Refusing to settle for, or accepting things as they are,
is also the mother of motivation and increased
Workshops/Seminars are available anywhere.
Write or call for further information or inquiries about a seminar
or workshop in your area for your group, organization
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A Healing Circle,  whether in seminar, workshop or retreat format, is a voluntary gathering of individuals
whose interest and concern are seeking, and promoting  healing - or who offer healing intentions.

  • Each circle-gathering focuses on the specific theme for which it came together.
  • Our Healing Circle provides a humanistic, spiritual healing atmosphere.
  • It is energized by positive and/or inspirational energies and activities.

Retreats, Workshops and Seminars for healing, recovery, and inner re-integration
- bringing self-renewal, connectedness, empowerment, and healing.

They involve all three levels of our being: Mental, Spiritual and Emotional

 ~ Better Lives - Better Relationships - Better Families ~
            Regain Joy In Your Journey - and Life

Workshops can be held in your home or cottage, church or other halls, convention centres, etc
 You make the arrangements and I'll be there
All Seminar & Workshop topics are adaptable to Retreat themes
Workshops and formats are continually being revised
Specializing in helping Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families
A note on Retreats:
Due to the changing nature of clients' needs, most retreats are now offered mainly in their own area.
My retreat centre is gone - and instead use a nearby Country Inn when necessary.
               Stopping Self-Defeating/Self-Sabotaging Behaviours >

The Search For Meaning In Your Life - Healing The Child Within
Empowering yourself by discovering what has real meaning to you, and connecting with it.
(3-day Workshop)

Spirituality and the Sacred Within: Healing The Separated Parts
A holistic workshop/seminar for reconnecting the spiritual/sacred dimension of life to the
mental and emotional ones, to produce an integrated whole. (3-day Workshop)

Exploring Relaxation Below Your Mind:
A two-day Workshop/Retreat to open levels below your conscious mind so necessary for
deeper meditation, healing and inner spiritual growth.

Re-connecting The Separated Pieces:
Straight-Talk to Your Wounded Inner Child   (3-day Workshop)
This powerful workshop that teaches you to reconnect to yourself and others focuses on:
Undoing Core Irrational Beliefs - Stinking Thinking, and
Irrational Fears and Beliefs
Dealing with Irrational/Negative thoughts:
where they come from,
and how you can stop them.  Also available in Seminar and Retreat format

Walk the Talk - or Sit Down (2-day Seminar)
Live what you already know deep inside (some people simply "talk  the "talk").
This seminar challenges you to "walk the talk - or sit down"
 Related Topics - Inner Child Workshops:

These build on the "Re-connecting the separated pieces:
Straight-talk to Your Wounded Inner Child
" workshop.
It will help you find out what your inner child’s needs are, and facilitate the healing.

Topics include:
Self-Image (
Emotional Intimacy
Anger learn to manage your anger
Grieving (lost childhood and other losses)

The steps to re-connecting to others and yourself
Related Topics - Inner Child Workshops: continued

Why We Attract The People We Do Into Our Lives
A look at why our relationships either didn't work, or aren't working.
Perhaps it is not "them",
but something in us we need to address.

Fear of Emotional Intimacy
(learn about this barrier, and how to overcome it)
What is it?
Why do so many people fear it?
How does one risk enough to overcome the fear and develop emotional intimacy?

Assertiveness vs Codependence Workshop
(learning to lead a balanced, self-determined life).
Excellent for overcoming
Excellent for overcoming codependency
Communication (Talking & Listening Skills in Relationships)
Oral/verbal Skills (including giving & receiving feedback)
Self-Disclosure - revealing things about yourself
(e.g. "private face" - "public face")
Learn to approach "problems" with more confidence

The Codependency Sickness Myth
Dependence, Codependence and Inter-Dependence
These are three of the most misunderstood concepts people have.
Learn about the differences, the challenges and strategies
for being successful in becoming "free".

Guilt - the paralyzing emotion: Dealing with guilt constructively
This seminar covers ownership and responsibility
and appropriate and inappropriate
learn to free yourself from the heavy burden of unnecessary guilt
- stop the paralysis and indecision.
Topics and Themes for 2018
Healing Circle: Mental, Spiritual, and Emotional Healing
Dawn Cove Abbey's Healing Circle-Workshops and Seminars
Roadside assistance For Your Journey Through Life
From the eBook: "One! The Journey hOMe", by Klaas Tuinman © 2007-2017

Questions and comments welcomed.