Center for Change and Transformation | Dr Kathy Obear

Virtual Institute:

In It for the LONG Haul

with Dr. Kathy Obear

Don’t make excuses or brush off the early warning signs of passion fatigue.

If you’re ignoring the symptoms of burnout – or you’re already aware you’re close to flaming out but don’t know exactly what to do – help is right here.

Join me for an in-depth look at what should be your top priority this season and beyond: self-care and community care.

Wondering what makes our Virtual Institutes different from the webinar events we offer? No frills, no fluff. Just:


Your chance to experience me facilitating participants through activities.


An excellent team-building, skill development, professional growth opportunity for your organization.

Your Space

Deepen your capacity to infuse self-care as you learn and practice new skills and tools.


Build on the concepts covered in the webinar to deepen your understanding and capacity.


Develop proactive strategies to successfully integrate self and community care into daily activities.


Walk away with the knowledge you need to effectively implement proven tools right away.

It's Time for a Change.

Self-care is not an option. It is a MUST.

You’ll only hear about the strategies and tools that actually work at this Virtual Institute.

Do you think that because you love the work you’re doing as a change agent, you’ll never suffer from burnout?
Be real with yourself: you cannot keep giving and sustaining this intense activism and change work without taking care of yourself. Remember, your work is vital – and so are YOU!

During this engaging 3 hour Virtual Institute, we'll cover:
  • What self-care really is – and why it needs to be your #1 priority
  • How to identify the warning signs of burnout and passion fatigue – in yourself and others
  • Ways to infuse simple self-care practices seamlessly into your daily activities
  • Strategies to create a greater sense of community care within your organization
  • Techniques for teaching about self-care more effectively to help others


Here's What Others Are Saying...

Susie Mahoney, Ed.D.

Midlevel Manager

“Kathy’s sessions are engaging, interactive and nonthreatening. She creates a brave space where people can honestly engage and learn from each other’ stories and experiences.”

Renee Pusey

Penn State Extension

“My awareness of Microaggressions has leaped from “What is it?” to “Aware & Able to Identify”. Dr. Obear used great personal examples which demonstrated how we all can benefit from a self examination on this topic.”

Deanne W. Hurley

VP for Enrollment Management + Student Affairs
Ursuline College

“Doing work around inclusion and equity is hard. Dr. Obear uses humor and story telling to help people to understand. Everyone comes into professional development at different levels and she does an excellent job at not shaming or blaming but trying to help others have self-awareness and an appreciation for others.”

In this engaging Virtual Institute, come experience the activities that will empower you and your colleagues to make self-care and community care an effortless part of everyday life.

Professional Development Licence

ONLY $497

Purchase includes attendance at the 3-hour event and an opportunity to purchase an organizational license after the live event at a 50% discount.

Have a question or need a different payment option? Contact us!

Self-care is absolutely ESSENTIAL.

If you’re neglecting self-care and community care, you could be in the fast lane to burnout. Remember – you cannot give from an empty cup.

Come learn how to seamlessly infuse self-care into your daily practices.