CNVC Certified Trainer from Santa Cruz, California, USA
Kelly Bryson MA, MFT, is author of the best selling book, Don't Be Nice, Be Real: Balancing Passion for Self with Compassion for Others, and contributor to the anthology The Marriage of Sex and Spirit (With Deepak Chopra, John Gray, Scott Peck, Margo Anand, Wayne Dyer, Thich Nhat Hanh, Riane Eisler, Barbara Marx Hubbard).
Kelly has been featured in Elle and Shape magazines, appeared on many TV and radio shows, lived in an ashram for many years and is a humorist, singer and licensed therapist in private practice. He keynotes conventions (National Montessori, Salinas Peace Summit), is an inspirational speaker (presented at the Association for Global New Thought conference), has been a CNVC Certified Trainer for more than 20 years and has trained thousands in the USA, Europe and the Middle East. He trains, presents and consults with groups, corporations (Tony Robbins, Paul Mitchell Salons), churches (all flavors), schools (Body/Mind College), clubs and all types of organizations. He is the founder of Shangri La Healing Sanctuary community in Santa Cruz, California, USA, and studied with E. Stanley Jones, Gandhi’s concierge and friend.
"Practicing the techniques in Kelly’s seminar can move you out of old patterns and bring greater authenticity and aliveness to your life and relationships."
—Alan Cohen, author, I Had It All the Time, The Dragon Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Website: Language of Compassion
Website: Book: Don't Be Nice, Be Real
In this inspiring audio, Kelly discusses the true value of transparency and "truth." He defines truth as the whole truth, including our inner experience; this could also be called self transparency.
Speaking the truth creates congruence, which creates trust, facilitating understanding and cooperation. Without truth there is no growth in our relationships and community. If this is true, then what keeps us from speaking our truth?