Rising Strong ™ Workshop for Women

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Disappointments and setbacks are a natural part of life. In the Rising Strong Workshop for Women, you will learn the skills you need to recover from the inevitable falls in life.

Whether you are experiencing a personal transition, taking a professional leap, or are interested in how to skillfully continue your personal development, this is a safe and nurturing environment to find the courage you’re looking for.

Learn the science-backed practices of the Rising Strong process from therapists Michelle Gannon, PhD, and Beth Jaeger-Skigen, LCSW, and get the keys to resilience as you discover how to rise from your falls, overcome your mistakes, and face hurt and disappointment in ways that bring more wisdom and wholeheartedness to your life.

You will learn:

  • The latest groundbreaking research of Dr. Brené Brown and how it can help you rise strong
  • The values that are most important in your life and why clarifying your values is essential to developing resiliency
  • The importance of vulnerability, shame resilience, and recognizing emotions
  • How your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors are interconnected
  • Skills to engage with emotions, including mindfulness and breathwork.

This weekend is a powerful opportunity for you to gain the skills—and learn the evidence behind them—for reclaiming and integrating all parts of yourself and celebrating wholeheartedness, in a fun, supportive, and positive environment.

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Beth Jaeger-Skigen, Michelle Gannon

November 17-19, 2017
Friday-Sunday, 2 nights
CE Credits available

$330 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Disappointments and setbacks are a natural part of life. In the Rising Strong Workshop for Women, you will learn the skills you need to recover from the inevitable falls in life.

Whether you are experiencing a personal transition, taking a professional leap, or are interested in how to skillfully continue your personal development, this is a safe and nurturing environment to find the courage you’re looking for.

Learn the science-backed practices of the Rising Strong process from therapists Michelle Gannon, PhD, and Beth Jaeger-Skigen, LCSW, and get the keys to resilience as you discover how to rise from your falls, overcome your mistakes, and face hurt and disappointment in ways that bring more wisdom and wholeheartedness to your life.

You will learn:

  • The latest groundbreaking research of Dr. Brené Brown and how it can help you rise strong
  • The values that are most important in your life and why clarifying your values is essential to developing resiliency
  • The importance of vulnerability, shame resilience, and recognizing emotions
  • How your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors are interconnected
  • Skills to engage with emotions, including mindfulness and breathwork.

This weekend is a powerful opportunity for you to gain the skills—and learn the evidence behind them—for reclaiming and integrating all parts of yourself and celebrating wholeheartedness, in a fun, supportive, and positive environment.

Faculty Bio

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Beth Jaeger-Skigen

Beth Jaeger-Skigen is a licensed therapist, individual and couples therapist, and workshop leader with over 20 years of experience helping to empower people to have more satisfying relationships and live more meaningful, connected, and wholehearted lives.

Beth is passionate about encouraging and helping people to identify and reduce the choices that take them further from what they want and deserve.

She teaches and supervises therapists in Attachment Theory and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) at the San Francisco Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (SFCEFT). She has led hundreds of women’s groups and workshops on infertility, relationships, parenting, life transitions, anxiety and depression, grief and loss.

Beth is frequently interviewed in the media about mental health, relationships, and fertility related issues. She attended the International Daring Way  and Rising Strong Facilitator Training Program with Brené Brown and coleads the Rising Strong Workshop with Michelle Gannon in San Francisco.

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Michelle Gannon

Michelle Gannon is a clinical psychologist, individual and couples therapist, and workshop leader who helps people explore and express their feelings, increase understanding, heal from painful experiences, increase empathy, and create more meaningful lives.

With Dr. Sam Jinich, Dr. Gannon leads Hold Me Tight Workshops for Couples to help couples improve communication, connection, and closeness. With more than 20 years of clinical experience, she also supervises and teaches therapists at the San Francisco Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy.

Dr. Gannon has been interviewed about psychology and relationships on Evening Magazine and CBS‰’s The Early Show, as well as in the San Francisco Chronicle, TIME, Huffington Post, People Magazine, and Hitched. She attended the International Daring Way‰ and Rising Strong‰ Workshop Facilitator Training Program with Dr. Brené Brown and co-leads the Rising Strong workshop with Beth Jaeger-Skigen in San Francisco.

Why Attend

  • Gain strength, courage, and resiliency for facing the ups and downs that come from taking personal and professional risks in life.

  • Recover from disappointment and heartbreak more quickly.

  • Find support, connection, and hope for your journey.

  • Take the time for personal reflection, journal writing, creative expression, and play—important practices for building resilience.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    For women only

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • Special Details

    The workshop uses videos from Brené Brown created specifically for Rising Strong™ participants.

Accommodations

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
From $175.

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in Fall 2017.
From $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
From $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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