The Courage to Connect

Finding Strength in Openness and Vulnerability

A live, online workshop
with Dr. Daniel Ellenberg and Dr. Rick Hanson

March 26 + 27, 2022

The Courage to Connect

Finding Strength in Openness and Vulnerability

A live, online workshop
with Dr. Daniel Ellenberg
and Dr. Rick Hanson

March 26 + 27, 2022

“The true beauty emerges when people are real.”

 — Dr. Daniel Ellenberg

“The true beauty emerges when people are real.”

 — Dr. Daniel Ellenberg

Join Dr. Daniel Ellenberg and Dr. Rick Hanson for a powerful live workshop on The Courage to Connect that will help you be more open and confident, so you can express yourself more fully and have deeper, more fulfilling relationships.

This workshop took place on March 26 and 27, 2022 – recordings for purchase will be available soon!

Join Dr. Daniel Ellenberg and Dr. Rick Hanson for a powerful live program that will help you be more open and confident, so you can express yourself more fully and have deeper, more fulfilling relationships.

This workshop took place on March 26 and 27. Recordings for purchase will be available soon!

Discount Ends March 25

In this workshop, you will:

Develop greater
self-compassion and
self-confidence

Identify and release blocks to being open and vulnerable

Learn the skills that
foster courageous
conversations

Explore the sweet spot
that combines strength
and vulnerability

In this workshop, you will:
  • Develop greater self-compassion and self-confidence
  • Release blocks to being open and vulnerable
  • Learn the skills that foster courageous conversations
  • Explore the sweet spot that combines strength and vulnerability

Daniel Ellenberg, PhD, is a leadership coach, licensed therapist, seminar leader, and group facilitator. He is a principal in both Rewire Leadership Institute and Relationships That Work. He leads workshops on Strength with Heart, Courageous Conversations, and Self-Compassion, and is a past president of the APAs division on men and masculinities. He is co-author of Lovers for Life, has delivered resilience trainings for NASA, and is a board trustee at the Wellspring Institute of Neuroscience and Contemplative Practice.

Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, PhD, is a psychologist, Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. His books have been published in 30 languages and have sold over a million copies in English alone. He’s lectured at NASA, Google, Oxford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. An expert on positive neuroplasticity and the founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, his work has been featured on the CBS, NPR, the BBC, and other major media.

This Experiential Workshop Includes:
7 Hours of Live Teachings

March 26 + March 27, 2022 from 9am-1pm PT (with a 30-minute break each day).
Check your local time here.
*Recordings Available if you can’t attend live.

Experiential Activities and Breakout Groups

Opportunities to reflect and engage with other participants for deeper learning and insight.

Your Questions Answered

Plenty of time for Dr. Ellenberg and Dr. Hanson to address questions and provide guidance.

This Experiential Workshop Includes:
7 Hours of Live Teachings

March 26 + March 27, 2022 from 9am-1pm PT (with a 30-minute break each day).
Check your local time here.
*Recordings available if you can’t attend live.

Experiential Activities and Breakout Groups

An opportunity to reflect and engage with other participants for deeper learning and insight.

Your Questions Answered

Plenty of time for Dr. Ellenberg and Dr. Hanson to address questions and provide guidance.

This workshop has passed. Recordings for purchase will be available soon!

Lifetime Access and 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Lifetime Access and 30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this a self-paced program, or do I need to watch it at a specific time?

This is a live workshop that will take place on Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27 from 9am-1pm Pacific Time. If you cannot attend live, you will have lifetime access to the recordings.

What if I need to cancel after I've registered?

No worries, just send us an email at rick@rickhanson.net and we’ll process your cancellation and refund within 2 business days

When does the 30-day money-back guarantee end?

The 30-day money-back guarantee is valid through April 27th, 2022.

Are there scholarships available?

For those who are genuinely unable to pay for the workshop – which could include people who are unemployed, disabled, students, on a small fixed income or public assistance, or living in a developing country – there are full and half scholarships available.

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Dr. Ramani Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, and expert on the impact of toxic narcissism. She is a Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles, and also a Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg.

