Speaking

kelly flanagan speaking

Kelly is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, speaker, and host of the The Loveable Podcast. He speaks regularly at churches, schools, corporate events, and retreats around the United States.  

In recent years he has spoken on a wide range of spiritual and psychological topics including embracing our worthiness, overcoming shame, cultivating enduring marriages, the complexities of parenting, communication and conflict resolution, finding places of belonging in the world, and clarifying our passions and our purpose in life.

No matter where he speaks, Kelly combines his unique brand of story-telling and teaching with thoughtful Q&A and group dialogue. His relatable style of speaking is conducive to a sense of safety, increased engagement, changed hearts, and clarity about how to make real and lasting changes in daily life.

If you are interested in having Kelly speak to your group or event, please feel free to contact him by completing the form below.

2019 Events

January 4-6

Annual marriage and parenting retreat. Invited speaker and retreat leader. Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church.

Location: Austin, TX

2018 Events

February 1

Lose to Win: What Radical Love Can Do For Your Marriage.” Invited talk and facilitated discussion during Moms Together gathering.

Location: First Baptist Church of Geneva in Geneva, IL

February 8

Lose to Win: What Radical Love Can Do For Your Marriage.” Invited talk and facilitated discussion during Moms Together gathering.

Location: First Baptist Church of Geneva in Geneva, IL

February 15

Lose to Win: What Radical Love Can Do For Your Marriage.” Invited talk and facilitated discussion during Moms Together gathering.

Location: First Baptist Church of Geneva in Geneva, IL

February 23

“Becoming the Superhero You Already Are.” Invited talk at the KSB LDI Speaker Series.

Location: KSB Hospital in Dixon, IL

March 10

“You Are Enough.” Invited talk to church leadership.

Location: Green Bay Community Church in Green Bay, WI

March 11

“How We Start, How We Hurt, How We Search, and How We Heal.” Invited talk and book signing.

Location: Green Bay Community Church in Green Bay, WI

April 15

“The Good News About How We Start, Hurt, Search, and Heal.” Invited talk, discussion, and book signing.

Location: Crossroads UMC in Ashburn, VA

Time: 9amET, 11amET

April 20-22

“A Loveable Weekend.” Keynote speaker and retreat facilitator. Private event.

Location: Waco, TX

April 24

“What Makes You Come Alive?” Invited talk to youth and parents.

Location: Alive Teen Center, Naperville, IL

May 9

“Looking for Worth in All the Wrong Places.” Invited talk and book signing.

Location: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Dixon, IL

September 18

“The Secrets to Raising Kids with Resilient Self-Esteem.” The first session of the Heart Talks Series entitled “Parenting Courageously.” Public event. Click here to register.

Location: Alive Teen Center, Naperville, IL

October 16

“A New Definition of Success.” The second session of the Heart Talks Series entitled “Parenting Courageously.” Public event. Click here to register.

Location: Alive Teen Center, Naperville, IL

October 24-26

“We Have Different Tastes: Building Belonging with Our Kids, Despite the Barriers Between Us.” Front Row Dads Semi-Annual Retreat. Private event.

Location: Islamorada, FL

November 3

Annual marriage and parenting retreat. Invited speaker and retreat leader. Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Location: St. Charles, IL

November 20

“Facing Our Fears about Our Children’s Failures.” The third session of the Heart Talks Series entitled “Parenting Courageously.” Public event. Click here to register.

Location: Alive Teen Center, Naperville, IL

December 2

“The Grit Is Part of the Glory.” Invited talk and book signing.

Location: Green Bay Community Church in Green Bay, WI

2017 EVENTS

January 14

“You-Turns: What Your Turning Points Are Telling You About Where You Want to Go.” Men’s Breakfast.

Location: First Congregational Church of Western Springs, Western Spring, IL

March 16

“Listening for the Voice of Grace: Where Mindfulness and Faithfulness Meet.” An evening of learning, discussion, and interactive practice.

Location: Armonia Cafe, Yorkville, IL

April 5

“Remember: You Are Loveable.” An evening of learning, discussion, and interactive practice.

Location: Carlson Chiropractic Clinic, Dixon, IL

April 8

Book Talk and Signing, 4-6pm

Location: Books on First, Dixon, IL

April 9

Book Talk and Signing, 2-4pm

Location: Anderson’s Bookshop, Naperville, IL

April 26

“Chase Your Dreams, but Chase Them for the Right Reasons.” Keynote Speech, Kiwanis Club 65th Annual Dixon High School Scholastic Honors Banquet.

Location: Sauk Valley Community College, Dixon, IL

September 21

“Living Loveable.” Invited talk, Women’s Society Group.

Location: First Congregational Church of Western Spring

October 12

“Enough: A Conversation About the Worthiness of You and Everyone You’ve Ever Met.” Invited talk about how to raise confident kids in today’s competitive world.

Location: Mariners Christian School, Costa Mesa, CA

October 12

“Seen: How to Find Belonging in Marriage, Friendship, and the Most Unexpected Places.” Invited talk about marriage and vulnerability.

Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Newport Beach, CA

October 13

“Awake: The Very, Very Good News About Why You Are Here.” Invited talk about finding your purpose through the pursuit of your passion.

Location: Pacifica Christian High School, Newport Beach, CA

December 21

“Worthiness, Belonging, and Purpose: Learning the Language Your Kids Have Been Speaking All Along.” Phone training for Front Row Factor Dads.

Location: Zoom Teleconference

 

Kelly is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-founder of Artisan Clinical Associates in Naperville, IL. He is also a writer and blogs regularly about the redemption of our personal, relational, and communal lives. Kelly is married, has three children, and enjoys learning from them how to be a kid again. You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

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