Our Faculty

Haven faculty members are highly skilled and bring their diverse qualifications, backgrounds and life experience into their work in support of the participants in their programs. They embody and model what they teach in a very personal way. Find out more about them below.

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Al Chambers

Al Chambers has a PhD in Therapeutic Counselling, a Masters in Counselling Psychology, a Diploma in Counselling, and a degree in Business. He has worked for 25 years in therapy and psychology, has taught at universities and colleges, and leads many programs throughout Asia and Canada. He is also a trained trauma counsellor, and leads Come Alive at The Haven.

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Amil Reddy

Amil Reddy (they/them) comes from a social innovation and community impact background. They worked with communities with the goal of bringing people together to create positive and meaningful change with long term impact. All of the work Amil has done has been rooted by their intersectional experience as a trans person of colour and parent/teller of dad jokes. They love travel, a good Americano, and heading to the forest with their kiddo and pup Peanut.

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Angela Walkley

For many years, Angela used NonViolent Communication as a professional facilitator and plalner working through tough dialogue, decisions and conflict situations. She found NVC powerful in decoding and transforming the judgments, blame and demands spoken during complex and difficult situations. Years later, she found herself relying on the practices of NVC to get through turmoil in her relationship and family life. As she fully stepped into it, she discovered the deep strength in how NVC could support her and others: that it could change relationships; could transform conflict and pain, lead to mutually beneficial decisions and could lead people into…

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Annika Raithby

Annika has been assisting and facilitating group workshops for over a decade. She has a Diploma in Child and Youth Care and is in the process of completing a Diploma in Counselling through The Haven. She has many talents, including hair and makeup, and has worked in salons, adventured on film sets and beautified many brides. Annika’s  aim is to create spaces and communities where people can be vulnerable and connected in a meaningful way. Her vision is to support people to get to know themselves and make the changes they want to see in their own lives, their communities and…

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Bettina Rothe

Bettina Rothe is a facilitator of conscious movement practices and community building. Her passion is to ignite connection with self, to others and to the continuum of all life. Her work is grounded in holistic, somatic-based modalities with a strong focus on the 5Rhythms®, Gabrielle Roth’s powerful movement form, mindfulness practices, and leadership embodiment principles. Bettina is a licensed 5Rhythms® teacher who offers weekly group classes, individual sessions, workshops and retreats in North America and Europe. She creates a safe and playful environment for the exploration of creativity and personal growth. Website: http://www.bettinarothe.com

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Betty Gene McCallum

Betty Gene McCallum DipC brings creativity and a sense of humour to her passion for working with people. She leads a Staying Alive group in East Vancouver, assists programs in China and has worked with First Nations groups in Northern Canada. She has been involved with The Haven for over 20 years.

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Brad Cassidy

Brad Cassidy has been a life-long seeker, and that seeking was brought vividly conscious after a personal crisis in 1993. Since then he has trained extensively at The Haven, with Hakomi Method founder Ron Kurtz and with Anodea Judith of Sacred Centres; he is a certified Sacred Centres practitioner. He has a passion for the raising of consciousness and the awakening of hearts. He lives in Burnaby, BC, and works in the fields of personal and community development. He is presently writing his first book, focused on the evolution and trajectory of Western consciousness.

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Captain Snowdon

Dr. Liam ‘captain’ Snowdon is a Sexologist, Counsellor and Somatic Sex Educator/Bodyworker in practice in Victoria, BC and Portland Oregon. He specializes in working with folks around gender, sex and sexuality. He facilitates workshops in schools, parents groups, universities, community organizations, on many topics including embodying our desires, supporting gender variant youth in schools, personal sexual enrichment, sexual anatomy for pleasure and alternative relationships. Captain runs SPARC the Sex Positive Art and Resource Center in Victoria, and is on the faculty for The Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality and The Institute for Sexuality Education and Enlightenment. He…

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Carole Ames

Carole Ames MTC, BES, DipC, and Usui Reiki Master supports people, couples and groups in meaningful reflection, creative exploration, and effective integration. Her communication skills, humour and insight have been key in her 35-year career.  Associated with The Haven since 1990, she leads programs including Come Alive, Living Alive Phase I and Getting Unstuck: The Alchemy of Humour in Canada and China. Website: Creative Pursuits

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Catherine Fallis

Catherine Fallis PhD, RCC, DipC has more than 25 years’ experience using movement and the expressive arts in her work with individuals and groups, both in her private practice and in the public school system in the Vancouver area. She studied Dance/Movement Therapy at the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado, and has a PhD in movement therapy and spirituality from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. She leads Moving into Connection at The Haven. Website: Catherine Fallis: Body Oriented & Expressive Arts Therapist

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Cathy McNally

Cathy McNally BSc, DipC is passionate about people and possibility. Growing up in a mix of cultures, with a background in business and teams, Cathy is curious about the gift of differences, and is committed to connection and understanding. A particular joy is coaching relationships of all kinds. Following a major life change, she is exploring aliveness, loss and meaning through the adventure of movement, voice, creativity, nature, eros and community. Her trademark kindness, caring and fun make her a sought-after group leader. Associated with The Haven since 1989, Cathy believes that “living well, together” is necessary, urgent, and possible.

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Cathy Wilder

Cathy Wilder PhD, MEd, RCC, DipC is a creative and compassionate group leader, counsellor and coach. Her capacity for embodying a deep range of human experiences and feelings has opened pathways for others in personal transformation and professional development, resulting in greater health and more satisfying communication and relationship experiences. She leads Come Alive and Deep Listening: Core Skills for Coaching.

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Cheryl McLean

Cheryl L. McLean M.A. (University of Western Ontario, London, Social Sciences, M.A. Concordia University, Montreal, Faculty of Fine Art, Creative Arts Therapies) from London, Ontario, is a leading international publisher, researcher and practitioner in the field of the creative arts in research and practice.  She is an educator, publisher, editor, arts based researcher and therapist/ ethnodramatist and was awarded a Harrison McCain Visiting Professorship award at Acadia University, Nova Scotia (July to Sept. 2015).

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Christian Lapointe

Christian is a professional coach helping people, teams and organizations to learn to ask themselves more relevant questions. He has the goal of bringing more congruence into this world. He’s been a student of Maria Gomori and her way of teaching Satir since 2016 and is co-facilitating workshops and therapy groups for the past two years in Paris using the tools created by Virginia Satir. Christian also likes to brew beer and bake bread, because sometimes, the simple things are what life is all about.

