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Classes & Workshops

Some classes are offered both in person and via live streaming.  Please register for only one option.

Couples Weekend Workshop - Communicating with Compassion (Portland, OR)

You value your relationship and want it to last. You want to build a strong foundation of mindfulness, compassion, and clear communication.  In this weekend workshop you will build this foundation with your partner while addressing key parts of relationship like expressing and receiving appreciation, repairing disconnect and hurt, creating clear agreements & boundaries, and managing reactivity.
Friday 7pm – 9pm, Saturday 9:30am - 5:30pm, Sunday 9:30am - 1:30pm, September 15-17, 2017
$450.00 per couple   Register Online   Read more

Small Mentoring Group Series (Portland, OR)

This course is for anyone who has taken a class series or weekend workshop with me and would like to refine your skills and make Compassionate Communication a natural part of life.  This will be a small group of six to seven participants.  This series will be a combination of skills practice and deeper work that will allow you access your skills in the most challenging moments.
Thursdays, 7pm - 9pm, for eight sessions beginning August 31 - October 19, 2017
$360.00   Read more

Expressing the Bodhisattva Vow through Skillful Relating: An Introduction to Compassionate Communication

This introductory series will focus on learning the consciousness and skills of Compassionate Communication and explore how that relates to and interacts with Buddhist practice.
Thursdays, 4pm - 6pm, for eight sessions beginning August 31 - October 19, 2017
$375.00   Read more

Practicing with Reactivity (Portland, OR)

You value conscious compassionate relationships yet find yourself getting caught in your own reactive patterns and those of others. You want freedom and healing around past pain that comes up and gets projected onto the present.  You would like to unhook yourself and stand up for for what you value and need.  You have experience with mindfulness practice and Compassionate Communication (NVC) and are ready for a new level of challenge.  Here's a little about how I approach reactivity:
7pm - 9pm, eight consecutive Tuesdays beginning September 12, 2017
$250.00   Register Online   Read more

Boundaries & Compassionate Communication (Portland, OR)

Setting boundaries isn't just about what you want to keep out.  It's about seeing a situation clearly and learning to decide what's truly nourishing for you in a particular context and being able to negotiate with others about that.  This workshop is for anyone who would like to like to learn to use the skills of compassionate communication to set boundaries.

9:30am - 5:30pm, Saturday, September 23, 2017
$80.00   Register Online   Read more

Two Hour Introductory Workshop for Couples (Portland, OR)

Learn communication skills to get through stuck arguments and build more trust and intimacy.  To get a sense of what I offer check out my you tube channel here:

Saturday, 10am - 12pm, October 14, 2017
$30.00 per couple   Register Online   Read more

Compassion for Yourself: A One Day Workshop in Self-Empathy (Portland, OR)

You take a moment to check in with yourself and you are met with a chorus of conflicting voices.  How do you navigate this inner landscape and find your way to a sense of peace and clarity?  In this series you will learn a concrete framework and set of skills to meet your experience in a way that opens the door to compassion and wise discernment. For a preview check out my you tube videos: 

9:30am - 5:30pm, December 16, 2017
$80.00   Register Online   Read more