The Daring Way™ Show Up. Be Seen. Live Brave.™

PROGRAM  The Daring Way™ is a one-day workshop based on the work of Dr. Brené Brown.  Participants can take this opportunity to learn how to show up, be seen and live brave in the challenging arenas of life.  In this workshop we will learn about how to understand shame and move through shame towards wholeheartedness.  Through experiential learning, we will explore key components of Dr. Brené Brown’s research regarding shame, vulnerability and wholehearted living.

∙ Participants will understand the difference between shame, guilt, humiliation, and embarrassment.

∙ Participants will recognize shame when it is triggered.

∙ Participants will engage in experiential learning about shame resiliency skills to move through shame towards wholeheartedness.

∙ Participants will explore the relationship between vulnerability, courage and trust.

∙ Participants will learn the value of empathy and self-compassion as significant remedies to shame.

AUDIENCE therapists, spiritual directors, pastoral care professionals, others
DATE/TIME April 5, 2018 / 9:00AM – 5:30PM
COST Early Bird: $85. After March 16: $100. Tuition and snacks provided. Lunch on your own.




First Christian Church  / 2500 University Avenue / Des Moines, IA

Clergy and Therapy



Dianne Morris Jones is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator-Consultant (CDWF-C) practicing at Family Legacy Counseling in Des Moines, Iowa. Dianne is the author of Stop Breathe Believe, Mindful Living One Thought at a Time and I’m Fine, A Real Feelings Journal.  She has a degree in Family Finance from Texas Tech University and a Master’s degree in Counseling from West Texas A&M University.  Dianne is an energetic and creative person who approaches life and her professional counseling with an enthusiasm for growth in wholehearted living.  She practices individual and couples counseling from a mindful, cognitive behavioral approach.  Her clinical focus includes depression, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and life transitions.  In addition to being a Certified Laughter Yoga Instructor, Dianne has extensive training in Spiritual Direction and the Enneagram.  She speaks frequently on the joys and challenges of choosing to live life in an intentional, contemplative and authentic way.  Dianne enjoys outdoor adventures, photography and spending time with friends and family.  Dianne and her husband Roger, live in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Nancy Schornack:  Nancy received her Master’s degree from Colorado Christian University, and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the State of Iowa with over 30 years of counseling experience. Nancy owns her own private practice, Second Journey Counseling in Johnston, IA ( where she focuses her clinical work towards adults, groups, and couples in the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, shame, life adjustment, and spiritual formation.   As a Daring Way™ certified facilitator and consultant (CDWF-C), Nancy is passionate about facilitating the work of Dr. Brené Brown with individuals, couples, and groups and mentoring other professionals in this work.   Nancy also enjoys speaking to a variety of groups on topics related to emotional and relational wellness and spiritual growth. Her greatest joy is being married to Kent and enjoying adventures with their adult sons and their wives.   She enjoys travel, cheering on the ISU Cyclones, and being in her kayak enjoying the solitude and beauty of nature.

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