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Empowered Man

Welcome to Empowered Man, a supportive community of men dedicated to personal growth, mutual support, and authentic connection.

What does it mean to be a Man today? In the past, being a provider was our measure of acceptance and success. Today, we need to meet our mental/emotional needs within ourselves, our partner(s), and the world at large. How does one do that effectively when operating from old programming? Many of us fail to meet this emotional need, resulting in low confidence, shame-filled moments, and a feeling of no purpose. Being a man feels isolating and lonely because this lack of confidence keeps us behind closed doors, worried about how we will be perceived. What does it mean to try on this emotional garment? Will we be picked on, harassed, or bullied? There is an openness and acceptance today when men show up vulnerable. The new measure of strength is showing the edgy or vulnerable side(s) of ourselves while also holding our masculine frame. 
 
How does one do this?
 
This group will be an entry point to help you learn what this looks and feels like. You will walk away with deep connection, increased awareness, and personal growth and development skills. Relationships will be more engaging, and life will feel more balanced. Walking out the door after 6-weeks, you will notice more preparedness and skills in meeting today's relational needs. Self-love will steadily increase with this knowledge and acceptance of who you are becoming.
 
Welcome to feeling Empowered!
Why Now? The Loneliest Time To Be A Man
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“I can't change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust the sails to always reach my destination ."

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The Details

WHAT: A 6-week Group for Men Wanting Community & Support,

Authentic Connection, and Personal Growth.

 

WHEN: Beginning Wednesday, Mar. 20th, 2024 - 6-8pm

Wednesday, Mar. 27th, 2024 - 6-8pm

Wednesday, Apr. 3rd, 2024 - 6-8pm

Wednesday, Apr. 24th, 2024 - 6-8 pm

Wednesday May 1st, 2024 - 6-8pm

Wednesday, May. 8th, 2024 - 6-8 pm

 

WHERE: In person in Golden; 1204 Washington Ave Golden, CO

 

COST: $300, Payment is required upfront. Venmo Handle: robert-watterson

 

WHO: This group is limited to 8 men ages 18-up.

 

INFO: Please reach out to Robbie Watterson @

       Email: Robbie@ritualsmentalhealth.com

       Phone: 720-805-4639

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 Join Empowered Man:

  • Community and Support: Break free from isolation and connect with a diverse community of men who understand and support you.

  • Emotional Well-being: Develop emotional intelligence, resilience, and coping skills to navigate life's challenges more effectively.

  • Authentic Connection: Experience the power of authentic connection and vulnerability in a supportive group setting.

  • Personal Growth: Embark on a journey of self-discovery, self-improvement, and personal transformation with the guidance and support of the group.

  • Positive Masculinity: Challenge stereotypes of masculinity and explore what it means to be a healthy, empowered man in today's world.

Overview of Our Time Together

Please note: This is an overview and for those (including myself) who love to know what the hell you will be up to. 

Week 1: Building Trust and Connection

  • Introduction and Welcome: Participants will be introduced to the group's purpose, structure, and guidelines. Facilitators will establish a safe and supportive environment conducive to open sharing and mutual respect.

  • Icebreaker Activities: We'll engage in icebreaker activities and exercises to foster connection, build rapport, and establish trust among group members.

  • Sharing Our Stories: Participants will have the opportunity to share aspects of their personal journeys, including challenges, triumphs, and aspirations, in a supportive and non-judgmental space.

Week 2: Exploring Emotions and Vulnerability

  • Understanding Emotions: We'll explore the role of emotions in men's lives, challenging societal norms and stereotypes surrounding masculinity and emotional expression.

  • Cultivating Vulnerability: Participants will practice vulnerability by sharing their feelings, fears, and vulnerabilities with the group, fostering deeper connections and emotional intimacy.

  • Coping Strategies: We'll discuss healthy coping strategies for managing stress, anxiety, and other emotional challenges, empowering participants to prioritize self-care and emotional well-being.

Week 3: Navigating Relationships and Communication

  • Effective Communication Skills: We'll explore principles of active listening, assertive communication, and conflict resolution to enhance interpersonal relationships and communication.

  • Boundaries and Consent: Participants will learn about the importance of setting and respecting boundaries in relationships, promoting mutual respect and understanding.

  • Relationship Dynamics: We'll discuss common relationship challenges and explore strategies for fostering healthy, fulfilling relationships with partners, family members, and friends.

Week 4: Exploring Identity and Self-Discovery

  • Identity Exploration: Participants will engage in reflective exercises and discussions to explore their identities, values, beliefs, and sense of purpose.

  • Self-Compassion and Acceptance: We'll explore the importance of self-compassion, self-acceptance, and self-care in promoting emotional well-being and resilience.

  • Embracing Authenticity: Participants will be encouraged to embrace their authentic selves and celebrate their unique qualities, strengths, and vulnerabilities.

Week 5: Coping with Life Transitions and Challenges

  • Navigating Life Transitions: We'll explore common life transitions such as career changes, relationship changes, and loss, and discuss strategies for coping and adapting to change.

  • Resilience Building: Participants will learn about resilience factors and engage in resilience-building exercises to enhance their ability to bounce back from adversity.

  • Peer Support and Mutual Aid: We'll emphasize the importance of peer support and mutual aid in times of challenge, encouraging participants to lean on one another for support and encouragement.

Week 6: Integration and Moving Forward

  • Reflection and Integration: Participants will reflect on their experiences, insights, and growth throughout the 6-week journey, identifying key takeaways and areas for continued exploration.

  • Goal Setting and Action Planning: We'll engage in goal-setting exercises and action planning to identify steps for continued personal growth, self-care, and community involvement.

  • Closing Ceremony: We'll conclude with a closing ceremony to honor our shared journey, express gratitude, and celebrate the bonds of brotherhood formed during our time together.

Join Us: If you're seeking a supportive community of men committed to personal growth, emotional well-being, and authentic connection, we invite you to join Empowered Man. Together, we'll navigate life's challenges, celebrate our victories, and support each other on the path to wholeness and unity.

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Meet Your Guide

Robbie Watterson 

 I am a Mental Health Therapist and currently live in Black Hawk, CO among the beautiful rocky mountains with my wife and 2 little dogs and our newest cat companion. I moved to Colorado 5 years ago from TN to find a different way of life after experiencing auto-immune and heart issues. I didn’t know where life was leading me at the time but I trusted there was more out in the world for me to experience. I completed a master's degree in public health at a mental health clinic in Fort Collins. It turned out that upon finishing the program, I felt called to pursue mental health so I attended Naropa University in Boulder and graduated last year from the Transpersonal Wilderness Therapy Program. It was a very rich, alive, and tender experience overall and I feel it has helped me to step deeper into connection with myself, community, and nature. My passion involves the outdoors, heart-centered connection with my community, stepping into discomfort, and learning how to be a more loving, compassionate man. My goals in life both in career and as a therapist are to raise awareness, build connection, and empower others to trust/follow their internal compass.

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Below are the steps to take in order to sign up and save your spot in the next in-person group located in Golden, CO

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#1 Fill out google form

Click here to sign up. Fill out the google form thoroughly. 

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Make your payment through Venmo

Click here to make your payment  through Venmo. Total is $300 for 6 group sessions. Payment is non-refundable. 

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Schedule a brief connection call with Robbie

After you sign up, please email or text me to schedule a call to get started. I look forward to having you in the group!

Email: robbie@ritualsmentalhealth.com

Phone: 720-805-4639

Contact

Connect with Robbie now by phone or email to get started. I look forward to having you in group. 

720-805-4639

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