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Christina Smith

Christina Smith Dip. C has cultivated her deep intuition and compassion in Haven programs since 2004.  She draws on these qualities in her personal life and while mentoring, coaching and being in service to others.  A student of Maria Gomori in the Teaching of Virginia Satir since 2010, Christina believes we are all equipped to take self-responsible risks and make our own choices using our many life resources. She considers herself privileged to witness and support participants on their journey to enhance their lives and deepen their relationships. She has also had a successful career in the financial sector, has acted as an advocate for Elders in their aging and dying processes, and is a joyful grandmother.

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CrisMarie Campbell

CrisMarie Campbell BS, MBA, DipC, Master Certified Martha Beck Coach, Mind-Body Coach, leads Come Alive and Couples Alive with Susan Clarke. Susan and CrisMarie co-founded Thrive! Inc.  CrisMarie is a mind-body, relationship and business coach. Whether you’re struggling with chronic pain or weight issues, yearning to revitalize your relationship, or wanting to kickstart your career or business, CrisMarie’s your coach. As an Olympic rower, she knows what it takes to create great results, and how to do it without giving yourself away! CrisMarie also enjoys tapping her own intuition and creativity as an artist, dancer and actor. View the Conflict: Use It, Don’t Defuse It, a…

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Dave Bodaly

Dave is a Snuneymuxw knowledge keeper and his regular work throughout the summer is a cultural tour guide on Saysutshun island. He is considered the ambassador of Saysutshun. He has been working at this job for 4 years now and enjoys it very much. Dave has worked with the Gabriola Arts Council, Gabriola Islands Trust, Gabriola School as well as the Gabriola Museum for 4 years now.

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David Hatfield

David Hatfield, MA, MEd. is a consultant and process facilitator specializing in masculinity, conflict facilitation and improvisational singing.  He is fascinated by change and transformation processes and is honoured to support people in making shifts in their sense of self and relationships.  In light of the troubles of our world, he also feels a sense of urgency about the befriending of change itself.  He loves playing music, sports and zipping around on his bike.  He acknowledges that he lives and works on unceded, traditional territory of Coast Salish people in Vancouver. David Hatfield

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David Raithby

David Raithby DipC, MEd, RSW has an intuitive and heartfelt style, and values honest and caring relating. He brings a wealth of skill and experience into creating and leading his many personal and professional development programs at The Haven and internationally. Associated with The Haven since its foundation, David leads and co-leads a diverse range of programs with his life partner of 30 years, Sandey McCartney, as well as with Linda Nicholls and others.

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Denise Goldbeck

Denise Goldbeck MA, PhD cand., DipC, RCC is a developmental psychologist specializing in social and moral development in children. She has been working with children, teens and families for over 35 years. She is the founder of Kids in the Spotlight and the Youth Leadership Program and leads Personal Parenting. Denise’s purpose in life is to smooth the way for young people as they discover their identities and build their lives. She helps parents increase harmony in their homes and raise children who are prepared to thrive in our challenging world. Website: Denise Goldbeck

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Derek LaCroix

Derek LaCroix QC, PhD, DipC practiced law for many years and has been an entrepreneur and a corporate executive. He is the Executive Director of the Lawyers Assistance Program of BC. Since 1987, Derek has made personal development, spiritual growth, and working with others his life focus. He leads Come Alive at The Haven.

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Doreen Bakstad

An early interest in the connection of the body and mind led Doreen to the study of yoga in her teens and then onto taichi and Chinese Medicine soon after.  Inspired by the big changes that came to her own health, both mental and physical, Doreen has been practicing and teaching  Bodymind Acupressure for over 35 years, in Canada and internationally.  A gifted and fun teacher, her students clamor for more after every class.  Currently, Doreen works several months a year as Visiting Practitioner for Six Senses Resorts and Spas, in the middle East and the Maldives.

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Dr Greg V Loewen

G.V. Loewen is Canada’s second social philosopher. The author of over thirty books, he is an internationally recognized scholar in aesthetics, education, ethics and religion. More recently, he has written an 8 volume fantasy adventure saga for young persons. Born and raised in Victoria, BC and Vancouver Island, he now resides in Nanaimo after retiring from twenty years as a professor of the human sciences in both |Canada and the USA.

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Dr. Muna Osman

Muna is a research methodologist specializing in equity, inclusion, anti-racist approaches and broadly social and cross-cultural psychology. She has a PhD in Psychology from the University of Ottawa and has published in psychological journals on ethnocultural diversity, mental health, and youth civic engagement. With extensive  experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods, she is passionate about the value of research in improving the lives of immigrants and racialized communities across Canada. She is passionate to use her skills and training to answer timely questions about equity for diverse peoples.

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Elfi Dillon-Shaw

Elfi Dillon-Shaw RMT, DipC is a registered massage practitioner, bodyworker and educator with 20 years’ experience fostering experiences of pleasure and well-being. She teaches programs on sexuality, body practices and stress management, including Haven core program Sexual Intelligence, Stirring the Cauldron, and Eros and Intimacy (with her husband Gary Dillon). She has worked at The Haven since 1983. Website: Heart Core Touch

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Ellery Littleton

Ellery Littleton BEd is a true Haven “elder” whose Spirit Journal programs utilize the intensive journal-writing process, a uniquely effective approach to psychological self-care. Ellery has been offering writing programs at The Haven for over 20 years, and is a true Haven “elder” with roots reaching back to the early days of The Cold Mountain Institute in 1970, where he first connected with Bennet Wong and Jock McKeen. The supportive, non-judgmental atmosphere of his programs encourages people to take creative risks with their writing and in their pursuit of self-awareness. He leads The Spirit Journal and The Spirit Journal Intensive, both of which utilize the intensive journal-writing process, a uniquely…

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Emmanuel Gaillot

Emmanuel has worked in various roles — such as trainer, facilitator, systems jiggler, theatre translator, and software programmer. For the past fifteen years, he has been helping the people he works with to feel better about themselves, more confident in their choices and proud of what they accomplish. With Maria Gomori as his teacher, Emmanuel has trained extensively in the approach developed by Virginia Satir, deeply understanding, utilizing and sharing these teachings. He mostly lives in Paris, France.

