Your group can hire one of our facilitators to lead a program at The Haven. Our facilitators have years of experience, skill and the desire to show you a better way. Contact our Conferences Manager to find out what kind of subjects and topics you can have for your professional development retreat, or personal development retreat here at The Haven.

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pic-carole-ames.gif Carole Ames BES, DipC, MTC is a dynamic, compassionate and direct group leader. Her humour, pragmatism and communication skills have been evident throughout a career that has included professional planning, management and human relations. She worked for six years with the Vancouver Crisis Centre and held a key management role at The Haven. Associated with The Haven since 1990, she has assisted and led Come Alive since 2000 and now leads Living Alive Phase I.
pic-ian-curtain.gif 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 and has assisted and led Come Alive since 1999.
pic-jennifer-hilton.gif Jennifer Hilton CEC has provided facilitation and coaching to people in a variety of positions in organizations. She delights in building relationships and enabling individuals and teams to reach their full potential through expanding self-awareness. Jennifer has a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University and is working towards her Diploma in Haven Counselling Skills.
pic-cathy-mcnally.gif Cathy McNally BSc, DipC is an accomplished and creative communication specialist with over 25 years' experience in management, training, consulting, and counselling. She and her husband Ernie McNally draw much of their teaching from their own relationship. In addition to Come Alive and Living Alive Phases I and II, Cathy has led a range of other programs at The Haven since 1998. She has 20 years' experience with Satir-based approaches to personal growth ans works closely with Maria Gomori.
pic-ernie-mcnally.gif Ernie McNally DipC has worked with people both personally and professionally for over 35 years. Ernie's natural ability to communicate with humour and heart make him a sought-after group leader and counsellor. He and his wife Cathy draw much of their teaching from their own relationship. In addition to Come Alive and Living Alive Phases I and II, Ernie has led numerous other programs at The Haven since 1998.
pic-david-raithby.gif David Raithby DipC, MEd, RSW began his career in family, youth and critical care settings, and has worked in personal and professional development for 35 years. David has been associated with The Haven since 1979. He has taught numerous programs since 1992, with his life-partner of 25 years, Sandey McCartney, and his friend and colleague Linda Nicholls.

Thank you for all your care and attention while at The Haven on this beautiful island...We all felt nourished by your delicious food and held by the warmth of your hospitality.

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