Daring Way

“When we deny our stories, they define us. When we run from struggle, we are never free. When we own our stories, we get to write the ending. Are you ready to turn toward truth and look it in the eye?” – Brené Brown


In 2011, I found Brené Brown’s TEDX talks about shame and vulnerability. I was working with people living with disordered eating at the time, and I kept hearing about shame in their stories. Her work on shame resilience and vulnerability resonated so strongly with me, and I attended a National Training in 2012 and became a Certified Connections Facilitator. Connections was the first curriculum that Brené developed with Hazeldon, based on her book I Thought It Was Just Me.

As Brené’s research has deepened over the years and she has continued to write books and evolve her curriculums to align with her data. I have been fortunate to have been engaged with the community through all the iterations. She developed The Daring Way™ curriculum that was connected to her book Daring Greatly and I was certified to facilitate that curriculum as well.

I have facilitated many Daring Way™ groups and intensives, with clients I saw in my therapy practice as well as with clinical professionals and community leaders. If you are interested in participating in a group, please let me know. I would be happy to discuss upcoming group opportunities with you.


In February, 2014 I completed the Daring Way™ consultant training in San Antonio. If you are a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator – Candidate, I am here to provide consultation for you.

As per the Daring Way™ website – “The goal of our certification process is not only to prepare professionals in effective, empirically based practices, but to build a community of wholehearted practitioners that believe in the power of leaning into vulnerability, owning our stories, and showing up.”

As a candidate, you are required to have 10 sessions with a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator – Consultant in order to get support as you begin to use the work in your practice and community. The sessions can be done on the phone and via Skype as well as in person, so location is no concern. I would be happy to talk with you about your practice and your ideas of how you are incorporating the Daring Way material into your work in order to see if we would be a good fit.