Welcome to The Haven... 

The Haven is a not-for-profit centre for transformative learning with a campus on Gabriola Island, BC. We're excited to bring The Haven to your home by offering programs online. 

What sets us apart from other centres and retreats is an innovative curriculum created by our co-founders, Dr. Bennet Wong and Dr. Jock McKeen. For over 35 years, thousands of participants have chosen Come AliveCouples Alive, and Living Alive for personal and professional development. Whether we're meeting face-to-face or in the online space, we offer deep healing, transformation, connection, and growth in community. 

We hope you’ll check back regularly to see what exciting new online offerings are in store for you!  

Our Programs

Come Alive, Couples Alive and Living Alive are our most popular programs and are unique to The Haven. Since 1983, thousands of people have found deep healing, personal growth, and transformation through these experiences. You won't find experiential learning like this anywhere else...

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Apr 22 - Apr 22, 2021

These pay-what-you-can check-ins are an opportunity to connect, be heard, and find support. Join us every Thursday at 6:15pm PT. 

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Apr 24 - Apr 25, 2021

For diverse men of all ages and stages to explore and redefine their relationship to self, others and their community.

Jun 08 - Jul 03, 2021

A rare adventure into the depths of self-awareness and discovery in this time of change and uncertainty.

May 28 - May 30, 2021

For leaders, managers, team coaches, group facilitators and anyone

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The Come Alive program provided me with a deeper appreciation for the varied life experiences of others, which helped me get on a path of putting MY life back in gear.
John, Come Alive