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FACILITATING CHANGE

Creating containers that nurture curiosity, courageous risk-taking and aligned authenticity, in service to transformative change

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Coaching with Individuals, Couples and Other Relationships

Individual ("Life") and Relationship Coaching/Facilitation, Groups and Workshops

I'm delighted to work with queer, trans, and poly folks (as well as folks who don't identify in these ways).

"Tasha’s support has made us more resourceful listeners and collaborators in our partnership, as well as in other relationships with family, friends and colleagues."

Aurora del Val

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Work with Organizations

Capacity-Building Focused Facilitation of Meetings, Retreats, Processes and Dialogues,

Organizational Diagnosis,

Training, and

Executive and Team Coaching

for

Nonprofits,

Intentional/CoHousing Communities,

Community Land Trusts,

Businesses, and

Government Agencies/Departments

"You invited the great wisdom of the group, helping us to live into being community and leaders in a profound way."

Melissa Reed, Leaven Community

Thought Partner Work

Flexible, collaborative, quickly available support for facilitators and consultants

“Tasha was an invaluable thought partner for me. My client benefited from my having had Tasha’s help reflecting on their situation and strengths, and co-creating with her an agenda to support their decision-making conversation."

Allison Handler, Principal

www.travertinestrategies.com

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Workshops and
Other Trainings

I offer a variety of workshops, through Portland Community College's Community Education division, at conferences, on my own, and for groups by invitation.

 

Some workshops I regularly offer include:

  • Tools for Getting Unstuck

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Taming Your Inner Critic

  • Moving from Complaints to Collaboration

  • Building Mutual Respect and Trust

  • Meeting Facilitation Skills (basic and intermediate)

From Workshop Evaluations:

"A very different way of viewing and dealing with difficulties. It was rewarding and had very good results."

"Gives you tangible tools to use on your own. Tasha is really great!"

"This workshop has changed how I think about my life."

Affinity Group Work

Doing affinity group work is a way to work with others to build your capacity to make changes that will concretely increase equity, inclusion and the shared sense of belonging – in your self, in your workplace, in your neighborhood, in your family, in your larger community, in this deeply divided nation, and in the world as a whole.

I do this work both inside organizations, and as stand-alone groups.

I lead affinity groups focused on the work "folks like me" need to do in service to this work. As a white, cis-gender, queer woman, that means I work with groups of: White folks (of all other identities), women/femmes (including trans-women) and non-binary folk, but not cis-gendered men, queer folk.

I welcome opportunities to co-lead groups and processes that include folks with other identities, as long as my co-facilitator is representative of the identities I am not.

"Tasha contributes curiosity and compassion to conversations about race. Her approach leaves space for multiple perspectives and authentic discussion."

Amy H.

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About Facilitating Change

Creating containers that

nurture curiosity, courageous risk-taking,
and aligned authenticity;

deepen communication and understanding; and

provide generous accountability;

 

in service to transformative change.

Click the button below for:

  • More about my approach, background, training and experience

  • Who I've worked with, and where I've taught

 

  • Recommendations

  • Workshops you can listen to

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Testimonials

“I feel more ready for change and growth than I have for a while—like I am on a good track.”

From a workshop evaluation

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