Melissa Abecassis

Melissa Abecassis

Melissa Abecassis

Coach | Mediator | Facilitator

Connection | Reconciliation | Collaboration

 

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What makes us feel alive? How do we live in integrity to that question? with kindness and compassion?

If these questions speak to you, then we have something in common. I believe that being human is a complex undertaking, which requires support, especially if we want to navigate life with integrity, love and creativity.

 

Most of my work is based on connection, reconciliation and collaboration.

 

💚 Connection: to ourselves so taht we ca connect to others and our envionment.

🔗 Reconciliation: with our past and future so that we can be creative and work with our reality.

🐝 Collaboration: to develop a collaborative mindset which supports innovative actions for a more beautiful world.

 

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Specialist Areas:

  1. Mental Health (especially with teens)
  2. Relational Dynamics and Conflict Management
  3. Collective Intelligence and Collaboration for innovation

 

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I'm currently working with:

I work with various projects supporting or leading on process design, facilitation and coaching.

These are the projects that I regularly work with. I also work with smaller projects or with individuals - as a coach, mentor, consultant.

 

🌐 Global Trust Project

Trust building and Sustainability Development Goals education consultancy.

 

💡 Brink

Behavioural Innovation Consultancy helping teams tackle big problems with clarity and courage.

 

📻 HalenProject

Aiming to destigmatise receiving support and making getting help more accessible.

 

♾️ ChangeMakerExchange

A global community of young change makers collaborating to create impactful actions.

 

 

 

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Current Passion Projects:

 

🍽️ Empathy Dinner 🍽️

We host dinners on controversial topics with people who hold opposing views, facilitated to have dialogues.

Find us on spotify and youtube.

***Feel free to get intouch - we always look for people to collaborate with.***

 

🍀 Empathy Connections 🍀

Monthly study and support group exploring everything that looks at enabling connection, collaboration and innovation.

We especially focus on exploring polarities, divisions, gender/race/identity politics.

In the process of developing processes to support groups and organisations to have courageous conversations about difficult topics.

 

 

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Qualifications:

  • Certified Relational Dynamics Coach
  • Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Youth Mental health First Aider
  • Ilan lev Method Certification (feldenkreis inspired)

 

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Other Training:

  • NVC (1000++Hours)
  • Mediation
  • The Work That Reconnects - Joanna Macy (1year facilitation training)
  • Systemic Impact
  • Participatory Facilitation
  • Dragon Dreaming
  • Mindfulness

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Languages:

  • English
  • French
  • Swedish

 

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☕ Let's have a virtual tea 😊

 

melissa.abecassis@gmail.com