Welcome to The Haven... 

The Haven is a not-for-profit centre for transformative learning with a campus on Gabriola Island, BC. We're excited to bring The Haven to your home by offering programs online. 

What sets us apart from other centres and retreats is an innovative curriculum created by our co-founders, Dr. Bennet Wong and Dr. Jock McKeen. For over 35 years, thousands of participants have chosen Come AliveCouples Alive, and Living Alive for personal and professional development. Whether we're meeting face-to-face or in the online space, we offer deep healing, transformation, connection, and growth in community. 

We hope you’ll check back regularly to see what exciting new online offerings are in store for you!  

Our Programs

Come Alive, Couples Alive and Living Alive are our most popular programs and are unique to The Haven. Since 1983, thousands of people have found deep healing, personal growth, and transformation through these experiences. You won't find experiential learning like this anywhere else...

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Mar 11 - Mar 11, 2021

These free or pay-what-you-can check-ins are an opportunity to connect, be heard, and find support. Join us every Thursday at 6:15pm PT. 

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Mar 27 - Mar 27, 2021

The Haven’s Communication Model offers a doorway into communicating and connecting

Apr 13 - Oct 12, 2021

Many people say The Haven was “the missing link” in their recovery from a variety of addictive behaviors. 

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Apr 16 - May 15, 2021

"The only sensible and intelligent way of resolving differences and clashes of interests, whether between individuals or nations, is through dialogue."

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  The Haven Come Alive experience gave me a whole new look on life and how we connect. I feel like a new person and have gained new family members from going to the Come Alive. I highly recommend attending this program on one of the most beautiful places on the planet.
Chad, Come Alive