Parent Program

This FREE workshop series is open to ALL parents with children of any age, from any community in the southern zone or even those visiting the region who are curious.

 

Come! You’re all welcome.

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Living in paradise is amazing and at the same time navigating the Costa Rica way of life can raise plenty of challenges for parents and children.  These workshops are designed to create a space of freedom and safety for great conversation. Come and discuss compelling ideas, share your experiences and learn from others.

Always better together! 

 

We have a wealth of amazing people from all over the world here in our corner of Costa Rica. Coming together to support each other and problem solve together can be the difference between feeling alone and isolated, or connected and resilient.

What: Intro to the Costa Ballena Free Parents Program

When: Tuesday, February 22nd 2022 @ 1pm - 2:30 pm**

Where: La Choza, Ojochal

RSVP to reserve your spot to osajungleacademy@gmail.com Or patrice@patricemccauley.com

If you can’t make it on February 22nd but you’re CURIOUS and would LOVE to know more please email Patrice at the above address. 

**Following the workshop at 2:30pm there will be an update for OJA parents on classes as well as some meet the teacher time.  At 3pm a short ceremony will take place to open the Llank’ay Temple.  All families are welcomed to stay for either or both events.

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Workshops

We will propose topics that we are sure you will love (or relate to). And in each Parent Circle, you get to CHOOSE what we discuss.

Scroll over some of the suggested themes for more information >>>

01

So Happy Together: 

The How of Happiness for Parents and Kids.

We’ll explore the scientifically derived conditions of happiness reminding you that happiness is actually under your control. So you can boost your good feelings and teach happiness to your kids.

02

Life’s Key Skill:

Learning How to Learn

Moving to Costa Rica was a real learning experience. There’s so much that we didn’t know we didn’t know. Imagine how baffling it is for the kids. This will be a workshop and discussion of the principles of learning. Helping everyone master the necessary knowledge.

03

Less Stress, More Calm and Confidence

Life in paradise can be awesome. And sometimes more than we can handle.                     

Learn to chill in the heat of problems and carry on.

Our Facilitators

Your hosts for this Programme are: 

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Tony Johnson
Mental Health & Wellness Therapist

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Tony is a psychologist and retired university mental health center therapist with over 30 years experience and a PhD in Clinical Psychology. He has written and run mental health programmes for adults and university students on a wide range of mental health and wellness topics from cultivating happiness, managing stress and anxiety to overcoming procrastination and improving relationships.

 

Tony and his wife have lived in Ojochal for 12 years, where they have learned that resourcefulness and a good sense of humor are essential for a happy life in CR. They have 2 kids and 4 grandkids.

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Patrice McCauley

Empowerment Coach

Patrice spent 20+ years working for large Corporates and Tech Start-Ups in Digital Marketing (yes right from the early days when websites were online brochures). In later years she moved into Strategic Partner Relationship Management and Sales.

 

Her career took her around the world working and living in 6 countries and travelling as much as she could in between becoming Certified in numerous healing modalities. She is now an Empowerment Coach working with adults and kids and is passionate about helping people of all ages to find their joy and create a life of true meaning and satisfaction.

Patrice McCauley

Empowerment Coach

Plant Biology

Patrice spent 20+ years working for large Corporates and Tech Start-Ups in Digital Marketing (yes right from the early days when websites were online brochures). In later years she moved into Strategic Partner Relationship Management and Sales.

 

Her career took her around the world working and living in 6 countries and travelling as much as she could in between becoming Certified in numerous healing modalities. She is now an Empowerment Coach working with adults and kids and is passionate about helping people of all ages to find their joy and create a life of true meaning and satisfaction.

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Patrice McCauley

Empowerment Coach

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Patrice spent 20+ years working for large Corporates and Tech Start-Ups in Digital Marketing (yes right from the early days when websites were online brochures). In later years she moved into Strategic Partner Relationship Management and Sales.

 

Her career took her around the world working and living in 6 countries and travelling as much as she could in between becoming Certified in numerous healing modalities. She is now an Empowerment Coach working with adults and kids and is passionate about helping people of all ages to find their joy and create a life of true meaning and satisfaction.

www.patricemccauley.com

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