arising from the educational and group discussions, summarizing, supporting and motivating discussions.

Cultivating Wise Intuition
(for young adults, or teens getting ready to move on to college)

This workshop includes an:
Educational segment

  • Describing the transformation from shyness to confidence, wisdom and insight
  • Discussion and strategies for how to navigate around "road blocks", including body concerns, worries, self esteem issues, indecisiveness and others

Group Processing Segment
Participants can interact with each other to discuss what aspects of this transformation have been like so far. Discussion topics are provided and facilitated.

Summary Segment
Participants have the opportunity to discuss their thoughts and observations from the workshop.

Relationship Building Workshop
(for committed couples or new couples)

This workshop includes an:
Educational Segment, outlining updated information on

  • Developmental stages of relationships
  • Useful techniques for resolving conflict
  • Repairing rifts
  • Enriching and deepening your connection

Group Processing Segment
Participants can interact with each other in small groups or couples to try out specific exercises from the educational segment.

Summary Segment
Participants have the opportunity, if desired, to comment on what they have heard or practiced in the workshop.

Other workshop topics will be added. Workshop dates, locations, ansd prices will be updated beginning with the January 2009 schedule. Please check back here at this website or send an email to me for updates or questions.