Program list

Programs are listed in alphabetical order. Select a program title to view more information. If a future session is scheduled, the dates will be shown. If no dates appear, no future sessions for that program are currently scheduled.

Questions? Are you looking for a program that doesn’t appear below? Contact our registrars at 1 800 222 9211 x1 or register@haven.ca.

2020 Vision

Join us for a chance to gather in community and review your past year. Set yourself on the path for clarity of vision for 2020.

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5Rhythms® Dance: Movement is Medicine

The fastest way to quiet the mind is to put your whole self into motion. This practice invites you to follow your feet and to listen to the wisdom of your body.

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A Gathering of Men

An interactive and experiential program for diverse men of all ages and stages to explore and redefine their roles, relationships and sense of purpose....

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Act Natural 1

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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Act Natural 2

This program is for participants who have experienced the depth and fun of Act Natural and are interested in digging even deeper into their creative process. Act Natural...

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Addiction in the Family

Using the systemic approach as developed by Virginia Satir, this psycho-educational, experiential opportunity will provide you with information to help you begin to deal...

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Anger, Boundaries & Safety

Have you experienced violence in the past? Have you been told you need "anger management"? Or that you need to deal with "anger issues?" Conversely, do you...

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Awareness through Creative Expression

Become intimate with your creative being and meet aspects of yourself you have never known before, in a fun and respectful environment.

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Befriending Your Inner Critic

This program is for you if you have ever stopped yourself from doing or having what you truly want, by telling yourself you aren't good enough...

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Boundaries: The Vital Edge

This 3-day program combines teaching and experiential learning about the discovery and effective implementation of the boundary-ing process.

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Breaking the Bonds of Karma

The ancient path of spirituality begins with a question: Ko hum? Who Am I? 

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Breathe!

Breathe! is a wonderful opportunity to acquaint yourself with the powerful benefits of consciously breathing deeply.

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Calibrating True North

What gives your life meaning? What do you value?

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Come Alive

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

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Communication Intensive: From Fundamentals to Mastery

In our lives today — at home, at work, in our communities and the world — the need for dialogue is both important and urgent. The health and well-being of all of us...

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Couples Alive I: Foundation

Couples Alive I: Foundation is for people in primary relationship who want more, and are prepared to go beyond the familiar to find it.
 
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Couples Alive II: Edge

The Couples Alive series is for people in primary relationship who want more, and are prepared to go beyond the familiar to find it.

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Couples Alive III: Day to Day

The Couples Alive series is for people in primary relationship who want more, and are prepared to go beyond the familiar to find it.

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Couples in Conflict

Gain clarity in your relationship in order to make healthy decisions while regarding one another with dignity and respect.

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Deep Listening: Core Skills for Coaching

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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Depression: Conscious Alternatives

In this program you will examine the personal belief systems that support depression and access your capacity to live a fuller, more joyful life.

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Developing Insight with Gestalt

In this invigorating, ‘hands-on’ program, you will learn about the art and practice of gestalt, a classic experiential form of self-discovery and an effective tool for “...

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Digital Detox: Unplug to Reconnect

We are more connected than ever before, and yet many of us feel disconnected from ourselves, from meaning in our lives, and relationships.

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Dynamic Empathy

This program offers practical methods to become more empathic, curious and loving, at the same time as strengthening your own sense of self.

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Embodiment, Boundaries & Consent

Are you unsure of what you really want? Do you have trouble deciding or sticking to your decisions?  Making a choice, then clearly expressing it—including our...

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Embracing Your Hidden Self

Are you stuck repeating unwanted patterns in your life? …Living from an old story that is no longer benefiting you?  …Looking for a sense of meaning and purpose...

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Empathy and Freedom, Body and Mind: 5-Day Immersion in NVC

This program is designed to support the ongoing development and integration of Compassionate or Nonviolent Communication (NVC) into every aspect of life.