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Eric Bibb

Eric Bibb was born into a musical family and has been singing, song-writing, and performing since a young age. Surrounded by greats like Pete Seeger, Odetta, Paul Robeson, and his father Leon Bibb, Eric learned music and life at the feet of people who were masters of both. At The Haven, Eric leads Spirit in the Song, an exploration of music and creativity. Website: Eric Bibb

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Gary Dillon

Gary Dillon, M.A., received his Masters degree in psychology and theological studies. He also completed a four-year professional training in Movement (Dance) Therapy at the Institute for Transformational Movement in Seattle. In addition, his work has been developed further by special studies in Esalen massage and Hawaiian shamanic bodywork, including Kahi Loa, Lomi Lomi, and deep breathing. He brings wide experience in Taoist and Western esoteric transformations of Eros–a renewed and modern vision of sexuality and spirituality moving together. Before relocating to British Columbia he spent ten years in private practice in Seattle, teaching in the areas of improvisation, dance…

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Gary Reiss

Gary Reiss LCSW, PhD is a certified trainer in Process Oriented Psychology. He has a private practice in Eugene and Portland, Oregon, and teaches Process Oriented Psychology in 17 countries. He is a senior faculty member at the Process Work Institute, and brings 40 plus years’ experience to his work. His specialties include family therapy, sex therapy, working with coma patients, organizational development, World Work in hot spots around the globe, and integrating Process work with different spiritual traditions. He is the author of ten books including The Dance of Sex, Dreaming Money, and most recently Love, Power and Wisdom. Website: Gary Reiss

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Geoff Carr

Geoffrey Carr PhD, R.Psych, CPT-S completed his training in clinical psychology and neuroscience at McGill University in 1985. He has been a professor of psychology both at UBC and SFU, receiving high ratings from students and supervising clinical psychology students. He has been a Registered Psychologist in BC for 25 years, has been recognized as an expert in the assessment and treatment of children and adults at all levels of court in British Columbia, and has both published research and taught on psychological assessment. He is also a Certified Play Therapist. Website: Dr Geoffrey Carr

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Gillian Enright

Gillian Enright RMT, MTC, BA, DipC, Cert Gerentology is an accomplished teacher in holistic health body dynamics. She has most recently been practicing and teaching as a Somatic body worker and counsellor as well as a registered massage therapist. She has over 20 years years of post-traumatic counseling experience with youth, families and communities.  Her educational path and life experience has led to her passion in evoking the conscious awakening of the body’s full expression of a divine life. She has been associated with The Haven for 20 years and leads Come Alive, Living Alive Phase II, Sensational Contact, and Connective Touch. Gillian leads…

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Gina Marie Mammano

Gina Marie Mammano is an award-winning poet and the author of Camino Divina – Walking the Divine Way: A Book of Moving Meditations with Likely and Unlikely Saints published by SkyLight Paths Publishing/Turner Publishing. Her training as a spiritual director, work as a retreat leader, Waldorf educator, Reiki practitioner, and work with the Opening the Book of Nature program have allowed her the ability to create interactive, artful, deep and intuitive events that work within both the interior and exterior landscapes. She lives on Whidbey Island.

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Graemme Brown

Graemme Brown DipC has been associated with The Haven since 1985. His dedication to compassion and gentle inquiry is focused on his special interest and expertise in the philosophy of Virginia Satir and Jungian shadow work. A member of Haven core faculty, leading Come Alive and Living Alive Phase I, he has worked closely with Maria Gomori, Linda Nicholls, David Raithby, Sandey McCartney and others in a wide range of programs, including in China and with First-Nations communities in Northern Canada. Owner of Zen Mastering, Graemme is an award-winning recording engineer. His love of music and the mysteries of the creative process inform much of…

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Greg Gurel

Greg Gurel   MPCC-S RPC ACC is a “people person” with a ravenous curiosity about life, love, and the human psyche. His personal journey started early in his twenties and since then he’s been continually challenging himself to grow mentally, emotionally, and physically. He’s passionate about working with people and a strong believer that knowing ourselves and addressing our past is key in helping us to better relate, connect, and empathize with others. Self-awareness, self-responsibility, and choiceful living are all mainstays in how he lives his life along with a devotion to the importance of relationships in discovering his self-definition.  As a member…

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Haven Host, Graemme Brown

Graemme Brown DipC has been associated with The Haven since 1985. His dedication to compassion and gentle inquiry is focused on his special interest and expertise in the philosophy of Virginia Satir and Jungian shadow work. A member of Haven core faculty, leading Come Alive and Living Alive Phase I, he has worked closely with Maria Gomori, Linda Nicholls, David Raithby, Sandey McCartney and others in a wide range of programs, including in China and with First-Nations communities in Northern Canada. Owner of Zen Mastering, Graemme is an award-winning recording engineer. His love of music and the mysteries of the creative process inform much of…

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Hilary Masson

Hilary Masson has worked as a guide in the eco-tourism industry since 2003. Owning and operating two kayak companies since 2006, one on Gabriola Island and the other in Baja, Mexico. As a sea kayak guide she shares her passion for natural history, ecology, and marine safety with all her groups. Facilitating groups in an array of settings in nature through hands-on experiential learning, exploration, and subtle risk taking. This method instills a sense of wonder and encourages playfulness, which creates an environment of deep connection to place, and connection to the group experience as a whole.

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Ian Curtin

Ian Curtin BComm, DipC, MTC is President of IC Possibilities Consulting Inc., a Victoria-based company specializing in facilitating dialogues within and between organizations, relational leadership and teamwork, and the art of living change. He believes communication habits form the building blocks of family relationships, work teams, and entire organizations. He has been associated with The Haven for 17 years, leading Come Alive and Couples in Conflict. He is a founder and faculty member of The Inner Activist. Website: icpossibilities.com

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Ismay Macklin

Ismay Macklin has been at The Haven for as long as she can remember. Having been a participant in KITS and a youth leader in Teens and KITs for 7 years, she brings a rich understanding of fun to her work with young people. Ismay is living in Victoria as a UVIC student, and she always looks forward to her summers on Gabriola at The Haven. She’s excited to get creative with new and old friends!

