Faculty Member

Carole Ames

Carole Ames BES (Honours), DipC supports people, couples and groups in meaningful reflection, creative exploration, and effective integration. Her communication skills, humour and insight have been key in her  career.  Associated with The Haven since 1990, she leads programs including Come Alive, Living Alive 1 and Getting Unstuck with Humour in both Canada and China.

Website: Creative Pursuits

Events with Carole Ames

Getting Unstuck: The Alchemy of Humour Waiting List
Open Dates

Humour, laughter and play.  These are some of the earliest forms of self-expression seen in children. They are strong indicators of the innate human ability to process, express and connect.  Adults have often forgotten, or never learned, the ease, effectiveness and pleasure of humour.  Additionally, humour is an amazing path to acknowledging and releasing the places in our lives where we get stuck. Alchemy /’al-ki-mi/   Power or process that changes or transforms something in a mysterious or impressive way. Getting Unstuck:  The Alchemy of Humour is for you if you are: Feeling stuck in patterns, behaviours, insights, or mood; Interested…

ONSITE: Come Alive
November 28 - December 3, 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…