Moving Up the Communication Ladder: Learning and Using Effective Dialogue Techniques

Communication is vitally important in the work environment. Interpersonal relationships improve through good communication and contribute to more efficient and harmonious personal and work relationships. Effective communication is a dialogue, a shared activity between individuals and in groups.

By taking this workshop you will learn:


This workshop will take what you know about good communication to a higher level, beginning with a review of basic communication principles and then exploring advanced techniques to learn the skills for effective dialogue. Methods used include instructional presentation, videos, discussion, and practical exercises.

Moving Up the Communication Ladder can be offered as a one or two day workshop.

To be offered spring 2019.

Couples Basic Skills Building

A one day skills building workshop. Like a garden, relationships are often started in ground that is sometimes unstable or without the nutrients needed to create a rich and fulfilling love. And like gardens, relationships require regular tending.

All relationships have the capacity to expand. This workshop will teach and demonstrate the qualities of your communication. You will understand how reactivity, distrust and blame can erode your relationship.

You and your partner will learn 5 basic principles that will become practical everyday tools to ground your relationship and grow a healthier connection by understanding what relational habits impact you and your partner in the areas of:


Trust, presence, receptiveness and empathy are the seeds of a healthy relationship. It is from the place of being open-hearted that you will move into expanding your relationship.

To be offered fall 2019.

9:00am to 6:00pm each day

TUITION
$295/couple
$100 deposit to register
The remaining balance must be paid no later than one week prior to the retreat to ensure your place.


Refund/Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel, please send an email one week prior to the day of the workshop, and you will receive a full refund or you can transfer your tuition to the next scheduled retreat.

LOCATION
Caritas Center for Healing
330 E 16th St.
Tucson, AZ 85701

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Nourishing Love and Happiness

Loving and nourishing relationships fill our hearts and soul with the sustenance needed to live our complicated lives. Join us for a weekend that will expand your understanding and appreciation for your partner.

Thich Nhat Hahn says "Compassion is the second element of love." To have compassion you must have understanding. In this retreat you will learn the skills and gain the tools to understand, restore and nurture a loving connection.

In the Nourishing Love and Happiness retreat you will:


This retreat is designed for all couples in a committed relationship. If you have a solid relationship, this retreat will offer techniques to cultivate further closeness understanding and trust. If your relationship is troubled, this two day retreat will give you practical tools to revitalize and grow your relationship.

To be offered fall 2019.

9:00am to 6:00pm

TUITION
$695/couple
$150 deposit to register
The remaining balance must be paid no later than one week prior to the workshop day to ensure your place at the workshop.

LOCATION
Caritas Center for Healing
330 E 16th St.
Tucson, AZ 85701