Corporate Speaking and Free Non-Profit Talks
I am available for wellness classes and presentations in Northern California and via Teleconference. I work with service organizations, wellness centers, corporations and clubs. The topics below can be adapted for presentations from one to three hours. They work well for both small and large audiences.
Mindfulness, meditation, and relaxation techniques for health and stress reduction.
Self-Care for Caregivers and Helping Professionals:
Strategies for prioritizing your physical and emotional wellness and avoiding burnout.
Honest, Direct, and Kind Communication:
Whether you're talking to your spouse, coworker, employee or kid, the best policy is always honesty. But it's not always easy to deliver (or receive) a difficult message or set a boundary with compassion and grace. This class is taught in workshop format so participants get hand's on experience.
Self care is not regular exercise and bubble baths (though it may include those things). Self care is listening to your physical and emotional needs, then respecting and honoring those needs to the fullest extent possible. This could mean more or less exercise, small changes in diet or sleep schedule. Or it could be big changes in how you work or how you relate to others.
How to Say No to Difficult People:
Without guilt, fear, or meanness.
Self Care for Chronic Illness or Pain: Making the best life you can while honoring (and sometimes grieving) your limits.
Compassionate Communication: How listening to understand (instead of respond) can transform your relationships.
"Il dulce far niente" - The Sweetness of Doing Nothing: How unstructured time makes you more creative, productive, and happier.
Professional Speaking Clients
I have been teaching in the fields of technology, marketing and psychology since 1991. The following is a partial list of organizations where I have presented lectures, workshops and training.
- Sony Music
- Capitol Records
- Oasis Senior Learning Centers
- The Cancer Support Community
- Familias Unidas
- John F. Kennedy University Counseling Centers
- California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
- Child Abuse Prevention Council
- Continuing Education Training Collective
"You are an incredible teacher. I don't remember the last time a CE workshop flew by and left me hungry for more. You managed to convey complex material in a clear, accessible way. Your feedback was kind, generous, straightforward, extremely helpful and immediately usable. You created a safe and supportive atmosphere but didn't stint on honesty. I'll be back!"
- Ruth Davis Kalb, Licensed Psychologist
"I found this training really exceptional. Julie is highly skilled, very funny, exceedingly helpful, and a great presenter."
Teresa Allen, MFT
"Julie's teaching style is gentle, refreshing, humorous and most of all empowering. With the information she provides and her approach, she made me see how I could communicate from a genuine and empathic place. No tricks or gimmicks, just my true and real Self."
"Your presentation was so well recieved. Our members really need people like you who can offer knowledge and expertise, but really do it from the heart."
Julie K., Cancer Support Community
Book Julie for Your Organization
To schedule a lecture, workshop or training, please call me at (925)335-6441
or use my contact form
. I generally respond to inquiries within 2 business days, except during vacation and unplugged times.
My professonal speaking services are free to all non-profit organizations.
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