Learn to use the gift of empathic listening.

Two programs at DCM this month: understand your personality and learn to listen empathically.

 

USING THE GIFT OF EMPATHIC LISTENING 

Facilitator:  Ann Walters, OP

Friday, January 21 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. 

 

Summary: Would you like to enhance your relationship with family members, friends and colleagues? Can you think of any situations when you purposely wanted to reduce the level of distress in a  relationship?Understanding your gift of empathy can help you answer these questions in a positive way. Using your gift of empathy helps:

* build trust and respect in relationships

* enables you to release emotions in a safe way

* encourages the surfacing of information necessary needed for a healthy relationship

* creates a safe environment that is conducive to collaborate relationships

 

Workshop Topics:

1. What is empathy?

2. What is the difference between empathy and sympathy?

3. Growth in the awareness of when your gift of empathy is operative.

4. Skills and discipline necessary to practice the gift of empathy.