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James Emler

James Emler has been a photographer for over 40 years and draws from a large body of work.  His roots are in film but he now uses digital as well as it allows him to bring new ideas to his picture making, and he now incorporates other media such as drawing and painting into his practice. He has authored three books on the subjects of photography and seeing; Nudes, Photographs, Notes, Observations and Ideas; Search For Silence, Photographs and Notes; and, Dreams and Realities which is available in PDF or EPUB format.  His work has also been featured in a number of other publications including Rod Ashford’s Lighting for…

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Jane Geesman

Jane Geesman MFA has well over 30 years’ experience as an actor (onstage and television), director and teacher, and has trained and led programs at The Haven since 1993. In 2001 she and Sarah Lucht developed Act Natural, a vehicle for exploring self-expression and creativity in the context of the performing arts. Jane has a reputation for creating a safe and lively environment for people interested in developing their presence, confidence, and creative impulses, both professionally and personally. Website: Act Natural

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Jane Kilthei

Jane Kilthei RM (Hon), DipC brings an open heart and a desire to create a more compassionate world to the programs she leads and assists. She co-leads “Communication Basics: connecting when it matters”, “Communication Intensive: from Fundamentals to Mastery”, and assists at Come Alive, Couples Alive and other Haven core programs. Jane believes that deep listening and the courage to come forward and speak from our values are essential to creating the relationships and world we want. After 30+ years working as a midwife and change-maker, she now focuses on facilitating community dialogue and her resilience-focused coaching practice on Vancouver…

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Jane Olynyk

Jane Olynyk DTCM, BA, DipC is a seasoned counsellor, licensed acupuncturist, and group facilitator and is The Haven’s Director of Intern Training. Blending Eastern and Western medicine and psychology, she offers a truly holistic view of working with body, mind and spirit. She leads Come Alive, New Horizons: Phase III, Five Elements Practicum, and Dynamic Empathy.

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Jay Wade

Jay Wade is a Victoria-based facilitator who leads transformative programs with youth and adults exploring masculinity, sexuality, gender, sustainable living, and nature connection. He is a Youth & Family Counsellor, Certified Sexual Health Educator, and an Intern at The Haven. Jay co-leads A Gathering of Men at The Haven and actively contributes to the design and delivery of the Haven’s Sexual Intelligence program.  

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Jean McLendon

Jean McLendon, MSW, LCSW, LMFT, Director Advanced Studies, Satir Institute, UNC School of Social Work, Chapel Hill, NC. is a past president of the Virginia Satir Global Network and a recipient of its Living Treasure Award. Jean has over 50 years in the field of human relations.   Mentored for nearly 20 years by the late Virginia Satir. Of Jean’s work, Satir once wrote: “Jean has that rare capacity to be able to sit in the airport control tower and, at the same time, be aware of all the planes in her vision and be able to help them find…

Jean-Pierre Guilhaume

Jean-Pierre is a culture change partner, senior executive coach, team Facilitator, curriculum designer, co-founder of The Trust Factory with his wife Carole Lévy, founding member at Learning as Leadership (LAL), and faculty member at Inner Activist, a leadership program dedicated to supporting social activists, under the Tides Canada umbrella. In 2009, Jean-Pierre had a transformative experience as a participant in The Haven’s core 5-day program, Come Alive. Since then, Jean-Pierre has returned to the Haven about twice a year for various workshops and meetings.

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Jennifer Fraser

Jen Fraser is a writer and an award-winning teacher of 20 years. She earned a PhD in Comparative Literature that trained her in taking diverse discourses and putting them into dialogue to see if new ideas and insights emerge. Prometheus Books is publishing her latest book, coming out in March 2022, entitled “The Bullied Brain: How to Heal Your Scars and Restore Your Health.” In this fourth book of Jennifer’s, she draws on the language of neuroscience to see if it sheds light on the struggles we have in our culture with bullying and abuse. Aligned with The Haven and…

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Jennifer Hilton

Jennifer Hilton CEC, DipC, Owner, Take The Next Step Coaching, is an empathetic relationship focused coaching practitioner and facilitator. Her passion is building healthy relationships and enabling people from all walks of life to reach their maximum well-being and potential. Her professional background includes developing leadership programs and transforming organizational culture. Jennifer has a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University and a Diploma in Counselling and Group Facilitation from The Haven. Jennifer is a Haven Coach and Speaker and also co-leads Transforming Anxiety and Stress and Dynamic Dialogue. Website: Take The Next Step

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Jennifer Roger and Blair Stanley

Jennifer Roger BAppSc(PT), MD, CCFP and Blair Stanley BSc, MD, FCFP are rural family physicians and clinical faculty with the University of British Columbia. They bring a passionate interest in promoting personal development to their work, as they see it as fundamental to an individual’s wellness. As seasoned facilitators, they draw from a wealth of learnings and experience. Personally, Jen and Blair have each been through separation and divorce and lived as single people in their 40s before coming together as life partners. Together they lead Life after Separation and Relationships Skills for Singles, offering compassion, support and opportunity for growth through…

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Jim Edwards

Jim Edwards BSW, RSW, CCAC has been helping people with Addictions and Mental Health issues for over thirty-five years.  As a gifted facilitator, Jim demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for helping people change.  Jim brings a depth of understanding and compassion to his facilitation style, his presence supports people in their change process.  In recovery from addiction himself, he brings skills and expertise “from walking both sides of the path.”

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Jo-Ann Kevala

Jo-Ann Kevala Dip HGF, BA is a results-oriented senior executive with over 25 years of progressive leadership experience in the high-tech and emerging technologies businesses. The Haven has been a catalyst in her journey to finding self-compassion, balance and a way to live a more congruent life. This has extended to include integration and application of many Haven concepts and models to her relationships, executive coaching, training and business leadership.

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Joann Byres

Joann Byres, Dip. C., MTC, has been connected with The Haven since 1993. She combines a Masters Degree in Therapeutic Counselling with almost two decades of business leadership experience as owner of a successful software company and an executive for a Fortune 500 company. Joann is passionate about relating with others, and brings her wide range of life experience, compassion and solid presence to support and guide people on their individual journeys. Working with both individuals and couples is a place where she connects deeply and finds meaning.

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Jock McKeen

Jock McKeen MD, LicAc(UK), DLitt, co-founder of The Haven and Faculty Emeritus, is an accomplished presenter and author. Starting out as an emergency physician, he studied acupuncture at the College of Chinese Acupuncture, Oxford, England. After establishing a complementary medical practice in association with Bennet Wong, they collaborated in the development of The Haven. Together they created Come Alive, the Living Alive Phase programs, and a number of other central Haven programs. You can read more about Jock at the Wikipedia entry devoted to him and the work he’s done.

