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Circle Work Coaching

Communicate to

The quality of our lives
comes from the quality of our relationships.

The quality of our relationships
comes from the quality of our communication.


Powerful. Profound.

Council is a simple but powerful tool that shifts communication to be more authentic, heartfelt and productive. It can be used to foster connection in any setting: schools, businesses, prisons, non-profits, and to enhance personal or professional relationships.

  • Foster authentic communication

  • Invite engagement and empathy

  • Increase cross-cultural awareness and inclusiveness

  • Deepen connections with students, staff, colleagues, or within your family

  • On-board new employees

  • Navigate changes and challenges

  • Mark significant transitions and milestones

Our Trainers

Our trainers and facilitators have decades of experience with leading and teaching Council in a variety of settings, and will customize a training, seminar or ongoing program to meet the unique needs of your organization.

Virtual trainings and in-person events are available.


Natalie White

Natalie is a seasoned Council trainer, and has taught the practice in schools, prisons, and with the staff of non-profit organizations.

After many years teaching Language Arts, she is now a Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Los Angeles.

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Doug Adrianson

A leader of numerous council training programs over the past two decades, Doug has facilitated circles in corporate, nonprofit, school, prison, and wilderness settings; has guided rites-of-passage programs for hundreds of teenagers and adults.


Irasha Talifero

Irasha is a naturalist, social justice activist, mother, grandmother, lover of nature and children.  A longtime Council trainer, she has brought the work to prisons, schools and at-risk youth.


Taylor Morgan

Taylor is a writer and former radio personality who has used and taught Council in schools, prisons and for corporate team-building, as well as in ceremony for weddings, memorials and other events of significance.


Learn more about our programs and upcoming trainings.

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