Ligia M. Houben is an international speaker, fluently bilingual in English and Spanish. Her style, filled with hope,
enthusiasm and passion, will provide your audience with a meaningful experience. Ligia has delivered her message to
corporations and organizations such as Exxon Mobile, University of Miami Hospital, Vitas Hospice, Alliance for Aging,
Embassy of Sweden, American Society of Aging, and Association for Death, Education and Counseling, just to name a few.
Ligia has been featured in both foreign and domestic TV programs, radio and newspaper interviews. Her message of
transformation can be applied to individuals, groups and organizations. Some of her topics include:
The Eleven Principles of Transformation™
This transformative seminar provides the resources to change your life after a loss or transition. It takes the
participant through eleven steps from accepting the loss/transition to visualizing the desired life. It involves
reflective exercises, rituals, and guided imagery. This seminar can be offered as a one day program, week-end or
throughout several weeks.
Establishing a Meaningful Bereavement Program
Many organizations, including hospitals, schools, universities, and corporations need to offer support to the
grieving person. This seminar offers the necessary elements to train individuals to be facilitators of a
bereavement group. We all need to share our grief and the social support is one of the most valuable elements a
bereaved person can have.
Grief at Work
This insightful all-day seminar will cover important issues concerning grief in the workplace and how this
experience can affect three different groups of people and their productivity: the person facing the loss,
the manager of the company, and the people working with someone enduring the loss.
Live with Purpose and Realize your Goals
As we face midlife we may find ourselves evaluating our purpose in life. This all-day workshop will enable
participants to reflect on their life through directed exercises and visualizations. This workshop is experiential
and stimulates group sharing.
Become the Ultimate You!
We all have the resources to develop ourselves in the person we want to be. If you feel you want to better
yourself and become the ultimate you ... this seminar will provide you with the 5 principles Ligia has found to be
effective on taking yourself to the next level in life. Remember we all can do it. It all depends on the choices
Aging and Spirituality: The Fourth Dimension©
Understanding the Fourth Dimension Integrating spirituality into the lives of adults in later life is essential
in order to enhance their wellbeing. This workshop explores the value of forgiveness, love and acceptance
in old age. A special section is dedicated to elders suffering from Alzheimer's disease. This is a didactic
an experiential workshop especially for professional caregivers and family members.
Custom-Tailored Seminars & Workshops
Due to the constant requests for seminars, Ligia is available to work with groups or organizations that are interested
in specific topics besides those herein mentioned.
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"Ligia Houben is a remarkable young woman with a passion for those who seek meaning, hope and faith in the midst of living, dying and grieving. She also has done great work in knocking down the walls and bringing people closer to the needs and sorrows of Spanish speaking people."
--Rev. Richard B. Gilbert, PhD CT
World Pastoral Care Center
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