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Joel B. Tan

Joel B. Tan is a poet, cultural activist and currently the Director of Social Impact for 1Heart HUB in Hawaiʻi Island. He is the author of three collections of poetry with essays, stories, performances, and visual works published and produced by diverse academic and commercial venues. Joelʻs 30+ years promoting Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in Public Health, the Arts, Education, and Holistic Centers includes co-founding LAʻs Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team Health Centers. He is currently enrolled in a Masterʻs Program in Marriage and Family Therapy and lives in Kapaʻau with his husband, three cats, and numerous ancestors.

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Joel Prevost

“Born in Lac Saint-Jean, Quebec, Canada in 1963, Joël A. Prévost spent his a few years on Vancouver Island before moving to Nova Scotia to study Community Development. He then continued  his education and worked for a few years in Ottawa before returning to western Canada in the mid-80s. Joël spent the next twenty years back in British Columbia, where he worked as a facilitator with non-profit organizations in planning and fund raising. This experience led him to become a promoter in music, the theatre and visual arts, as well as taking on the role as a producer for concerts,…

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Josee Velsen

Josee Velsen has lived on gorgeous Gabriola Island for 15 years. Together with her husband, they have raised two incredible children, many hens and three alpacas, built a healthy home, and created La Belle Vie Wellness Studio. For 20 years she has been passionate about living an Ayurvedic Lifestyle. In her Ayurvedic Lifestyle Retreat, she shares her learning about daily routine, food, exercise and following nature’s cycles. Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that has origins in the Vedic culture of India. The word Ayurveda is from the Sanskrit language and is composed of two parts: Ayur meaning…

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Judi Oakes

Judi Oakes MA, CCPA has facilitated workshops for over 35 years in the areas of family of origin, addictions, grief, and trauma. Working internationally as well as partnering with many community organizations, Judi inspires personal and professional development and transformational opportunities.  Passionate about creating transformational opportunities, Judi is committed to encouraging, motivating, and challenging people to be the change they want to see in the world.

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Judith and Gerry Fewster

Judith and Gerry Fewster PhD are senior psychotherapists and educators who direct one of 12 international IBP institutes dedicated to the advancement of human potential through relationships. Gifted facilitators, they lead Body, Self and Soul: Introduction to IBP programs as well as a 200-hour foundational IBP training program at The Haven. They have published extensively on relationship issues. Gerry’s biography of The Haven’s founders, Ben & Jock, is available from the Haven store and other outlets. Website: Integrative Body Psychotherapy

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Kelly Price

Kelly Price is a Certified Yoga Therapist (C-IAYT), Certified Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F), Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) and Continuing Education Provider (YA-CEP). As a trauma-informed yoga therapist and educator her approach integrates advanced training in the therapeutic, technical and spiritual applications of yoga with an in-depth knowledge of trauma theory, attachment theory, internal family systems theory and somatic & transpersonal psychology. Kelly has over two decades of experience working in child and youth care, street outreach, residential treatment and in private yoga therapy practice. She currently specializes in offering individual yoga therapy sessions, therapeutic classes and workshops…

Ken Ouendag

Ken Ouendag, invites people to explore new ways of connecting with nature, while opening the door to the healing properties of forests and other natural environments. He completed training with the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides & Training in 2017 to become Vancouver’s first Certified Forest Therapy Guide. He founded Nature Connected Forest Therapy Walks in 2017, offering public and private walks that are inspired by the Japanese tradition of shinrin-yoku. Originally from Winnipeg, MB., Ken was drawn to the West Coast by its lush forests and calming scenery. Since moving to British Columbia in 2009, he has…

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Kristina Baerg

Kristina Wray Baerg MA, Cert ConRes enjoys facilitating work that enables people to learn and grow together and to realize personal and/or organizational goals. She has led large teams of people for community festivals and conferences, worked as an analyst and adviser on BC treaty negotiations, and with non-profits on issues of mental health and domestic violence. Due to a congenital medical condition, she has lived with chronic pain for more than 20 years learning about anger and loss, acceptance and transformation. She currently assists Greg Gurel in the Anger, Boundaries and Safety program.

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Kristina Campbell

Kristina Campbell is a multimedia artist who cares deeply about life and intimate connection. She delights in using creative processes to share her playful passion for living life fully.

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Leah Hokanson

I am a life-long adventurer of sound and listening—as a classical pianist, vocalist, choral director, improviser, singer/songwriter; and now as a facilitator of programs exploring vocal sounding and listening as vibrational portals to healing and Wholeness. I live on Gabriola Island, BC, surrounded by natural beauty, with gratitude for my community, and the Coast Salish people—specifically the Snuneymuxw First Nation.        Over the years I’ve had the pleasure and privilege of working with with several pioneers of vocal improvisation and vocal sound healing, including Chloé Goodchild, David Hatfield, Jill Purce, Rhiannon, and Karina Schelde. My work is also informed by the teachings of David Bohm, Carl Jung, Krishnamurti, Mary Oliver, Pauline Oliveros, Alan Watts, and others.     I write,…

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Leslie Whyte

Leslie Whyte MTC, DipC, Certified Calling in “The One” Conscious Uncoupling and Feminine Power Coach is a passionate and creative counsellor, group facilitator and relationship coach. She brings a wealth of knowledge, a strong desire to be personal and a depth of caring for the people she works with.  Her capacity to integrate what she is learning and teaching, brings a new dimension of wholeness to those she is working with inspiring them to transform their lives. Leslie has an enthusiasm for working with couples and individuals who wish to discover what is possible in their lives as they breathe…

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Linda Nicholls

Linda Nicholls DipC is an elder, serving as a guide in transformational circle work for more than thirty-five years in North America and internationally.  She is Senior Faculty with The Haven Institute on Gabriola Island, BC, Canada. Linda has worked intimately with people of all ages and cultures on five continents within programs that focus on body, breath and energy training; conscious breathwork; shadow exploration; communication skills; sexuality; grieving; defining boundaries; conscious alternatives to depression; reviewing and renewing relationships; guiding teens and youth into their adulthood, and more.   Website: Linda Nicholls

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Louise Amuir

Louise Amuir, DipC, is interested in creativity and expressive arts as a means to connect with self and others. Louise also assists in Haven core programs and is a long-standing Haven staff member, managing fundraising and financial aid.

