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I am currently accepting new clients. 

To set up a session or training, please call me at 608-347-1432. Please leave a detailed message and a good time for me to return your call. 

I begin with all clients over the phone with a “needs assessment.” During this call, I learn more about your needs and intended outcomes for services.

 

Rate Breakdown:

  • The needs assessment by phone is 15 minutes and is free of charge. 

  • My rate is $150.00/hour for Family Circles and Conflict & Repair
    Dialogue. Training rates vary depending on the scope requested.

  • My rates may change based on mileage. (For sessions outside a
    50-mile radius.)

You can pay via cash, check, or by clicking the "donate" button below (which allows you to pay with PayPal, or a credit/debit card.)

“People fail to get along because they fear each other; they fear each other because they don’t know each other; they don’t know each other because they have not communicated with each other.” 

                                ~ Martin Luther King, Jr., Civil Rights Pioneer

 

Who Can Benefit From Collective Voices:

  • Families

  • Individuals 

  • Incarcerated youth and adults

  • First Nations tribes

  • Schools

  • Community organizations

  • Wellness programs

  • Public safety and justice agencies

All 3 services can be used to address: 

  • Family reunification

  • Divorce/separation

  • Concerns around alcohol/drug use

  • Crime/legal issues

  • Lack of open/honest communication

  • Patterns of power dynamics

  • Lack of understanding one another's perspective

  • Impacts of violence

  • Illness/death

  • Shifting a work-place culture of judgement, shame, and blame to that of mutual understanding.

SERVICES

Head

 

Collective Voices
offers 3 services:

 

  1. Custom-designed trainings to meet your group, tribe, or agency's needs. Topics may include Peacebuilding basics, a restorative framework, Peacemaking Circles, and tools to repair conflict & harm.

  2. Conflict & Repair Dialogue - A facilitated dialogue process to address a specific conflict or patterns of conflict. 

  3. Family Circles - A facilitated dialogue process used with families to build stronger communication, address harm, and strengthen relationships.

 

All 3 services lift barriers between people and create an environment for increased understanding and trust, giving voice, and deep 
listening. This allows for the strengthening 
of relationships across lines of hurt, conflict, division, power dynamics, and varying perspectives. 

 

Custom-designed trainings,
Conflict & Repair Dialogue, Family Circles create spaces for people to break the silence - to talk about what matters to them, hear what matters to others, and as a result begin to humanize and respect differences. ​

"When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take that set into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe that one of two things will happen: there will be something solid for us to stand on, or, we will be taught how to fly."                                                              ~ Patrick Overton