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6 Steps to the 2-Chair Process: Gestalt Therapy at Home 兩張椅子的六個步驟 - 在家可以做的完形練習 By Wayne T. Dodge MD, MPH, DipC Written on March 29, 2020 Translation Note: 翻譯說明: This article on the Haven website was written by Wayne Dodge during the COVID impact on the world. On the Chinese-English Bilingual...Read more
*New updates posted below this message* Dear Haven Community, Wayne Dodge is one of The Haven’s much-loved true friends, with 2021 marking 40 years of his association with us. During this time he has filled multiple roles: core faculty, board director, special advisor, mentor, elder, regular...Read more
Warm greetings to you from the Haven We're reaching out to update you on what's happening at the Haven as we work through the COVID pandemic and the Re-imagining the Haven as a long-term sustainable organization. We also want to introduce you to our newest team member, Kevin Wong. While we have...Read more
By David Raithby Have you ever wondered what it might take to find a truly different way to live, to join others, and to support our gorgeous planet? In fields as diverse as physics, biology and psychology the phenomenon of ‘emergence’ is opening new paths for such exploration. When a flock of...Read more
by Solanna Anderson In all the years I've trained at the Haven, I’ve more than once thought “I need to leave this place right now and never ever come back”. One moment really sticks out. About 8 years ago, I was sitting in a circle and everyone was invited to complete the following prompt: “What I...Read more
Welcoming you into our new year with warmest wishes that 2021 has begun well for you. It seems to me this new year is inviting us further into living with presence, in the present – calling for acceptance of the unpredictable nature of life. The chaos I see churning in the wide world around us,...Read more
On Tuesday, we hosted an online Haven Holiday Kitchen fundraiser and community baking and cooking session. We really appreciated connecting with Haven alumni across the country and collectively came up with some tips and tricks for making Haven granola and yeast dressing to share with all of you...Read more
At Solstice, time appears to stand still, and the sun goes away long enough for us to perfect the art of longing for more light and offers us a chance to rest for a while in the dark corners of life. We love to mark this Solstice night by adorning our little Christmas tree with shiny family...Read more
Back on March 13th, we closed our doors because of COVID-19. We couldn’t imagine being where we are now and we wouldn’t be, without you. The last 8 months is an amazing story of people working together in community through emotional, financial, and existential uncertainty. “In the midst of chaos,...Read more
It’s #kindnessday and we want to feature a family whose kindness to The Haven has had a lasting impact over the years. Mike and Joan McNeely first came to The Haven in the fall of 2005 during a personal crisis. They were so impressed by their experience, and the kindness of Cathy and Ernie McNally...Read more