The Daring Therapist: Dare to Lead™ for the Practicing Therapist

The greatest barrier to daring leadership is not fear; the greatest obstacle is armor – how we self-protect when we feel uncertain. Courage is teachable! In this workshop, author, speaker, and Certified Daring Way™ and Dare to Lead™ Facilitator, Justine Froelker, will walk us through Dr. Brene Brown's research on Courage and its four teachable, observable, and measurable skills sets:
· Rumbling with Vulnerability: Facing risk, uncertainty, and emotional exposure with courage and clarity.
· Living into our Values: Identifying, operationalizing, and practicing the beliefs that we
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· Braving Trust: Creating or deepening connections in relationships and teams based on the seven elements of trust.
· Learning to Rise: Learning and growing from the failures, setbacks, and disappointments that are inevitable when we are brave with our lives. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Determine your call to courage as a leader.
  • Define vulnerability as uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure.
  • Understand the role of courage and vulnerability in daring leadership.
  • Challenge old definitions and dispel the myths surrounding the concept of vulnerability.
  • Understand and begin to utilize the metaphor of the arena to examine the challenges associated with feeling vulnerable or with engaging in behaviors that lead to uncertainty, risk, and emotional exposure.
  • Define shame and learn to recognize the physiological sensations that accompany experiences of shame.
  • Differentiate between the four self-conscious emotions: shame, guilt, humiliation, and embarrassment.
  • Understand the concept of shame shields and the shame shields that you are most likely to use in specific situations.
  • Learn to recognize how shame, scarcity, and comparison show up in the workplace and how they affect engagement, trust, and connection.
  • Understand the components of empathy and recognize common barriers to empathy (empathic misses) that interfere with meaningful connection.
  • Recognize the importance of emotional literacy for effective communication and connection.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Vue 16
1034 S Brentwood Blvd,16th floor, St. Louis, 63117

11:30 AM CDT - 03:00 PM CDT

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Price $45

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CE Information - Earn up to 3 CE Hours

CE Process Info

A continuing education certificate for the event will be obtained using the website, CE-Go. Approximately 3 days after the event, you will receive an email containing a link to CE-Go.   (This link will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event).

Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

Complete evaluation forms for the event (Mandatory to receive credit for each session)

Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go process, please contact CE-Go at 877 248 6789 or by email at


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