Past Workshops & Circles

Weekly, Oct 20 - Dec 16, 2020  //  3-6pm PST  //  Online

 

This 9 session workshop explores the connection between interpersonal and systemic trauma and violence. Through somatic, mindfulness, and expressive arts practices, you'll gain tools to heal in community and practice compassionate accountability. In partnership with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT). ​Learn more... 

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Healing Cycles of Harm: BIPOC Cohort
Public
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Compassion Cultivation Training
Public

Weekly, Oct 9 - Dec 12, 2020 //  2-4pm PST  //  Online
 

CCT is an 8-week, personal and professional development course designed at Stanford University's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research & Education. The program includes practical tools and exercises designed to enhance your awareness, compassion, and resilience. CCT will support you to improve your relationships with friends, family, clients, patients, staff, and co-workers. You'll walk away from each CCT class with tools and practices you can immediately put to work. Learn more... 

Nov 14, 2020 //  11am PST  //  Online

 

Custom resilience, wellness, and self care workshop for the QuestBridge community of scholars and alumni, at the annual QB Convene event.  

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Reclaiming Our Resilience
Private

Nov 11 - 12, 2020  //  Kagadi, Uganda

 

Custom 2-day training for health workers and community development officers working with Raising The Village in Kagadi, southwest Uganda.

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Gender & Healing Advocacy
Private

Oct 13, 2020  //  5 - 6:30pm PST  //  Online

The word 'resilience' has been thrown around a lot lately - from the news to social media. But what does it actually mean? And how do we cultivate it? This experiential workshop explores what it means to cultivate our own expression of resilience. This workshop has been delivered at various conferences and events and we are excited to bring this content to the Circles International community.

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Redefining Resilience
Public
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Intro to Somatic Healing
Private

Oct 9, 2020  //  Online

A custom workshop on somatic healing foundations for the Oakland Department of Violence, in partnership with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT).

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Somatic Healing & Collective Resilience Building 
Private

Oct - Dec, 2020  //  Online

A custom, 5-session workshop for a Bay Area social justice organization, focusing on somatic healing, collective resilience, and transformative justice, in partnership with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT).

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Promoting Emotional Resilience in Underserved Communities 
Private

Aug​ 28, 2020  //  Online

A custom session for the IM4US annual conference for integrative healthcare professionals, in partnership with Circles International.

Aug - Oct, 2020  //  6 - 8pm PST  //  Online

Monthly custom workshop on healing generative tools to support educators and students impacted by individual, collective, and generational trauma. In partnership with RooT, Teachers 4 Social Justice, and H.E.L.L.A.

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Healing Advocacy for Educators
Private
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Cultivating Resilience in Difficult Times
Public

Aug 18, 2020  //  10am PST  //  Online

In this 60-minute workshop, we will explore the impact of traumatic stress on our physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual well-being - at the individual and collective level, and learn foundational tools for cultivating resilience in difficult times. In partnership with Mindful Living Collective.

Weekly, Jul 22 - Sep 16, 2020  //  3 - 6pm PST  //  Online

This 9 session workshop explores the connection between interpersonal and systemic trauma and violence. Through somatic, mindfulness, and expressive arts practices, you'll gain tools to heal in community and practice compassionate accountability. In partnership with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT)

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Healing Cycles of Harm: 
BIPOC Cohort
Public

Weekly, Jul 20 - Sep 14, 2020  //  3 - 6pm PST  //  Online

This 9 session workshop explores the connection between interpersonal and systemic trauma and violence. Through somatic, mindfulness, and expressive arts practices, you'll gain tools to heal in community and practice compassionate accountability. In partnership with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT)

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Healing Cycles of Harm: 
White Cohort
Public
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Healing Cycles of Harm: 
Oakland Community Leaders
Public

​Saturdays, April 18 - June 6, 2020  //  Oakland, California

An 8-week healing circle program and facilitator training - to help heal folks affected by the victim-aggressor cycle of trauma and harm, in collaboration with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT), Roots Community Health Center, and Oakland Unite. 

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Healing Advocacy for Educators
Private

Feb 29, 2020  //  East Bay, California

Healing generative tools to support educators and students impacted by individual, collective, and generational trauma. In partnership with RooT, Teachers 4 Social Justice, and H.E.L.L.A.

February 8, 2020  //  Berkeley, California​

Learn the basics of Reiki and energy healing, and how to support clients impacted by trauma to feel safe, empowered, and nurtured.  

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Trauma-Informed Reiki Level 1
Public
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Healing Advocacy Level 1
Private

Feb 2020  //  Kathmandu, Nepal

Trauma recovery and healing advocacy for students at Asian College of Management and Technology in Kathmandu.

Feb 2020  //  Kathmandu, Nepal

Trauma recovery and healing advocacy for psychology students at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu.