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Lynette Jackson

I am an adult educator, spiritual spelunker, and program ‘midwife,’ with over forty years’ experience helping to breathe life into budding opportunities. Gabriola has provided a sweet home base for our family for the past two decades. My early years focussed on scholarship, music, and immersion in both conventional and less orthodox expressions of spirituality: initiation into a mystical tradition at age 12, confirmation in the United Church at age 14, and receipt of the Governor General’s Medal for academic achievement at age 17. I studied classical piano and music theory with the Royal Conservatory of Toronto for a dozen…

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Mackenzie Dickson

Mackenzie is a facilitator, educator, and professional futurist that loves engaging with groups in exploring both personal and global issues. After completing his MSc in Strategic Foresight, Mackenzie took his relentless curiosity to the United Nation’s Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization to further his learning about futures literacy and global systems. With UNESCO, he had the opportunity to facilitate workshops internationally for policymakers and government advisers. Mackenzie was also one of the facilitators at the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum, where 500 talented youth from 159 countries came together to explore new options for the future. He was then proud to…

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Maria Gomori

Maria Gomori MSW, RMFT, Dip.C, Retired AAMFT Supervisor, is the world’s foremost practitioner and teacher of Satir processes. She is a retired Supervisor with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and a retired Associate Professor of the University of Manitoba. She studied and worked with Virginia Satir for over 20 years and has been an advanced trainer in the Satir Global Network since 1981. She has taught at The Haven since its foundation in 1983, leading Journey to Self and Family Reconstruction and more recently coaching Advanced Satir online. The Haven has published a number of her books,…

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Matthew van der Giessen

Matthew van der Giessen is a massage therapist and educator, and has been a student of embodiment for over 35 years. He brings a passion for biological science to his workshops, using touch, breath and movement to explore the body as a partner in personal growth and transformation.

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Mitch Miyagawa

Mitch Miyagawa, MFA, Cert NVC Mitch believes in the promise of more interdependent relationships and cultures. He is passionate about creating “liberation projects”, and supporting creative, subtle, and long-term expressions of freedom and “undominance” in individuals and communities.  He is known for his inclusive, questioning, and non-directive approach to leadership and group development. Mitch became a Certified Trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication in 2014. Since then, he has worked with hundreds of people, in workshops, intensives, summer camps, workplaces, and year-long programs. He was on the leadership team for the 2017 New York Intensive in NVC, and is…

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Muna Osman

Muna is a research methodologist specializing in equity, inclusion, anti-racist approaches and broadly social and cross-cultural psychology. She has a PhD in Psychology from the University of Ottawa and has published in psychological journals on ethnocultural diversity, mental health, and youth civic engagement. With extensive  experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods, she is passionate about the value of research in improving the lives of immigrants and racialized communities across Canada. She is passionate to use her skills and training to answer timely questions about equity for diverse peoples.

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Myriam Verzat

Nonviolent Communication (NVC) has been a very important part of her life since she was a child. Her parents introduced it to her family when she was a teenager. After the first steps of rebellion, she quickly realized the power that resided in Marshall Rosenberg’s work. It became a part of her own life’s journey. Originally from France, Myriam worked in Montreal teaching with NVC Trainer Erik Perna Salazar, performing with PlayBack Theatre Ollin and improvisation troupe Lindex  and presenting public engagement pieces exploring relationship between self, other and the natural world. Now residing in British Columbia, Myriam leads workshops…

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Nigel Mojica

Filipino-Canadian facilitator, host, voice narrator, and counselling psychology masters student born and raised on Coast Salish lands. My recent work has mostly been in mental health support, media and communications, social innovation, and the arts and culture. I am currently a psychotherapist in training at Adler University, co-host of the SFU RADIUS Fellowship program, and facilitator with Manology Vancouver.  Creatively, I am a hip hop vocalist, radio host, writer, event MC, and arts-based facilitator who works from a place of loving language, nurturing interpersonal connection, and inviting new (un)learning opportunities. Favourite pastimes include music, friendship, and being in or near…

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Pandit Tejomaya

Pandit Tejomaya was called to a spiritual life from early on. He holds a bachelors of arts in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota and a masters of science in Health from the University of Wisconsin. Following in the tradition of his upbringing, Tejomaya entered a Christian monastery as a Dominican Monk, but the hand of the Guru was already at play in his life. Following the monastic life, Tejomaya had a 20 year career in occupational health research. But a stage III cancer diagnosis in 1995 re-awakened his call to spiritual living and thus led him to the eastern…

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Phil Winkelmans

Philip Winkelmans MA, PhD has been facilitating his Intuitive Healing programs at The Haven for seven years. For over 30 years he has been writing, teaching and studying systems for enhancing intuition, inspiration, and creativity through psychospiritual technologies. He has written the internationally acclaimed book The Art of Purposeful Being: Your Destiny Project and developed an intuitive Tools For The Soul Kit®, which is included in his Intuitive Healing program.

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Sandey McCartney

Sandey McCartney MA, DipC is a compassionate and skilled facilitator, educator and therapeutic counselor with over 35 years’ experience. Associated with The Haven since its foundation, she co-leads several Haven programs with her life-partner of 30 years, David Raithby. Together they have designed and led numerous personal and professional development programs in Canada and Asia, including Transforming Anxiety and Stress and the Couples Alive series.

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Sarah Lucht

Sarah Lucht is a professional actor, educator and coach. A member of Actors’ Equity and the Screen Actors Guild, she has 35 years’ experience in theatre, film and television. She has been training and leading programs at The Haven since 1995. With Jane Geesman she leads Act Natural, a program which combines actors’ training techniques with Haven concepts and models. Sarah and Jane have created a vehicle for exploring self-expression and creativity in the context of theatre arts. Sarah uses her expertise, warmth and humour to invite people to explore and express their intuition, presence and engagement with others. Website:…

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Solanna Anderson

Solanna Anderson BA, MA is a Vancouver- and Edmonton-based Somatic Sex Educator who works with groups and individuals to support their erotic learning, sensual pleasure and intimacy skills. She is certified in Counseling skills (Haven) and Somatic Sex Education and her research on sexual health has been published in international peer-reviewed journals. Solanna also leads programs on anxiety and stress at the Haven.

