Testimonials


Jan’s training was life-changing and spiritually transformative

"Jan's training was life-changing and spiritually transformative. Not only did it help me identify my focus and prioritize my plans, it gave me true faith in my talents and the confidence to share them. The service and insights Jan Provides are invaluable."

Lynne Buchanan Photographer / Yoga Teacher March 13, 2016

I highly recommend Jan Phillips

"Jan was the keynote speaker at our annual convention and I was absolutely captivated with her presentation. Being in a profession that is all about the nuts and bolts of testing, evaluating and meeting governmental guidelines, Jan inspired the audience with her inspirational words and ideas. She made great use of stories to illustrate her points and engage the audience in her ideas. She challenged us to create an image of what we want to accomplish and that image itself becomes motivating on its own. Her ideas on creating balance in our life utilizing the mental, physical, emotional and spiritual sides of ourselves was just the sort of speech that we needed to get our  convention off to a rousing start. It was both educational to the mind and nourishing to the soul. I highly recommend Jan Phillips as a speaker for your organization's event."

Michelle Moelle California Association of School Psychologists Convention 2007 March 14, 2016

It was like going on a holiday to feed my soul

"With her warmth, humor and unique boldness, Jan touches people’s lives and stirs them to creative action. As one participant commented: 'It was like going on a holiday to feed my soul.'"

Gary A. Ritts, Minister Second Congregational Church, Cohasset, MA March 14, 2016

What a great workshop

"I was a participant in the recent workshop that you presented for the Dominican Sisters in Columbus, OH. What a great workshop. Everybody was talking about it long after you left, saying how special it was. Thank you so much, Jan, for doing this kind of work. I hope that you felt as affirmed as we did as a result of your workshop."

Sister Fran Hickey OP Dearborn, MI March 10, 2016

It was an incredible presentation

"I was personally touched most by your ability to blend story-telling, humor and the arts to help participants  regain a healthy sense of themselves. It was an incredible presentation and I look forward to having you back again!"

Laura Picou, MSN, RN Terrebonne General Medical Center, Houma, LA March 14, 2016

Every day was inspiring and fulfilling

"What inspired me most was the way Jan got us into the mood of reflection and expression. She took me places I never went before. Every day was inspiring and fulfilling."

Sylvia Bielen, OP March 10, 2016

Your seminar changed my whole attitude about my work as a photographer

"Your week-long seminar at Pendle Hill years ago changed my whole attitude about my work as a photographer, and since then I have joined 4 camera clubs and have won many awards. Thank you so much. Hope you will continue to bring out the best in all of us just being you."  

Genie Sachs March 14, 2016

The universal response to Jan’s day long presentation was so enthusiastic!

"The universal response to Jan's day long presentation of "The Word, The Image, The Story: Tools of Transformation was so enthusiastic!  Jan is an inspirational speaker and leader who has the ability to engage and encourage others' creative processes.  Through poetry, compelling images, stories, and invitations to explore one's own inner wealth of experience, she was able to draw out even those who were convinced they were not "creative"!  The time she spent with us was too short!"

Jeanette Weychert, SSJ, Ph.D. Emmaus House Ministries, Ocean Grove, NJ March 10, 2016

Jan Phillips provided us with energy and inspiration

"Jan Phillips provided us with energy, inspiration and creative practical ways in which we can engage our artistic selves fully in the world. She was an absolute delight, and she touch us deeply. Her gifts offered us with a gentle call to be fully who we are."

 

Lucianne Siers OP Dominican Institute for the Arts, Chair of the Board March 10, 2016

The experience of Jan in person is revelatory and life-changing

"Jan Phillips' workshops cut to the core of what keeps us from fulfilling our creative destinies. She is insightful and compassionate, a loving friend and masterful teacher.Her books are great, but the experience of Jan in person is revelatory and life-changing."

Deborah Burgess Video Producer, Toronto, Canada March 14, 2016

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