Faculty Member

Graemme Brown

Graemme Brown, Dip.C, SEP, 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 and Peter Levine’s Somatic Experiencing system. Graemme considers his Haven faculty colleagues as another source of creative inspiration with their great diversity of styles and expertise. As a member of The Haven’s core faculty, Graemme co-leads Come Alive, Living Alive Phase I, Journey to Self, Family Reconstruction and a number of other programs on Gabriola, in China and with First-Nation communities in Northern Canada. Graemme is also an award-winning recording engineer, running his Zen Mastering studio for over twenty-five years. His love of music and the mysteries of the creative process inform much of his approach to personal development training. He lives and works on Gabriola Island.

Events with Graemme Brown

Self Compassion Waiting List
Open Dates

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. The program will benefit anyone who has tried to be the person they “should” be and, in the process, lost touch with the person within. It offers an expansion and exploration of The Haven’s Selves Model that is presented in Come Alive. (But you do not have to have done Come Alive in order to take this program.) This program is for you if you: Recognize self-harming patterns in your health or relationships Have found outward success but inner…

ONSITE: Come Alive
November 4 - 9, 2021

The Haven Board, faculty and staff are actively discussing how we can keep everyone – participants, leader teams, and staff – as healthy as possible at in-person core programs at the Haven this fall. Good News!  To that end, we are excited to offer Come Alive to people who are fully (double) vaccinated at this time.  We have crafted a clear, comprehensive set of guidelines that apply to everyone on the property.  Please read our current Communicable Disease Safety Protocols to help keep us all healthy on property. If you wish to register you will be required to provide proof…

ONSITE: Come Alive
November 14 - 19, 2021

The Haven Board, faculty and staff are actively discussing how we can keep everyone – participants, leader teams, and staff – as healthy as possible at in-person core programs at the Haven this fall. Good News!  To that end, we are excited to offer Come Alive to people who are fully (double) vaccinated at this time.  We have crafted a clear, comprehensive set of guidelines that apply to everyone on the property.  Please read our current Communicable Disease Safety Protocols to help keep us all healthy on property. If you wish to register you will be required to provide proof…