Video Conferencing or Self-Paced Courses
Want the feel of an in-person course, but aren’t local? Check out our Video Conferencing or Self-Paced courses. The Video Conference attendees participate over Zoom Video Conferencing system, where they are able to see and interact with LaShelle, as well as other participants. Self-Paced attendees watch the video recording of the Video Conference session (participant questions can be heard through audio, but only LaShelle is on the video recording). Both Video Conference and Self-Paced attendees have access to an online discussion forum where they can answer a weekly discussion prompt related to that week’s session. Both also have access to getting paired with an “Empathy Buddy.” This is a unique opportunity to interact with folks from all over the world!
Empathic Listening - Eight Week Series Beginning July 26, 2019 (Video Conferencing Or Self-Paced)
This series will give you an opportunity to learn to listen from the heart. You will learn to connect to another's experience without losing yourself.
Practicing With Anger - Eight Week Series Beginning October 4, 2019 (Video Conferencing Or Self-Paced)
Whether it is anger in yourself or anger in others, knowing how to meet anger opens the door to patience and confidence. Anger is a valid feeling that serves a purpose. It helps bring attention to what matters, however, it is not helpful for then deciding what to do. Join us and learn how to allow anger to serve its purpose and then shift out of anger to take wise and compassionate action.
How to Create Intimate Conversations:
A Mini Course for Couples
Being heard is one of the most important and fulfilling aspects of relationships. It's frustrating when you want to share your heart with your partner and you can't connect. This course will offer three keys for listening that will help you and your partner hear each other in a connecting and satisfying way.
Mindful Compassionate Dialogue:
At At-Home Course for Couples
This 28 week course is for couples who are committed to cultivating a conscious, thriving relationship. Each week, you are asked to set aside 60-90 minutes for simple, yet powerful, experiential learning exercises with your partner. Whether you have been together many years, or are just starting out, this course can help you master relationship competencies that will serve you for a lifetime. Sign up for each Part as you go, or save by signing up for the entire course.
Part 1: Communication Basics for Couples
This introductory 7-week course is for couples who value authenticity, connection, self-responsibility, and mindfulness. Whether you have been together many years or are just starting out, this course can enrich and support your relationship.
Part 2: Self Empathy and Reactivity for Couples
Part 2 of this course builds upon the basics you learned in the introduction to Mindful Compassionate Dialogue and helps you gain understanding and skill at the next level of complexity. Part 2 is for couples who are ready learn skills in self empathy, and how to recognize and manage reactivity both individually and together.
Part 3: Thriving Together for Couples
Part 3 of this course asks you to make use of the skills you learned in Parts 1 and 2 to enter into complex relationship dynamics regarding needs based negotiation, setting life serving boundaries, and building thriving and resiliency.
Part 4: Core Relationship Dynamics for Couples
Part 4 of this course addresses some of the most difficult and subtle aspects of relationship: relationship repair, emotional security, and healthy differentiation. You will be relieved to find these competencies broken down into specific and doable skills that you can practice and refine long term.
Mindful Compassionate Dialogue: The Entire CoursE (Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4)
This 28-week course is for couples who are committed to cultivating a conscious, thriving relationship. Each week, you are asked to set aside 60-90 minutes for simple, yet powerful, experiential learning exercises with your partner. Whether you have been together many years, or are just starting out, this course can help you master relationship competencies that will serve you for a lifetime.
These are Video Conferencing Courses that were recorded. You will be able to hear the questions and comments of participants that who took the course live and see LaShelle on video.
Life Serving Boundaries - Eight Week Series (Pre-Recorded)
Learning to set boundaries with yourself and others helps you create a life that is balanced and nourishing. Learn what Life Serving Boundaries are from the framework of Mindful Compassionate Dialogue.
Self-Empathy: Living from a Kind and Centered Place in Yourself - eight Week Series (Pre-Recorded)
You might find it easier to be more compassionate with others than with yourself. You can even name other's needs before identifying your own. You would like to make peace with your inner critics and be able consider your own needs as much as do those of others. This course is for anyone who would like to live from a centered and confident place.
Transforming Reactivity I - Eight Week Series (Pre-Recorded)
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 as well as be present for others. This course is for individuals.
Attachment Theory & Relationship Skills - Eight Week Series (Pre-Recorded)
This series will help you understand how the psychological system of attachment impacts your relationships and how you can take action to cultivate relationship skills that build emotional security in personal relationships.
Bringing Light to Shame - Eight Week Series (Pre-Recorded)
You know shame sometimes lurks around in the dark corners of your consciousness and you are ready to shine a light there. You recognize that shame can also happen in the smallest of moments. It might be a moment that you don't stand up for yourself or make your needs less important. You are ready to take a look at what triggers shame and connect to the vulnerable feelings and needs underneath. In this series you will learn to bring shame fully into the light of consciousness and build a compassionate and skillful relationship to it.