Art of Authentic Relationships:
Giving and Receiving Feedback
a drop-in class with Daniel Whiteside and Melinda Rothouse, Phd
Art of Authentic Relationships
Key skills to enhance personal and professional relationships. Join Melinda and Daniel – learn core communication skills and get hands-on practice to deepen connections with colleagues, clients, friends, and romantic partners.
The Art of Authentic Relationships is an online 8-week training in key skills to enhance your personal and professional relationships. Each week you will learn core communication skills and get real, hands-on practice you can use to deepen connections with colleagues, clients, friends, and romantic partners.
Through facilitated demonstrations and experiential 1×1 coaching exercises, you will learn and practice 8 specific listening and communication techniques for enhanced relational efficacy.
Have you ever longed to improve your communication skills and deepen your connections with others? Ever wished to enrich your personal and professional relationships, and to navigate difficult conversations with more grace?
Drawing upon our combined experiences and training in coaching, mindfulness, and psychology, Daniel and Melinda offer a structured, safe container where you’ll learn and practice these critical skills.
While these competencies may seem straightforward, they are often difficult to put into practice, particularly when we are experiencing stress, frustration and discomfort. Listening deeply and expressing yourself authentically is one of the greatest gifts you can offer to those around you. Like the Golden Rule, if everyone practiced these skills it would make the world a better place and make us all more effective in our interpersonal endeavors.
Sneak Peek at the Course
What is a Powerful Question?
How Do We Ask Powerful Questions?
Coaching Demo #1
Coaching Demo #2
What People Are Saying About Art of Authentic Relationships
Week 1: Giving & Receiving Feedback
Week 2: Active Listening, Mirroring & Reflecting
Week 3: Trusting Intuition
Week 4: Asking Powerful Questions
Week 5: Authentic Presence / Holding Space (Process Coaching)
Week 6: Emotional Intelligence
Week 7: Making Requests, Challenging & Non-Violent Communication
Week 8: Conscious Dialogue
If you feel like this class would be a good match for you, you can register here. Don’t forget, the early bird discount ends February 1st! See you soon!
Facilitators – About
Melinda Rothouse, PhD.
Melinda is a professional creativity, leadership, and career coach, consultant, educator, and facilitator based in Austin, Texas. She is the founder of Austin Writing Coach and co-founder of Syncreate, which offers creativity coaching, consulting, workshops, and retreats designed to enhance creativity in life and work, and to foster communication, collaboration, and community.
Daniel is a mindfulness coach, mathematics educator, and small business owner in Austin, TX. He is an avid meditator, with a daily practice integrated into his otherwise modern lifestyle. He has been to retreats in the Zen and Mahamudra styles of meditation, and completed training programs with several of the worlds leading meditation teachers. Of particular interest to Daniel is the integration of modern science and the contemplative wisdom imported from the East: finding that perfect balance of matter and mind.