Courageous Conversations

About Courageous Conversations

Working at a hospice exposes us to every kind of human emotion and experience. What we have learnt is that we all have a story. We all experience heartbreak, heartache, uncertainty and difficult times in our lives. Courageous Conversations was borne out of this knowledge. Courageous Conversations is about talking about the 'unspeakable' issues that we are often confronted with and have no outlet to express or learn coping mechanisms for…

When: Our Courageous Conversations are set to take place once a month, on a Saturday, from 10am-1:30pm.

Where: We will host our talks and speakers at the beautiful and tranquil Café la Plume, which is located at 17 Joan Rd, Glenanda, Joburg South. For more information about this venue, click here.

Cost: R150pp, which includes the talk, any discussion notes as well as a light tea and refreshments. (Other items ordered from the café's menu will be for your own account.)

Booking is essential as these talks are limited to 30 participants. To RSVP, kindly email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Dates for 2018

  • 19 May - theme: 'The LOSS Toolbox'

Our facilitator: Holistic Entrepreneur, Marisa Wolheim - a dedicated and passionate trainer with 21 years' experience in Hospice Care - will present 'The LOSS Toolbox' on Saturday, 19 May, from 10am to 1:30pm at Café la Plume: "Understanding the process of Loss and how it affects us can equip us to cope better and assist us to know how to hear and support those around us also going through Loss, for we never experience alone," she says.

"I specialize in facilitating a journey within, so you can discover, heal and reclaim yourself from your past, emotions and attitudes," explains Marisa, who also believes in empowering people with the knowledge to understand the realities of life "such as loss, death and grief." "Marisa is a phenomenal teacher and we often turn to her for guidance and counselling at our hospice," explains Stepping Stone CEO, Tersia Burger. "Her courses and talks are very popular, with people often remarking about how much they learn about living consciously and being able to cope with the realities of life."

  • June (date to be confirmed)
  • 21 July
  • 11 August
  • 22 September
  • 13 October
  • November (date to be confirmed)
  • 8 December

Partners & Sponsors

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  • SCS Archritecs
  • Grindrod
  • Grayston Travel
  • Alberton Rekord
  • Mgwezi
  • Alberton Selfstorage
  • Phatman Designs
  • Reading Country Club
  • Fusion Digital
  • Sudwest Charcoal Experts
  • The Creative Cafe
  • AC Industriel Cleaning

Contact Us

Contact Information


  • 010 442 5059

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    +27 86 724 0480

    0520756

    096-632
  • Account Name
    Stepping Stone Hospice and Care Services

    Bank Name
    Absa

    Branch Code
    632005

    Account Number
    4086095643
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