HearMe Listening Academy 

Enhance your empathetic listening skills to improve your professional and personal relationships and empower others through our certificate-level online course.


The Power of Listening

Listening is one of the most important skills you can have in the world today and is critical across fields and sectors. Since HearMe first launched, we’ve seen the real power of how true, empathetic listening can change lives, and we are committed to equipping people with the knowledge and skills they need to become better listeners. 

“The Power of Listening” is an essential course designed to give you both the tools you need to improve your active listening skills, and the most successful strategies for using them to guide others to their own experience and wisdom. HearMe Listening Academy will help you build on the skills you have, establish deeper connections, build trust and goodwill, bridge understanding, and empower and be responsive to others.

Course Description

Designed and taught by our premier expert and Director of Training, Madelon Guinazzo, this 3-module, self-paced, online course will guide you through an exploration of active and empathetic listening principles. Topics will cover:

1. Listening Deeply and Holding Space
2. Embodiment and Somatic Awareness
3. Listening through the Lens of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The course takes approximately 10-15 hours to complete, but is designed to be self-paced, allowing you to start and complete the exercises on your own schedule. Each module will guide you through short pre-recorded exercises and prompt you to respond to questions. You will also receive a set of resources to further your learning. The course is also available with accessible features.

Who is this course for?

1. HearMe listeners
2. Leaders and managers
3. Business owners and executives
4. Team members and coworkers
5. Educators
6. Life Coaches
7. Mental Health Professionals
8. Families and parents
9. Anyone who wants to deepen their active and empathetic listening skills

Course Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate and seal, which can be added to your resume, LinkedIn, and portfolio - a valuable asset to your professional development.

In addition, this course will enable you to: 

1. Gain a deeper knowledge of, and increase your skills in, empathetic listening
2. Transform your leadership and enhance your professional credentials
3. Understand the actions needed to encourage effective listening
4. Understand how your emotions affect the ability to listen and communicate
5. Demonstrate effective techniques that encourage deeper connections
6. Learn how improvements in listening skills can build trust and empower others
7. Learn how to listen in situations involving trauma, gaslighting and microaggressions
8. Improve your listening skills when discussing principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion
9. Develop a strong foundation for further study 


The course can be purchased at the one-time price of $349, and good for one person. Once you have made your purchase, you have unlimited access to the course lessons and activities.