This one-day workshop focuses specifically on practices that enhance our capacity for self-compassion - which is foundational to our ability to be of true service in the world.
We all know that at the core of our ability to bring compassion to others, those closest to us as well as those suffering around the globe, we must embrace our ability to be compassionate with ourselves. And yet that seems to be one thing so many of us have the greatest difficulty with.
Join us for a session focused on honing the jewel that exists at the heart of our being.
Our 2-day basic Compassionate Listening Workshop, Healing the World from the Inside Out, is not a pre-requisite for this workshop.
Andrea Cohen works with public, private and not-for-profit organizations to integrate Compassionate Listening fundamentals into the workplace and communities in conflict. She directed the Compassionate Listening film Children of Abraham, co-directed the Jewish German Reconciliation Project, and is author of Practicing the Art of Compassionate Listening, a practical guidebook that helps people utilize compassionate listening skills in the heat of daily life challenges.
Susan Partnow is co-founder of Seattle Restorative Justice, Conversation Cafes, Let’s Talk America and Global Citizen Journey. She is a former teacher and speech pathologist, author of Everyday Speaking for All Occasions, certified mediator and an organizational development consultant/trainer for over 25 years, with an M.A. from Northwestern University.
Cost: Total cost for the workshop is $90 - $175. You'll be able to choose what you pay within this range at the end of the workshop. Those able and willing to contribute at the higher end help support our ability to provide partial scholarships for those who are in need.
Pre-registration is required: $50. Your pre-registration fee goes toward the total workshop fee. The remainder of the fee is due at the end of the workshop. We're unable to accept any credit cards at the workshop.
If you do not receive your Paypal receipt, there was probably a problem with your registration. Please call us if this happens. Do not assume that you are registered. If you elect to pre-register by check, you will receive confirmation as soon as check is received. For information about pre-registering by check, contact Andrea at email@example.com or 206.523.6018.
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel with more than two weeks notice, we can apply $30 toward registration for a future workshop. With less than two weeks notice, we can apply $50 toward a future workshop. There are no refunds.
Within two weeks of the workshop we will send an email with final details and directions.
We have limited ability to offer partial scholarships. If you'd like to know more about this workshop or partial scholarships, contact Andrea at (206) 523-6018 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing education credits for teachers may be available for this workshop.
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Andrea Cohen and Susan Partnow
Andrea Cohen and Susan Partnow have both been involved with The Compassionate Listening Project since it was founded by Leah Green in the 1990's. Both were previously involved with the Mideast Citizen Diplomacy Project, which preceded The Compassionate Listening Project. They have been teaching collaborators for many years and have consistently received superb feedback from participants.