Bearing Witness to Self and Other
an ICF Comprehensive Coach
with a core emphasis on grief, death, and dying
Who are you in the presence of sorrow?
What is required to bear witness to death?
What if you could sit with one who is grieving and remain unflinching in compassionate attention?
How can you be present to the sadness of another without attempting to fix?
What is required to see a person in grief as whole and fully alive?
What does it take to listen without agenda?
What allows you to speak from a place of stillness, responding only when moved from a place deep within?
This 30 week, 142 hour training offers dynamic training in grief and end of life coaching. No prior training or experience is required.
Live demonstrations, lecture, experiential exercises, hands-on practice, and custom feedback provide a living laboratory in which students discover their capacity to bear witness to their own suffering and that of others. Students leave this class having coached, having been coached, and having been thoroughly prepared to obtain their ICF certification at the Professional Certified Coach level.
Combine your passion for supporting others in grief and at end of life with the skills and knowledge necessary to receive ICF certification in a program like no other.
Due to the individual attention and intensive nature of the course, enrollment is limited to a maximum of 8 students. No exceptions.
(Mentor coaching is required for CEOL graduation and ICF certification. Mentor coaching is an additional cost. Click HERE to register for mentor coaching.)
Monday & Wednesday
Early: 3pm-5pm PT/4pm-6pm MT/6pm-8pm ET
Late: 7pm-9pm PT/8pm-10pm MT/10pm-12am ET
Email: Kathleen Sepeda
Phone: (303) 506-8929
Email: Alyssa Canann
Phone: (949) 701-8213
Additional classes at alternate times may be slated if minimum number of students is met.
If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.
~ Lilla Watson
This quote captures the essence of why I am passionate about teaching CEOL's course: Bearing Witness to Self and Other. I hold that my participation at every session is for me at least as much as it is for our students. As I bear witness to my self, Alyssa (my co~teacher), and our students, I am alive with that which is ineffable. It is a gift and a privilege to collectively hold this space for myself and others as together we navigate our way in learning how to be with grief without succumbing to old habits of moving away in fear.
Working with people in grief and at end of life moves me in myriad ways. Grief and death invite us collectively and as individuals to discover heretofore unknown depths of feeling and awareness. It is a privilege to participate in the development of End of Life Coaching students. Together, we deepen our capacity to bear witness to self and other, an essential prerequisite to working with grief and death.
We are all just walking each other home. ~ Ram Dass
Our January training is full. Please complete the form below to be added to the waiting list for February and future classes.