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Eros & Intimacy: Sex & Spirit for Couples

This program offers couples new ways of igniting their erotic flame and supports them to remember each other in their physical wants and gifts.

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Five Elements Practicum: An Oriental Holistic Approach to Energy

Oriental Medicine Philosophy, particularly Five Element Theory, is a rich and truly holistic model of viewing ourselves, our world and our process of change and stuckness...

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Forest Therapy: Nature's Guide to Wellness

The forest is the therapist. The guide opens the doors.

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Get Real: From Reacting to Responding

As very young children we form beliefs about ourselves from the messages we receive from the significant people in our lives. Unconsciously, we hold these as ‘truths’...

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Getting Unstuck: The Alchemy of Humour

Humour, laughter and play.  These are some of the earliest forms of self-expression seen in children. 

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Giving Voice

Are you shy about using your voice? Do you have a desire to explore your voice, but stop yourself? Are you curious about the role your voice can have in healing,...

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Grieving: Endings, Losses & Change

It has been largely overlooked and undervalued in our culture.  In this program, you learn to grieve fully and responsively.

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Group Leadership

Learn to work effectively with others in group process.

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Haven Toolkit - Victoria

This special Haven Toolkit is a great way to whet your appetite for what Come Alive has to offer.

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Haven Toolkit in Prince George

All of our relationships, whether personal or professional, benefit from skillful communication. 

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Haven Unplugged: Giving Back

Haven Unplugged is an opportunity to give back to The Haven by volunteering your time and skills for special projects around the property.

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Haven-Style Body, Breath & Energy Training

In this vibrant training program you will explore personal issues while learning a variety of energetic and expressive approaches.

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Imagine 2019

Join old friends and new in a unique event that will bring people together in a casual, creative and connected environment to bring in the new year at The Haven. Check in...

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Inner Wisdom: Finding the Goddess Within

These three luscious days are intended to re-kindle the sensual, intuitive, and creative parts of each of us. 

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Intuitive Healing

This extraordinary program bridges the gap between the intellect and intuition, and offers a fascinating mix of metaphysical and scientific self-solution healing...

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Kids in The Spotlight

In this very popular program, children learn about themselves and each other while working together on a creative musical production. 

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LAUNCH: Youth Leadership Program

This training is for those currently enrolled in the Haven Youth Leadership Training Program, with an intention of broadening their experience and knowledge of...

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Living Alive Phase I

The 25-day Living Alive Phase programs are exciting opportunities to investigate who you really are and choose how you live your life.

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Living Alive Phase I Part A

The 25-day Living Alive Phase programs offer you an exciting opportunity to investigate who you really are and choose how you live your life.

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Living Alive Phase I Part B

The 25-day Living Alive Phase programs offer you an exciting opportunity to investigate who you really are and choose how you live your life.

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Living Alive Phase II

The 25-day Living Alive Phase programs (I and II) are exciting opportunities to investigate who you really are and how you live your life and relationships.

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Moving Forward: Life after Separation

This program will support you to move through pain and confusion to find new life and direction after the end of a relationship.

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Moving into Connection

In this innovative and effective program you will use authentic movement to explore and address your attachment and relationship patterns.

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New Beginnings: Relationship Skills for Singles

This program is for individuals who want to learn how to create a positive relationship in the future or improve a current relationship.

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New Horizons Phase III

New Horizons Phase III is the integrative, conceptual complement to Living Alive Phases I and II.

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New Horizons Phase III Part A

New Horizons Phase III is designed as the integrative, conceptual complement to Living Alive Phases I and II. 

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New Horizons Phase III Part B

New Horizons Phase III is designed as the integrative, conceptual complement to Living Alive Phases I and II.

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People Skills: Understanding Ourselves and Others

We all have a personality – our own style of being in the world.  Better understanding that style, as well as understanding the personality styles of others, can open...

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Personal Parenting: Window to your Child

Do you ever feel out-of-your-depth as a parent or guardian? Could you and your family benefit from skills and resources for building connected relationships? Are you hard...

