Cleanse the Palette (5 mins) Take a few moments to allow the group to settle. Feel free to share anything on the top of your mind to allow you to move forward in exploration.
Introduction to Dialogue (5 mins) Facilitator will establish the Group Guidelines, as well as the “Solution Focused” subject material to remind the group of how the meeting should flow and set the stage for the core dialogue.
Silent Reflection (5 mins) Allow a few moments for the group to reflect on the subject at hand and set the tone for the dialogue, which should be focused upstream from “content” (what you did, what you saw, who you interacted with) into where all experience is created.
Solution-Focused Sharing (40 mins) Led by the Facilitator to provide general direction towards a productive meeting, however, all participants are equal in this discussion and no one is an expert or authority over another. Facilitator can gently guide the discussion if a participant begins focusing on or sharing more “content” rather than exploring beyond that content.
Moment of Gratitude (5 mins) Facilitator may begin this segment using a scripted gratitude statement, share their own, or allow another group member to begin. This is an opportunity to notice things that are typically taken for granted, both in and out of the meeting space.
Metta & Closing
** Please note: This meeting is an alternative to the 12 Step recovery model.