The Daring Way: Show Up, Be Seen, Live Brave™ (A Retreat For Women)
Kathy Williams-Tolstrup and Michele Faris
December 12–14, 2014
Join us as we come together as women to appreciate the beauty of our imperfections and discover how our vulnerabilities are a powerful source of courage, compassion, and connection. Based on Dr. Brené Brown’s popular The Daring Way™ method, this weekend intensive will examine the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that are holding us back—such as shame and unworthiness—and identify new choices and practices to help us move toward more authentic and wholehearted living. Through dialogue, sharing, and contemplative exercises, we will cultivate daily practices that transform the way we live, love, parent, and lead.
Kathy Williams-Tolstrup, M.Ed, LPC is a licensed professional counselor and Certified Daring Way Facilitator who has a private practice in Fort Collins. Kathy’s style can best be described as nonjudgmental, compassionate, and collaborative. She offers a blend of the best practices of Western Psychology and the mindfulness based approaches of the East. She is also trained in EMDR, an integrative psychotherapy approach proven effective for the treatment of trauma. www.cultivatingcourage.org
Michele Faris, PsyD, licensed psychologist, and Certified Daring Way Facilitator, is a senior staff member at the Colorado State University Counseling Center and has a practice in Fort Collins. Dr. Faris has been in practice for over 30 years and uses tools from Eastern and Western approaches. She also draws on her own life experience as a woman, cancer survivor, and mother.