Bonnie Cripe PhD, LMSW, ACSW
Phone: (231) 592-8090
Bonnie has conducted a number of workshops both internationally and throughout the United States on a variety of topics. She enjoys presenting workshops and classes at The Centre Building and also sponsors other speakers in order to provide a wide range of topics and information to the community.
Effective Weight Loss: Change the Way You Think about Food
Diets don’t work. When you change the way you think about food, and yourself, you change your life. Learn how to break through the barriers of old habits, beliefs and self-sabotage that keep you from reaching your goal.
Creating the Life You Want
What is it that you want to create in your life? — Healthy relationships, a successful business, obtaining a college degree or more time for fun in your life? Learn what keeps you from getting what you truly desire and begin creating the life that you want. This is an interactive and experiential workshop.
Emotional Freedom Technique
Emotional Freedom Technique, or EFT, is a simple but highly effective technique for healing or reducing a wide variety of emotional and or physical symptoms. The average person can learn this technique to help heal phobias, panic/anxiety attacks, ADHD related problems, addictions, depression, weight loss, grief, physical ailments and more.
Healing Through Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy is a tool that can be used for so much more than weight loss and smoking cessation! Healing through hypnotherapy can also reduce or sometimes eliminate symptoms of certain diseases. It has been used to help with phobias and anxiety disorders; for pain management, addiction, self-empowerment, healing relationships and much, much more!! In reality, all hypnosis is Self-Hypnosis; no one can make you do anything without your permission. This is both an informative and experiential workshop. Come and learn more about this powerful healing tool; learn how to access the healer within and in the process change your life!
Coping with Grief, Loss and Change
Divorce, death, loss of a job, moving and illness are examples of the many changes and losses we experience in life. Learn how to cope with the changes and losses in your life in a healthy way and grow through them rather than allowing them to stop you from moving forward in your life. Grief, Loss and Change: Getting Through the Holidays Holidays can be a tough time for those who have experienced loss. Learn about the grief process, the tasks of grieving, and gain tools for getting through the holidays. This workshop would be helpful for those who are grieving themselves as well as those who would like to help others.
The Communication Connection
Does it seem like you are not communicating as effectively as you would like to with people in your life? Do you feel like you are not as close to your spouse or significant other as you would like to be? Does it often seem like what you say and what people seem to hear is different than what you meant?
We are all unique individuals and that includes how we communicate with one another. Learn about how to communicate effectively with people by understanding about different learning styles, love languages, body language, emotional and cultural filters, and how to listen effectively
Stress Management for Life
Are you feeling “stretched to the limit” and tired? Are you feeling like you are just getting “through” the day instead of “from” the day? Learn how to manage your life instead of having it manage you.
Risk Taking 101
Do you have a goal or a dream that you want to create but feel stuck? Learn how to create change in your life by taking healthy, calculated risks. You might be more of a risk taker than you think!
Out With the Old and In With The New: Embracing Change in Our Lives
Change is a part of life. The more we resist it, the more challenging things become. Learn to overcome your fear of change and embrace the new patterns, relationships and opportunities that can enrich your life.
Finding Balance in Your Life: Understanding Archetypes and Chakras as a Path to Healing
In understanding, healing and developing our seven main chakras we touch almost every aspect of our lives and can effect remarkable growth and change within. Each chakra is represented by various archetypes. Archetypes are projections or mirrors of all the emotional qualities which come from the core of human experience – strengths, weaknesses, love and hate, courage and fear. This is a fun and interactive workshop.