The Haven is a nonprofit learning centre on beautiful Gabriola Island in British Columbia, Canada. Our focus is self-responsibility, effective communication, healthy relationships, creative expression, and integration of mind-body-spirit. 

For over 35 years, our innovative approach to personal growth and professional development has transformed thousands of lives. Click here to learn more about our most popular program: Come Alive.  

Click here for video testimonials…real people, profound change.

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Featured Programs

The programs featured below are just a few of those coming up soon.

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May 24 - May 26, 2019

This is the first of what we hope will be an annual Haven-hosted gathering of folks aged 19 to 35, interested in creating a more connected, passionate, and caring world.

May 30 - Jun 02, 2019

Listening deeply is about listening for what is essential, beyond what is being said or heard, and can enable impactful engagements and connection.

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Jun 09 - Jun 14, 2019

Come Alive is an opportunity to revitalize your life, discover and activate your resources and realize your full potential.

Jul 26 - Jul 29, 2019

Awaken your creativity and sense of aliveness and purpose in this unique workshop that blends actor-training techniques with Haven concepts of connection and relationship

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I loved my time at The Haven, the location is beautiful, and the staff is generous of their time and spirits. I learned many new concepts that will be helpful in my day to day life, and the connections I made with group members were heart warming and sincere. Thank you!