WSW  Center

2015  FALL  schedule

**weather cancellations, or schedule changes
will be communicated via email
to those who have pre-registered for the program**

 
Coming up this Fall, with more details to come:

Portrait Day - Photo day, with Kathy Lockhardt
Sacred Rock Painting~A Meditative Practice
* Anxiety & Worry; Understanding & Feeling Better!
Healing Foods ~ Pot Luck Study Group
Brown Bag Lunch Mondays 12-1 pm
* Shamanic Evening, Ritual & Herbs, w. Cheryl Doucette
* Curve of the Land - book reading, w. Diana Durham
Ayurveda & Trauma Sensitive Yoga, with Lisa Boldin

   and these groups below...

Ancient Stones, Ritual Space & Curve of the Land
Poet and author Diana Durham explores eco-shamanism, sex magic, and ‘Gaia’ consciousness, as well as emerging archaeological and scientific findings pertaining to the sacred sites of Britain, as she reads excerpts from her new novel ‘The Curve of the Land,’ and talks about its deeper context. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Thursday, October 15
TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm
FEE:  *Love Offering* (you may want to purchase her book)
LEADER: Diana Durham
Diana is a poet and writer, author of the nonfiction ‘The Return of King Arthur: Completing the Quest For Wholeness’ from Tarcher/Penguin, and three poetry books. ‘The Curve of the Land’ from Skylight Press is her first novel.

* Sharing Our Lives
As women of all ages and from different walks of life, there’s much to talk about. Such as who and where are we in our lives? This is a time to  mull over with each other the issues and questions that come up for us in day to day life, getting a chance to share and hear the wisdom from within ourselves and each other. Of course, as we share our joys and concerns, we can count on mutual support and confidentiality. Each meeting will guided by a theme for that session, and a set of questions designed to use a springboard for sharing. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: 4 Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22
TIME: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
FEE:  $10 per meeting for WSW members; $12 per meeting for  non-members
LEADER: MaryBeth Stemp & Claire Houston
MaryBeth Stemp is a psychotherapist, and teacher of holistic healing methods - sound, color, and meditation. Claire is a psychotherapist, and the founder/director of WSW.

* Sunday Women’s Spirit Circle
Gathering in this monthly circle, we feed and strengthen our spirits with many different gifts and directions: Affirmative prayer, meditation, music and sound, color, the gifts of Nature, positive readings, and, of course, the support of each other! If you yearn for an small, peaceful, nourishing, sacred space in which to worship in a non-denominational way, this monthly gathering is worth experiencing. Enjoy the uplifting effects of shared sacred space. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form. I can’t believe the room isn’t filled every month, this time is so wonderful.
DATE:  Sundays, Dates TBA
TIME:  10 – 11 am
FEE:  Gratitude $ Offering
LEADER:  MaryBeth Stemp & Claire Houston
MaryBeth is a psychotherapist and teacher by profession, a mother, wife and lover of plants, animals, music and color, especially enjoys and appreciates the power of praying, meditating, and sharing in a supportive circle of women. Claire is a psychotherapist, an independently ordained interfaith minister, the founder/director of WSW, and loves sacred space. 


And more Fall Groups to be announced! 
Check back later in August for details!




Leadership Skills for a Changing World
Create the kind of community you want to live in. Be an effective,  
authentic, appealing leader, offering the kind of leadership you're  
looking for. Strengthen your own self-worth so you can value others'  
worth. Learn alternatives to sarcasm. Replace self-deprecating humor  
with empowered humor. Distinguish the difference between aggressive  
power and empowered leadership. Practice constructive validation  
rather than "constructive" criticism. Reap what you sow, and enjoy the
more peaceful, alive world you yearn for. 12 CEUs available to mental health professionals through the NH-NASW. Both women and men  
welcome. This class is taught both on and off site. If you would like  
to arrange to bring it to your setting, contact the leader. "When I signed up for this class, I thought I might learn a thing or two. Instead, this class has changed my life." PG, retired psychotherapist. Held at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Exeter, 12 Elm Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATES: To Be Arranged
TIME: 9 – 12 noon
LOCATION: To Be Arranged
FEE: TBA * CFS available
LEADER: Claire Houston, MS, LCMHC
Claire is the founder and director of WSW, a licensed mental health counselor, and has been using & teaching this model of leadership for 20 years.





Leaders in a Changing World: A Support Group For Leaders
Now that you've taken the basic Leadership class, deepen your  
insights and understanding. Come meet with other leaders committed to  
a different approach to leading. Give and receive support, share  
leadership stories of challenges and victories. Explore questions and  
answers. Create the kind of community you want to live in. Be a  
constructive participant, offering the kind of participation you're looking for from others. Be an effective, authentic, appealing leader, offering the kind of leadership you're looking for. Shore up your own self-worth so you can value others' worth. Learn alternatives to sarcasm. Replace self-deprecating humor with empowered humor. Distinguish the difference between aggressive power and empowered leadership; the limitless power of vulnerable leadership. Practice constructive validation rather than  
"constructive" criticism. Reap what you sow, as you enjoy the more  
peaceful, alive world you yearn for. Both women and men welcome. Held  at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATES: TBA
TIME: TBA
FEE: $14 members; $28 non-members per meeting
LEADER: Claire Houston, MS, LCMHC
Claire is the founder and director of WSW and has been using and teaching this model of leadership for 20 years.



* CFS stands for Cooperative Fee System. It means that the fees are posted, but if you would not take the workshop due to inability to pay, you are invited to pay what you can, and go ahead and register. Those who can afford the published fee might be able to pay a little more. By all cooperating, everyone’s needs are met!

Maybe you have a group you’d like to offer? Contact us to have a Workshop Proposal Form emailed to you.


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