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Play with Clay

Get grounded and re-energize yourself!

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Process Oriented Conflict Facilitation

Conflict is natural and, with proper facilitation, can bring us much closer to ourselves and each other.

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Projection and Transference

This program is an opportunity to directly explore the processes of projection and transference, in the service of others and yourself.

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Psychology of The Chakras

This program imparts the knowledge, develops the skills and cultivates the awareness needed to grasp the overall character traits of an individual.

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Seasonal Yoga and Ayurveda Immersion: Fall

Are you depleted after a busy summer? Struggling to settle into fall? Looking to align with the change of seasons?

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Self-Compassion

The joy and good humour of self-compassion stand in contrast with the harshness of self-hate. This program explores both ends of this polarity.

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Sexual Attitude Restructuring (SAR)

Sexual Attitude Restructuring (or Reassessment), SAR, is an intense learning event designed for people who wish to better understand Human...

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Sexual Intelligence for Body, Mind & Heart

This is a dynamic Haven program that teaches erotic literacy for body, mind and heart.

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Spirit in The Song

Join world renowned singer/songwriter/guitarist Eric Bibb on an inner journey that leads to the birth of a new song.

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Teens Alive I

Teens Alive has been offered at The Haven for more than twenty years and is an extremely popular program, with many teens returning year after year.

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Teens Alive II

Teens Alive has been offered at The Haven for more than twenty years and is an extremely popular program, with many teens returning year after year.

 

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Teens Alive III

Teens Alive has been offered at The Haven for more than twenty years and is an extremely popular program, with many teens returning year after year.

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Teens Alive: Youth Leadership Training

This training is for those currently enrolled in the Haven Youth Leadership Training Program, with an intention of broadening their experience and knowledge of...

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The Gift: Learning to Love and be Loved in Return

"Faith is the felt assurance of the continuity of life"

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The Haven Communication Toolkit in Vancouver

Our toolkits are a great introduction to what we do at The Haven.

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The Haven Relationship Toolkit in Fort Saint John

This evening Relationship Toolkit is a great introduction to what we do at The Haven.

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The Journey to Self

This Satir-based program is an exciting opportunity to utilize your resources and let go of what no longer supports you.

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The Singing Soul: Improvisational A Capella

The Singing Soul is for people who are ready to let go of "getting it right" and embrace letting it just happen. 

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The Spirit Journal

A personal inner-active writing program based on one of the most effective psychological self-care methods ever devised.

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Through the Family... & Beyond

Through the Family... & Beyond is a powerful opportunity to update the past and reduce the negative impact of early experiences and learnings. Formerly titled...

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Transform Addictions: Options, Alternatives & Next Steps

This program provides an expanded perspective and increased choice in recovery from various addictive behaviours, by integrating 12-step and Haven models.

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Transforming Anxiety & Stress

Are you stressed out or suffering with anxiety? Do you have so-called 'busy brain'? Do you find it difficult to quiet your mind or relax your body? This program...

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Trauma & Transformation

This program offers a holistic, evidence based approach to cultivating resilience that integrates contemporary trauma theory, attachment theory, trauma-informed yoga...

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Understanding People & Diagnoses

Why do people say and do the things they do? This program demystifies everyday struggles and psychiatric diagnoses.

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Women & Sexuality: Stirring the Cauldron

This weekend program is for women of every age and lifestyle who want to taste the full energetic potential of their erotic body.

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Yoga and Ayurveda Immersion: Spring

This program offers seasonal practices that celebrate your body’s innate intelligence, and the significance of being in alignment with nature.

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Yoga for Trauma: Mind-Body Practices for Resilience and Recovery

This program integrates the traditional wisdom and science of yoga therapy, contemporary neuroscience, and trauma theory to explore how the practices of yoga can address...

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Young Adult Symposium: Leaning into Life

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....

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