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    Empowering Connection | Mediation

    Change disconnection into connection

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    Empowering Connection | Facilitation

    Get from here to there

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    Empowering Connection | Advocacy in Schools

    Improve school experience

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    Empowering Connection | Restorative Justice Practices

    Healing and safety for all parties

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    Empowering Connection | Coaching

    Dare to dream what could be

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower organizations, schools, families, couples and individuals to achieve the vision of what they can fully be.

At the core of what we do are deeply held beliefs that everyone's needs matter, and that everyone can change. We create a safe space where individuals and the group are held with care, so that there can be movement through roadblocks and conflict, to growth and transformation. Our work empowers our clients to connect with what is important to them, and to understand what others need.

Our Services


Change disconnection into connection.


Get from here to there.

Advocacy in Schools

Improve school experience.

Restorative Justice

Healing and safety for all parties.


Dare to dream what could be.



Communicating and Connecting with Compassion - Level II 6-Week Course

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new sights, but in looking with new eyes." Marcel Proust. If you have begun the journey of being different, and doing things differently, This is an opportunity to continue beyond the basics and learn in community. This 6 week Wednesday evening Level 2 series is about deepening, expanding and practicing NVC. Join us, we will learn together.

6 Wednesdays: Sept 13, 20, 27; Oct 04, 11, 18, 2017 7:00PM-9:00PM | Trainer: Pam Orbach | Location: Greenwood, Seattle, WA

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Self Care: An NVC experience for Women (By Request)

"re-examine all you have been told in school or church or in any book, and dismiss whatever insults your own soul; and your very flesh shall be a great poem, and have the richest fluency, not only in its words, but in the silent lines of its lips and face, and between the lashes of your eyes, and in every motion and joint of your body.” Whitman Practices for deeper self understanding and caring for your whole well being. A needs assessment around selfceare, and an offering of strategies that support meeting those needs. An evening of physical delights & soul nurturing

Sept 24, 2017 3:30PM-7:30PM | Trainers: Pam Orbach and Kristen Jawad | Location: Greenwood, Seattle, WA

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Introduction to Restorative Justice and Restorative Circles - 2-Day Workshop

Do you struggle with school discipline, school to prison pipeline, conflict in the work place, or do you want to increase awareness about your own sense of what justice is? In every relationship we have, we react and respond to conflict ways that increase or deescalate tensions. What if we establish agreed ways of dealing with tensions, or responding in ways that create more connection and growth? We will spend a day learning about and experiencing restorative practices. Join us.

Sat-Sun Sept 30 - Oct 1, 2017 9:00AM-5:00PM | Trainers: Pam Orbach and Andrea Brenneke | Location: St. Marks Cathedral, Capital Hill, Seattle, WA

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Organizations We Work With