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Difficult Conversations

October 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

top Coworking space in Walnut Creek, California

This workshop synthesizes years of research and best practices in a most thought provoking learning experience about the emotions and contributors of difficult conversations. Attendees can prepare to be amazed as they experience a distinct shift in perspective and approach to conversations, resulting in improved outcomes for all involved. The inclusion of Motivational Interviewing, is well positioned at the end of this workshop provoking a synchronized call to action like no other.

Attendees can expect to:

Distinguish the most appropriate strategies for having difficult conversations
Avoid exhausting arguments and engage in shared decision making
Accurately analyze verbal cues to navigate successfully through conversations
Inspire another person into self-directed action to healthy behavioral changes
Assemble a successful framework to communicate with family, co-workers, etc.
Articulate yourself with intention and authenticity; be understood

About Allyson Mayo:

Preregistration is required.

Dr. Mayo is tireless in her approach to help families, communities, and individuals who are experiencing stress, sadness, and the consequences that come from emotional health disorders. At a time when we have epidemic levels of worry about our children and the devastating consequences of emotional health disorders, she brings a much-needed new approach to the work of behavioral health. She is known nationally for speaking on the new thinking and best practices in behavioral health with a cross sectional approach. Dr. Mayo is known to incorporate music, art, theater, nature, pets, and apps into her practice.

Dr. Allyson Mayo is a Doctor of Behavioral Health with over twenty years of experience developing new business strategies in cross sectional industries including Fortune 50 technology, healthcare, higher education, and local government programs. Dr. Mayo embodies an approach to work that includes diversity with a shared vision as a competitive advantage. She is the Executive Director of Providing Easier Access to Care Everywhere (PEACE) Project, founder of Behavioral Fitness and serves as the Chair of Mental Health on the Contra Costa County’s Family and Children Trust Committee.

She is a professor at the University of San Francisco’s, School of Nursing and Health Professions, Department of Population Health.  As a Doctor of Behavioral Health, she is currently addressing the biggest drug epidemic in history through initiatives on root causes of systemic public health problems and prioritizing workforce development.


October 23, 2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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