Understanding children
and youth from the inside out.

Anxiety. Aggression. Apathy. Bullying.

Why are we seeing these challenges more and more? What can we do about them?
Every professional I know that works with children is asking these questions.

As individuals, we have more power to effectively respond to these challenges than we sometimes believe. But, in order to create the conditions for change, we must first understand the emotional drivers underlying the surface behaviours that we all see in our daily work with individual children.

I regularly provide seminars to educators and helping professionals in half-day, full-day and multi-day formats. My goal is to help participants understand the why, so that they can then better understand how to effectively respond to challenging individual behaviours and group dynamics in learning environments of all kinds.

The course was absolutely fascinating! I learned so much and enjoyed every minute of it. The material was illuminating and also very practical.

If only everyone could take a workshop with Hannah, I think the world would be a better place of understanding, individuality and growth. I can’t wait to apply what I’ve learned!

Natasha Josselyn, Teacher
Elmwood School

Hannah has a way of blowing your mind, and also showing you that you can do it. The “aha” moments are amazing! The course was such a great reminder of the importance of relationship and how desperately our teens need us!

– Kim Dupuis, Child and Youth Counsellor, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario

Popular seminar topics include:
  • “Why won’t they listen to me?”: Becoming the Compass Point in the Classroom.
  • Building Relationship to Become the Leader Kids Need.
  • Un-Stuck: Helping a Child Shed a Negative Self-identity.
  • Un-Stuck: Shifting Negative Group Identities.
  • Creating a Culture that Supports a Thriving Learning Community.
  • Re-defining Safe Schools: What do Emotionally Safe Classrooms Look and Feel Like?
  • Inspiration Is Not Enough: Helping Kids Discover their Capacity and Become their Best Selves through Experiential Education.
  • Softening Hardened Hearts: Waking Up our Students to Themselves and Each Other. (Hands-on workshop component available)
  • The Loss of Play in the Lives of Children: Ramifications and Remedies. (Hands-on workshop component available)
  • Emotional Playgrounds: Self-expression, Resilience and Release through the Arts. (Hands-on workshop component available)

As a Certified Facilitator with the Neufeld Institute, I also facilitate the following Neufeld courses:

Want to learn about seminars?

To book a seminar for your organization, please contact my support team here.

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