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Sue Muirhead

Sue Muirhead, Dip C, MEd, RCC is a lover of deep connection, the wild, windy world, and passionate, soulful creating of all kinds. In her practice as a counsellor she shares with individuals, couples, families and groups. She has been coming to The Haven since 1993, and works now as an assistant in a variety of courses. She is committed to sinking into the profound and meaningful aspects of our human existence – living fully and facing dying with awareness and curiosity.

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Susa Holt

Susa Holt ND, PA-C, DipC, MA is a naturopathic physician with over 20 years’ experience blending Western allopathic and alternative medicine and body/mind awareness.  With a recent Master’s degree in Organizational Design and Renewal, she has a special interest in designing and supporting systemic change in organization, groups and individuals. Susa has led Come Alive since 1996.

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Susan Clarke

Susan Clarke MA-ABS, DipC is co-founder of Thrive! Inc. with CrisMarie Campbell. Together they work with organizations and teams to develop trust, effective communication and strategic alignment. Susan’s journey through a life-threatening illness has given her a depth of experience and a commitment to living life full out. Associated with The Haven since 1984, she has led Come Alive for over 20 years, as well as Living Alive Phase I and most recently the Couples Alive Series. View the Conflict: Use It, Don’t Defuse It, a video of Susan Clarke and CrisMarie Campbell presenting at TEDx Whitefish in 2015. Website: Thrive! Coaching and Consulting

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Toby Macklin

Toby Macklin MA, RCC, DipHCS leads Come Alive, Living Alive Phase I, New Horizons: Phase III and  the online Come Alive Integration program. He works at the Vancouver Island Counselling Centre for Immigrants and Refugees, and has a private practice in Victoria (goodcounselling.ca) focusing on healing and growth in the face of trauma. As a writer, editor and graphic designer he has collaborated on several books with Haven founders Ben Wong and Jock McKeen.

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Vicky Frederiksen

Vicky Frederiksen, Haven Assistant Faculty, Dip-C, Dip-HGF, is adaptive and creative when working with people in recovery, and has facilitated programs for women and families at Sagewood Recovery in Maple Ridge, and has coached and supported clients in treatment on Bowen Island. Vicky has been on the assistant faculty and leading programs at the Haven Institute for several years. She has also been training and assisting programs with Maria Gomori in the Satir model, for almost 10 years and has developed and facilitated her own programs in the Satir model for people and families. When she is not working: she…

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Wayne Dodge

Wayne Dodge MD, MPH, DipC has been associated with The Haven since 1981. He was the Clinical Director of an 18-practitioner Medical Clinic and administered the AIDS program for a large medical organization for 15 years. He has led Come Alive, Living Alive Phase I, and New Horizons: Phase III. With Gwen Ewan, he co-created Self-Compassion and a series of programs on Haven skills. He is a proud grandfather who is enjoying retirement and spending time in Seattle with his husband and partner of more than 30 years.

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Wen-Shwu Lee

Wen-Shwu Lee CEC, DipC, MBA, BFA, BA is a passionate, personal and professional leadership trainer and coach. In her caring and inspiring teaching style, she effectively integrates her business background and life experience with coaching, counseling and creativity in heart-brain integrated leadership development work. Wen-Shwu leads Come Alive and other programs at The Haven and Executive Readiness Programs and Leadership Development Programs in Taiwan and China. She is the founder of The Train Coaching and Counseling Corp. in Taiwan.

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Wendy Huntington

Wendy Huntington PhD, MA, LMFT, DipC is a family therapist, group facilitator, and teacher. She specializes in addiction issues and works clinically with people in group settings and in private practice. She has been associated with The Haven since the early 1990’s and enjoys leading Come Alive programs at Haven.

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傑米森 Jamison Schulz-Franco

傑米森最近畢業於加拿大多倫多的瑞爾森大學。他在加拿大海文學院的經典課程『聚光燈下的孩子』和『青少年潛力甦醒』有超過十五年的參與以及實習經驗。從大學最後一年開始,傑米森希望分享他在情緒覺察上的體驗,他希望與朋友和同事之間開啟更開放並有益身心健康的對話。作為一個混血兒,傑米森堅定的倡導種族平等、公正和包容,他對人性化的連結充滿了熱情。 傑米森最近開始與加拿大維多利亞移民和難民中心工作,這是一個橫跨不列顛哥倫比亞省的反種族主義和反仇恨工作組織。 Jamison Schulz-Franco is a recent graduate of Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. He has over 15 years of experience as a participant and an intern in both Kids in the Spotlight and Teens Alive at the Haven. Through his final year of university and beyond, Jamison hopes to share his experience in emotional awareness programs to create a more open mental health dialogue for his friends and peers. As a mixed-race individual, Jamison is a strong advocate for racial equality, equity and inclusion, and has a passion for human connection. Jamison recently started work with the Victoria Immigration and…

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凱西 Cathy McNally 

加拿大The Haven學院資深核心導師及加拿大The Haven學院前總經理   她在多元文化環境中長大,擁有豐富的商業經驗和團隊代領的背景,對人和人之間的不同,以及我們與生俱來的天賦和才華充滿了好奇心。凱西致力於研究和探索人和人之間的連接以及如何相互理解。她招牌式的善良、關愛和幽默感讓她成為一位深受歡迎的導師。凱西於1989年來到加拿大海文學院,她相信“人跟人之間和諧相處”是必須的、緊迫的,可實現的。   Cathy McNally BSc, Dip–C is passionate about people and possibility. Growing up in a mix of cultures, with a background in business and teams, Cathy is curious about the gift of differences, and is committed to connection and understanding. A particular joy is coaching relationships of all kinds. Following a major life change, she is exploring aliveness, loss and meaning through the adventure of movement, voice, creativity, nature, eros and community. Her trademark kindness, caring and fun make her a sought-after group leader. Associated with The Haven since 1989, Cathy believes that “living well, together” is necessary, urgent, and possible. …

