Christchurch, New Zealand
Ellen & Sheldon Ramer have been
facilitating Virtues Project Workshops since 1996, when they trained under Linda
& Dan Popov at the first facilitator training in the South Island of New
Zealand. Sheldon is a counsellor and psychotherapist as well as a health
educator. Ellen has worked with community and personal growth groups for the
past 30 years, and helped to establish a Virtues Project Charitable Trust in the
Canterbury area of the South Island. They have a passion for exploring with
others the potential for positive change inherent in working with virtues.
While parents, teachers and
school staff programs are a real focus, they have enjoyed applying the Virtues
Project strategies to a wide range of special interest groups such as
Here are the comments from the
three couples attending the most recent retreat entitled "Spiritual
"...you guys are amazing people.
The weekend was just awesome! It has given us new focus and a new meaning to the
virtue of 'Thankfulness'!"
"Thank you very much for the
fantastic weekend. We feel refreshed and motivated and on top of the world."
"Thank you so much for a
wonderful weekend! It was a real pleasure to spend time in such fine company..."