Services and Classes

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi


a The Connection Practice – 3 hour highly experiential short course

The Connection Practice unites empathy and insight to maximize social and emotional intelligence, building resilience and enhancing performance. To schedule a short course for your faith community, workplace, etc. please contact Cathy Holt here.


Maximize your social and emotional intelligence.

Connect with the beauty and insights of your own heart.

Reduce stress, develop greater self-confidence.

Gain skills for deeper levels of empathic connection.

Click here for an introductory video!


HeartSpeak classes for adultslotus2

HeartSpeak allows you to create the quality of connection that allows everyone’s needs to be met.

You’ll learn to:

  • Empower yourself with the language of choice
  • Recognize your feelings and needs, and give yourself empathy
  • Listen for the unmet needs behind every hard-to-hear message
  • Observe and challenge judgmental thoughts
  • Express your truth, even anger, without blame or judgment
  • Tap the power of appreciation

Includes HeartSpeak minibook. Class size is limited to 6 for an intimate group with individual attention.



Individual coaching in HeartSpeak or The Connection Practice can be done in person or by telephone. Whatever the relationship problem, heart-centered communication can help!



scan0002HeartSpeak for Parents & Kids

Family life flows easier when everyone speaks the language of feelings and needs.

HeartSpeak for Kids

HeartSpeak for Kids includes improvisation, skits, art, music, and games to help kids learn the language of feelings and needs. Previously offered at Francine Delany New School for Children and Estes Elementary. To discuss having a HeartSpeak class at your child’s  school, please contact Cathy Holt.


HeartSpeak brings a compassionate and empathic dimension to help people in conflict to understand one another’s feelings and needs, and move toward resolution.

Holistic Health

Biofeedback, Guided Imagery, Emotional Freedom Technique, Preparation for Surgery, and more.

For Cathy’s credentials and experience, please click here.