The focus of Dr. Ramani’s clinical, academic, and consultative work is the etiology and impact of narcissism and high-conflict, entitled, antagonistic personality styles on human relationships, mental health, and societal expectations. She has spoken on these issues to clinicians, educators, and researchers around the world.

She is the author of Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With a Narcissist, and Don't You Know Who I Am? How to Stay Sane in an Era of Narcissism, Entitlement, and Incivility. Her work has been featured at SxSW, TEDx, and on a wide range of media platforms including Red Table Talk, the Today Show, Oxygen, Investigation Discovery, and Bravo, and she is a featured expert on the digital media mental health platform MedCircle. Dr. Durvasula’s research on personality disorders has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and she is a Consulting Editor of the scientific journal Behavioral Medicine.

Dr. Stephen Porges is a Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina, and Professor Emeritus at both the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Maryland. He is a former president of the Society for Psychophysiological Research and has been president of the Federation of Behavioral, Psychological, and Cognitive Sciences, which represents approximately twenty-thousand biobehavioral scientists. He’s led a number of other organizations and received a wide variety of professional awards.

In 1994 he proposed the Polyvagal Theory, a theory that links the evolution of the mammalian autonomic nervous system to social behavior and emphasizes the importance of physiological states in the expression of behavioral problems and psychiatric disorders. The theory is leading to innovative treatments based on insights into the mechanisms mediating symptoms observed in several behavioral, psychiatric, and physical disorders, and has had a major impact on the field of psychology.

Dr. Porges has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers across a wide array of disciplines. He’s also the author of several books including The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication, and Self-regulation.

Dr. Bruce Perry is the Principal of the Neurosequential Network, Senior Fellow of The ChildTrauma Academy, and a Professor (Adjunct) in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago and the School of Allied Health at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia. From 1993 to 2001 he was the Thomas S. Trammell Research Professor of Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine and chief of psychiatry at Texas Children's Hospital.

He’s one of the world’s leading experts on the impact of trauma in childhood, and his work on the impact of abuse, neglect, and trauma on the developing brain has impacted clinical practice, programs, and policy across the world. His work has been instrumental in describing how traumatic events in childhood change the biology of the brain.

Dr. Perry's most recent book, What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing, co-authored with Oprah Winfrey, was released earlier this year. Dr. Perry is also the author, with Maia Szalavitz, of The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog, a bestselling book based on his work with maltreated children, and Born For Love: Why Empathy is Essential and Endangered. Additionally, he’s authored more than 300 journal articles and book chapters and has been the recipient of a variety of professional awards.

Dr. Allison Briscoe-Smith is a child clinical psychologist who specializes in trauma and issues of race. She earned her undergraduate degree from Harvard and then received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. She performed postdoctoral work at the University of California San Francisco/San Francisco General Hospital. She has combined her love of teaching and advocacy by serving as a professor and by directing mental health programs for children experiencing trauma, homelessness, or foster care.

Dr. Briscoe-Smith is also a senior fellow of Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center and is both a professor and the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the Wright Institute. She provides consultation and training to nonprofits and schools on how to support trauma-informed practices and cultural accountability.

Sharon Salzberg is a world-renowned teacher and New York Times bestselling author. She is widely considered one of the most influential individuals in bringing mindfulness practices to the West, and co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts alongside Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein. Sharon has been a student of Dipa Ma, Anagarika Munindra, and Sayadaw U Pandita alongside other masters.

Sharon has authored 10 books, and is the host of the fantastic Metta Hour podcast. She was a contributing editor of Oprah’s O Magazine, had her work featured in Time and on NPR, and contributed to panels alongside the Dalai Lama.

Rick Hanson, PhD is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. His books have been published in 29 languages and include NeurodharmaResilient, Hardwiring HappinessBuddha’s BrainJust One Thing, and Mother Nurture – with 900,000 copies in English alone. His free newsletters have 215,000 subscribers and his online programs have scholarships available for those with financial need. He’s lectured at NASA, Google, Oxford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. An expert on positive neuroplasticity, his work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, NPR, and other major media. He began meditating in 1974 and is the founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. He and his wife live in northern California and have two adult children. He loves wilderness and taking a break from emails.

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