The Women’s Circle Retreats for women
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The Leaders Both Kay and Wendy have extensive experience as therapists and women's groups facilitators. They bring a deep respect for the feminine and work to help women strengthen their inner voices and wisdom.  They are dedicated to the integration of mindy, body and spirit while creating a space that is safe, creative, joyful and meaningful.     Kay Gardner has been a cofacilitator of the Women's Circle for 25 years.  She has run national and international workshops for women including Women, Sex and Power, Healing the Father Wound, Persephone's Journey and Sacred Theater.  She is also a lead senior trainer of the Internal Family Systems model of psychotherapy.  She is a yogini and a Buddhist practitioner of 30 years.  She brings all of that into her work at the Women's Circle and is passionate about the empowerment of women and the feminine in this time and culture.   Wendy Kopald, LCSW is co-leader of The Women’s Circle. She is a psychotherapist in the Chicago area, and she has worked extensively with women’s issues individually, in couples ,families and in groups. She is committed to working holistically to help women connect with their strengths and their inner voice. She has facilitated groups that focus on peace initiatives with women of different cultures. In her spare time she is a jewelry maker and working on her writing skills. This work is very close to her heart as she has witnessed the powerful experiences that communities of women create.

The Leaders

-Kay Gardner, LCPC  - Wendy Kopald, LCSW

Other Services:

The Women's Circle offers individual and couples therapy for adolescent and adult women and men.  We also offer therapy groups for  adolescent girls and women.  The Women's Circle staff provides consultation to agencies, schools and businesses on topics ranging from team strengthening, gender issues, and girls' and womens' development. To contact Wendy or Kay directly for their private psychotherapy practices : Wendy Kopald 847-677-5611 Wkopald@aol.com Kay Gardner Kaygbug@yahoo.com 847-494-7130
The Women’s Circle Retreats for women
Copyright (c) 2018, The Womens' Circle, Inc. All   rights reserved.
The Leaders
-Kay Gardner, LCPC  - Wendy Kopald, LCSW  Both Dee and Wendy have extensive experience as therapists and women's groups facilitators. They bring a deep respect for the feminine and work to help women strengthen their inner voices and wisdom.  They are dedicated to the integration of mindy, body and spirit while creating a space that is safe, creative, joyful and meaningful. Kay Gardner has been a cofacilitator of the Women's Circle for 25 years.  She has run national and international workshops for women including Women, Sex and Power, Healing the Father Wound, Persephone's Journey and Sacred Theater.  She is also a lead senior trainer of the Internal Family Systems model of psychotherapy.  She is a yogini and a Buddhist practitioner of 30 years.  She brings all of that into her work at the Women's Circle and is passionate about the empowerment of women and the feminine in this time and culture. Wendy Kopald, LCSW is co-leader of The Women’s Circle. She is a psychotherapist in the Chicago area, and she has worked extensively with women’s issues individually, in couples ,families and in groups. She is committed to working holistically to help women connect with their strengths and their inner voice. She has facilitated groups that focus on peace initiatives with women of different cultures. In her spare time she is a jewelry maker and working on her writing skills. This work is very close to her heart as she has witnessed the powerful experiences that communities of women create.

 Additional Staff:

 Women that have attended the Women’s Circle weekend in the past also assist on the weekend. 

Our Mission :

  We have a strong commitment to building community. We believe that building a deeper connection to one’s self fosters the hopefulness and strength within, which then brings that hopefulness and strength into our relationship and our communities Other Services: The Women's Circle offers individual and couples therapy for adolescent and adult women and men.  We also offer therapy groups for  adolescent girls and women.  The Women's Circle staff provides consultation to agencies, schools and businesses on topics ranging from team strengthening, gender issues, and girls' and womens' development. To contact Wendy or Kay directly for their private psychotherapy practices : Wendy Kopald  847-677-5611 Wkopald@aol.com Kay Gardner Kaygbug@yahoo.com 847-494-7130

The Leaders