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李文淑 Wen-Shwu Lee 

李文淑 企業教練碩士認證, 心理諮商文憑, 企管碩士, 藝術學士, 文學士 文淑是一位熱情, 專業, 平易近人的導師, 她擁有跨東西文化的豐富人生閱歷. 她的教學以人性為出發點, 在她熱情關懷和洞察人心的教學風格中, 文淑有效整合了她的企業背景與生活經驗, 巧妙地將教練領導, 心理諮商, 與創意啟發等不同的技巧融會應用於身心整合與全人啟發的人才培育工作中. 多年來她在加拿大, 中國大陸以及台灣教授個人成長以及領導力開發課程, 引導學員從桎梏的個人模式中, 轉化壓力為有效的資源, 蛻變出每一個人的獨特魅力與全方位的領袖風範. 文淑目前是加拿大著名的潛能開發學院 The Haven Institute 的董事以及核心導師, 同時她是樂泉諮詢顧問公司The Train Coaching & Counseling Corp. 的創辦人.   Wenshwu Lee CEC, Dip-C, MBA, BFA, BA, is passionate; as a corporate trainer and coach she is both personal and professional. She embraces life fully, and keeps enriching herself in cross-cultural environments. Her leading style is based on humanity, on which she effectively integrates business trainings with personal experiences. She applies ideas of coaching, counseling and creativity in the series of heart-brain integrated leadership development programs. She leads and assists personal growth workshops and leadership programs in China, Taiwan and Canada. In these programs, Wenshwu…

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艾爾菲 Elfi Dillon-Shaw

海文心理諮商文憑,資深身體工作者,在個人肢體開發與全人健康教育上有20年的教學經驗,艾爾菲主要帶領的課程有:生命力的覺察,身體的工作,壓力管理,性智商,女性能量的開發,愛神的力量與親密連結,艾爾菲在1983年即加入海文,是海文的最資深導師之一。 Elfi Dillon-Shaw DipC is a massage practitioner, bodyworker and educator with 20 years’ experience fostering experiences of pleasure and well-being. She teaches programs on sexuality, body practices and stress management, including Sexual Intelligence, Stirring the Cauldron, and Eros and Intimacy (with her husband Gary Dillon). She has worked at The Haven since 1983.  

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葛萊恩 Graemme Brown

葛萊恩布朗是身體經驗創傷療癒的執業導師,同時也是加拿大海文心理諮商文憑的畢業生。他和海文的關係從1985年開始,多年來葛萊恩一直以慈悲與溫柔的探詢方式來支持並領導個人身心靈成長的工作。他所專精的領域包括:薩提爾的家族治療,榮格的陰影工作,彼得拉文的身體經驗創傷療癒,以及由加拿大海文創辦人黃煥祥及麥基卓所提出的東西方的整合理念。 Graemme Brown SEP, DipC, has been associated with The Haven since 1985. He is dedicated to compassionate and gentle inquiry,  focused on his experience with the philosophy of Virginia Satir, Jungian shadow work, Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing system and the East-West synthesis created by the Haven’s founders, Bennet Wong and Jock McKeen.

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韋凱西Cathy Wilder

加拿大The Haven學院核心導師 凱西是一位經驗豐富的導師、咨詢師和顧問。更難得的是她將各種心理學的方式妥善結合並將之應用到個人轉化和領導力發展中,引導健康生活和有效溝通。凱西從1994年起在加拿大以及中國帶領「潛力甦醒」、「海文教練精髓」、「關係、界線、健康,在衝突中成長」等課程。在上癮行為這個領域她的專業工作經驗與探索已超過20年,她通過創造性的學習環境來幫助人們提高生活品質,開創幸福,並做出有意義有價值的選擇。 Cathy Wilder, Haven Core Faculty, MEd, RCC, Dip-C, is a creative and compassionate group leader, counsellor and coach, who leads Come Alive, and Deep Listening: Core Skills for Coaching, and other workshops in both Canada and China. She is a skilled clinical counsellor with a specialty in addictions, alongside a deep understanding of mental health concerns, working with Fraser Health MHSU for twenty years.

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馮錚 Sean Feng 

中國海文學院聯合創始人及世界全人成長中心聯合會理事  馮錚是中國最早在西方學習個人與職業發展團體輔導與帶領的學者型老師之一。他於上世紀90年代初獲得加拿大The Haven學院全額獎學金,遠赴加拿大The Haven學院學習團體動力學,成為該學院第一個獲得心理諮詢師文憑和團體帶領資格的中國人。之後,馮錚又畢業於加拿大社會綜合類大學第一名 – 加拿大西門佛雷澤大學社會學專業。 在世紀之交,馮老師回到中國,成為中國海文學院聯合創始人之一,自2008年至今,馮老師一直擔任加拿大The Haven學院國際心理諮詢專業班督導。 馮老師在心理學與哲學方面有很深造詣,同時,對人滿懷慈悲與同理之心。在他的課堂上,豐富的體驗活動與深入淺出的認知資訊相得益彰; 在回饋和個案中,馮老師擅長撥開雲霧見本質,同時又以感性為連接樞紐,令學習者經驗到更加整合的收穫。    Sean is one of the pioneer leaders who went to the West to study the personal and professional group counselling. In the 90’s he got full scholarship from The Haven and studied in Canada on Group Dynamics. He honorably, as the first Chinese on this category, achieved his Diploma in Counselling from The Haven. Sean graduated from Simon Fraser University in Canada and got his degree in highest mark on the Social Science study. In 2000 Sean came back to China and co-founded Haiwen China. Until 2008 Sean was the supervisor on the Haven International Dip-C program in China. He well integrates his life experiences in his programs, and presents his wisdom in a personal and understandable manners.  

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麥基卓 Jock McKeen 

加拿大The Haven學院聯合創始人  醫學博士、文學博士及具有英聯邦專業執照的針灸師,曾在英國牛津中醫針灸學院接受訓練。是具有英聯邦專業執照的針灸師,與黃煥祥博士共同創辦加拿大The Haven學院,主張一種整合身、心、靈的深度自我發展方式,強調對健康、關係和生活方式的自我責任。黃煥祥和麥基卓不僅是著述者,更是行動者和參與者。他們對周遭的人、事物皆給予充分的關注和關懷,亦對於我們的世界傾注著熱誠。他們像道家但卻入世,似儒家卻能超脫。他們是西方人卻活出東方的靈性,同時又透徹地實踐著科學和理性的精神。2012年,兩人榮獲溫哥華島大學授予的榮譽博士學位。    Jock McKeen MD, LicAc(UK), DLitt, co-founder of The Haven and Faculty Emeritus, is an accomplished presenter and author. Starting out as an emergency physician, he studied acupuncture at the College of Chinese Acupuncture, Oxford, England. After establishing a complementary medical practice in association with Bennet Wong, they collaborated in the development of The Haven. Together they created Come Alive, the Living Alive Phase programs, and a number of other central Haven programs. You can read more about Jock at the Wikipedia entry devoted to him and the work he’s done.