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Intensive Journal Workshops - Southern California and Hawaii Region

Fall, 2016 - Summer, 2017

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San Diego, California:  Part Series Begins November 12-13, 2016 - revised dates  

Workshop
(12 hours)
Schedule Tuition#
Life Context 11/12: (9 am-12 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm)
11/13: (9 am-12 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm)
$ 185
Depth Contact 12/03: (9 am-12 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm)
12/04: (9 am-12 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm)
$ 185
Both $ 365

# Includes tuition.  Local restaurants and lodging nearby. 

Location
The program  will be held at a conference site in the Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego.  Local restaurants and lodging are nearby.  Additional details are provided following registration.
Leader Joseph Jeffers, is a marriage and family therapist with a longtime private practice in the Hillcrest neighborhood of San Diego.   Personal growth, couples' work, life transitions, depression and anxiety, LGBTQ issues, domestic violence, and substance abuse are some areas of focus.  He attended his first Intensive Journal workshop in the late seventies in New Orleans and has used it as a personal and professional tool since then.
Registration Call 619-295-0691 or write to Joseph Jeffers, MFT, 1807 Robinson Ave - Suite 204, San Diego, CA  92103.  Email:  jjeffers52@aol.com.  Credit cards accepted. Make checks payable to Joseph Jeffers. Minimum non-refundable deposit: $50.

 

 Los Angeles (Encino), California: 3-Part Series on August 20-25, 2017 at Holy Spirit Retreat Center 

Workshop
(12 hours each)
Schedule Commuters# Residents*
Life Context 08/20: (1:30-4:30 pm; 6-9 pm)
08/21: (9 am-12 pm; 2-5 pm)
$ 295 $ 345
Depth Contact 08/22: (9 am-12 pm; 2-5 pm)
08/23: (9 am-12 pm; 2-5 pm)
$ 295 $ 345
Life Integration 08/24: (9 am-12 pm; 2-5 pm)
08/25: (9 am-12 pm; 1:30-4:30 pm)
$ 295 $ 345
Life Context and Depth Contact   $ 585 $ 795**
Depth Contact and Life Integration   $ 585 $ 795**
All Three Workshops   $ 815 $ 1,215**

# Includes tuition and certain meals.
* Includes tuition, single room (private bath) and meals.
** Includes cost of meals and overnight accommodations in between workshops.

Location Holy Spirit Retreat Center is located in the residential town of Encino just west of the intersection of highways 101 and 405.  The center has peaceful grounds (including a lake) and was totally rebuilt less than 10 years ago after the earthquake. 
Leader Joanne Hackett Ching began leading Intensive Journal workshops in 1980 while she was working at Dialogue House in NYC. For 25 years she was an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher in Fresno, CA. She has a MA in Creation Spirituality from Naropa University, is a Certified Life Cycle Celebrant® (creating celebrations for significant life events) and is an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church.
Registration Call 216-342-5170 or 800-221-5844 or write to Dialogue House, 23400 Mercantile Road, Suite 2, Beachwood, OH  44122.  Email: info@intensivejournal.org.  Credit cards accepted. Make checks payable to Dialogue House. Minimum non-refundable deposit: commuters- $50; residents- $100.

 

 

Bakersfield, CA: 2-Part Series in Fall, 2016 - dates to be announced.

Workshops
 
Schedule Tuition*
Presentation - 3 hours TBA: (10 am-1 pm)
 
$ 20+
Life Context - 12 hours TBA: (1:30-4:30 pm; 6-9 pm)
TBA: (10 am-1 pm; 2:30-5:30 pm)
$ 185+
Depth Contact - 12 hours TBA: (1:30-4:30 pm; 6-9 pm)
TBA: (10 am-1 pm; 2:30-5:30 pm)
$ 185++
Both
 
$ 360

* Tuition only - local restaurants and lodging nearby.

+On October 3,, we will hold the first three hours of the workshop for those who can't come to that session on October 16 from 1:30-4:30 pm.  The content will be the same at both sessions.  The session on October 3 is also open to those who are new to the process and unsure if they want to attend the full workshop.  Registration is required.   The $20 fee will be applied to the cost of the Life Context workshop on September 25-26. 

++ A 3 hour session will be held on either October 31 from 10 am-1 pm for those who cannot attend the session on Friday, November 13 from 1:30-4:30 pm.  Registration for the full workshop is required in advance of the October 31 session.  The content is the same at both sessions.

Location The workshops will be held at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Bakersfield.   The church is one block north of Mercy Hospital Downtown which is on Trucktun Ave.   For lodging, we recommend Hampton Inn Bakersfield-Central at 1017 Oak St, Bakersfield, CA 93301 661-633-0333.  Book online for least expensive price.
Leader Dolores Mitch has given Intensive Journal workshops in the Philippines for 10 years based in Baguio City, northern Luzon.  Since 2005 she led the workshops in New York City and other places in the NorthEast U.S.  Currently she lives in Monrovia, California at the Maryknoll Sisters retirement house.
Registration Call 216-342-5170 or 800-221-5844 or write to Dialogue House, 23400 Mercantile Road, Suite 2, Beachwood, OH  44122.  Email: info@intensivejournal.org.  Credit cards accepted. Make checks payable to Dialogue House. Minimum non-refundable deposit: $50.

 

Fresno, California: Introductory Workshop

Workshops
 
Schedule - approximate - call sponsor for exact hours Tuition#
Life Context - 10 hours TBA $ 125
 

# Includes tuition and certain meals.
* Includes tuition, single room and meals.
 

Location The workshop will be held in Fresno.  Participants will receive detailed information upon registration.
Leader Joanne Hackett Ching began leading Intensive Journal workshops in 1980 while she was working at Dialogue House in NYC. For 25 years she was an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher in Fresno, CA. She has a MA in Creation Spirituality from Naropa University, is a Certified Life Cycle Celebrant® (creating celebrations for significant life events) and is an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church.
Registration Call 559-477-4221 or email summerorchid@netzero.com.  No credit cards.

Honolulu, Hawaii: Introductory Workshop

TBA

Workshop
 
Schedule Tuition
Life Context- 10 hours TBA $ 125

 

Location The workshop will be held in a location in Honolulu to be determined.
Leader Joanne Hackett Ching began leading Intensive Journal workshops in 1980 while she was working at Dialogue House in NYC. For 25 years she was an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher in Fresno, CA. She has a MA in Creation Spirituality from Naropa University, is a Certified Life Cycle Celebrant® (creating celebrations for significant life events) and is an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church.
Registration Call 808-538-7276 or email summerorchid66@gmail.com.   No credit cards.