Leadership Development Series #4 In the last decade or so, neuroscience has revolutionized the field of behavioral health and has provided some much needed scientific data to help explain why we do what we do. In this session, we take a dip into the world of brain science to learn about the body’s stress response…

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Relational Approach & Individual Goal Setting This is our first individual session and we have three objectives- review the VIA Character Strengths survey that participants were asked to complete after the first session, introduce the relational model, and set individual goals for the program.   At Spero, we believe that to succeed at work (and in…

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We start and end our professional development as a group.  Our aim is to create a cohort feel so that your employees can talk with each other as they move through the program and share their experiences together.  We have found that this helps people to understand the concepts even more and helps build confidence…

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    We are well into our third run of the  Leadership Development Series with the  Alliance for Nonprofit Resources and The Center for Community Resources and we’d like to share what we’re experiencing, seeing, and learning with the community.   We are excited to be working with Christy Stuber of Christy Stuber Coaching to…

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I just got back from a long weekend in Nashville with my siblings and I am struck with an overwhelming appreciation for the Big Dreamers and the Big Thinkers of the world.   The town is filled with people singing their hearts out and putting it out there for the world to see. So many talented…

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People often ask if our practice does marriage counseling. The answer is yes. We do all types of relationship counseling. Our primary focus is to promote the health of the individual while strengthening their relationships. This often takes skills that we don’t have and an approach that requires self-awareness and growth. A healthy marriage requires…

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This morning I am struggling with holding a grudge.  The target is my husband. The details of which are inconsequential, mundane enough that most would be able to see themselves in it. So I will not bore either of us with the actual circumstance.   It has made me think about the purpose of holding a…

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It’s July already. How did this happen? Where did June go? I haven’t done at least a third of what I set out to do… At the beginning of every summer I trick myself into thinking that summer is going to be relaxing. But what typically happens is that I try to jam a full…

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A big focus of the type of therapy I do has to do with having healthy relationships.  The theory goes that by having healthy relationships we can become personally empowered and healthier.  Relationship empowerment equates to personal empowerment. And vice versa. This is not just about our closest of relationships but about all of our…

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Step by Step. That’s what the calm voice said on the guided meditation that I listened to this morning encouraged me to do.   It is something I needed to hear and I find myself repeating it over and over in my head as I look at my schedule and my list for the week and…

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