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Healing Advocacy Level 1
Private
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Healing Advocacy Level 1, 2, & 3
Private

Sep - Oct 2019  //  Matatirtha & Baglung District, Nepal

A series of workshops in trauma recovery and healing advocacy for community leaders in the Kathmandu Valley and Baglung, Nepal. In partnership with Raksha Nepal, Bright Lotus School, and Galkot Modernized Academy.

Jul 14 - 19, 2019  //  Kambuga & Kutamba, Uganda

A partnership with EDJA Foundation and Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project to train community leaders in trauma healing for orphaned youth and survivors of sexual abuse.

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Healing Advocacy Level 1
Private

May 8 - 10, 2019 //  Matatirtha, Nepal

A workshop in trauma recovery for orphaned and vulnerable youth with teachers and caregivers at the Bright Horizon Children's Home and School.

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Healing Advocacy Level 1
Private

Apr 13 - Jun 1, 2019  //  Oakland, California

An 8-week healing circle program and facilitator training - to help heal folks affected by the victim-aggressor cycle of trauma and harm, in collaboration with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT).

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Healing Cycles of Harm:
BIPOC LGBTQI Cohort
Public

Apr 27, 2019  //  Oakland, California

Somatic practices to transform our stories as survivors of sexual and interpersonal violence. In partnership with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT) at the Healing Conference and Clinic

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Somatic Healing: Beyond Victim & Survivor
Public

Feb 8 - 10, 2019  //  Oakland, California

A workshop in trauma healing, resilience, and self-care for community leaders working with individual and collective trauma.

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Cultivating Collective Healing
Public
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Oct 15, 2018  //  Cancun, Mexico

Basic principles of trauma-informed and community care. Facilitated together with Lauren Spahn (Still Harbor) at the annual Opportunity Collaboration global conference.

The Invisible Impact of Trauma
Open to event participants

Jul 18, 2018  //  Oakland, California

Somatic practices to transform our stories as survivors of sexual and interpersonal violence. In partnership with Reclaiming Our Own Transcendence (RooT) at the Community Healing Clinic and Conference

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Somatic Healing: Beyond Victim & Survivor
Public

Jul 8 - 10, 2018  //  Kambuga, Uganda

A partnership with Edja Foundation and Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project to train community leaders in trauma healing for orphaned youth and survivors of sexual abuse.

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Healing In Community
Private

Nov 17 - 19, 2017  //  Corte Madera, California

A workshop in trauma healing, resilience, and self-care for activists and community leaders working with individual and collective trauma.

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Transforming Trauma
Public

Oct 16, 2017  //  Ixtapa, Mexico

Examining the intersection of culture, trauma, healing, and transformation. Facilitated together with Tabitha Mpamira (EDJA Foundation) at the annual Opportunity Collaboration global conference.

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The Color of Trauma
Open to event participants

Jun 21, 2017  //  Kigali, Rwanda

A workshop to learn basic tips and tools for community leaders working with survivors of trauma. Organized with support from Resonate.

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Transforming Trauma
Public

Mar 17 - 19, 2017  //  Berkeley, California

A workshop in trauma healing, resilience, and self-care for activists and community leaders working with individual and collective trauma.

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Safe Embrace Trauma Healing Level 1
Public

Oct 12, 2016  //  Ixtapa, Mexico

Exploring the basic principles of trauma recovery for self and community transformation. Facilitated together with Teal Brown Zimring and Chris Garrett at the annual Opportunity Collaboration global conference.

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Trauma Healing 101
Open to event participants
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Safe Embrace Trauma Healing Level 1
Public

Aug 11 - 13, 2016  //  Berkeley, California

A workshop in trauma healing, resilience, and self-care for practitioners working with individual and collective trauma.

Jun 1 - 5, 2016  //  Matatirtha, Nepal

A workshop in trauma healing, resilience, and self-care with Women Awareness Centre Nepal, an organization connecting over 40,000 rural Nepali women to opportunities for economic and self empowerment.

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Safe Embrace Trauma Healing Level 1
Private

Feb 18 - 21, 2016  //  Corte Madera, California

A workshop in trauma healing, resilience, and self-care for practitioners working with individual and collective trauma.

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Safe Embrace Trauma Healing Level 1
Public

Jan 2015  //  Kathmandu & Baglung District, Nepal

A workshop in trauma recovery for orphaned and vulnerable youth with teachers and caregivers at the Bright Horizon Children's Home and School.

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Safe Embrace Trauma Healing Level 1
Public

Nov 1 - 3, 2013  //  Corte Madera, California

A workshop in trauma recovery for practitioners working with individual and collective trauma. Event produced by Elayne Kalila Doughty MA MFT.

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Safe Embrace Trauma Healing
Public

Aug 2013  //  Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo

A workshop in trauma recovery for survivors of sexual and gender based violence with social assistants and caregivers at a safe house and leadership center in Eastern Congo.

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Trauma Healing for Survivors of SGBV
Private