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Walk-in Peer Support Group - Thursday evenings - 6:30 - 8:30 pm


LIVING AUTHENTICALLY   is a walk-in, peer-led emotional competency support group that occurs about twice per month. 

They occur on the Thursday evenings indicated to the left.
They start at 6:30 pm and end about 8:30 pm. 

Each evening examines an aspect of emotional awareness and competency and also allows time for individual requests .

$15  per person


 $25 per couple


December 15 - Season Celebration
January 5 & 19
February 2 & 23
March 9 & 23
April 6 & 27
May 4 & 25
June 1 & 22
July 6 & 20
August 10 & 31
September 14 & 28
October 12 & 26
November 16 & 30

LEADING FROM THE CENTER - 8 day, 2 session personal excellence training

Session 1: Jan 27 to 29
Session 2: Feb 8 to 12

LEADING FROM THE CENTER is an 8-day training, separated into two sessions:

The first session is three days (Friday at 4:00 pm through Sunday about 6:30 pm)

The second session begins a week are two later and lasts five days (Wednesday at 4:30 pm through Sunday about 7:30 pm). The group stays together at a local hotel during the second session.

$2,895 tuition per person including hotel accommodations for the second session, three group reunions, and three months of Living Authentically peer-support sessions.

We are committed to not letting finances be the reason you do not experience the training.

Money back guarantee!!

Register via email here



Session 1: April 7 to 9
Session 2: April 26 to 30
SUMMER 2017 (new dates)
Session 1: July 28 to 30
Session 2: August 9 to 13

FALL 2017
Session 1: October 20 to 22
Session 2: November 8 to 12

Note: Session 2's dates are changed

Monday Evenings
December 5

INFORMATION NIGHTS occur on Monday evenings every quarter. They are informal,  fun, and informative. Graduates are welcome to come to share about their experience. 

No Charge
March 6
June 12
September 18    
November 27    


Igniting Your Creative Spirit

This is a fun and surprising way to access your creativity - especially if you think you don't have much. Daphne and Alicia Stammer, wonderful artists and educators, lead this half-day workshop.

Saturday, 1 - 4 pm

$20 per person 

Register here

June 7 - 11, 2017

Going Deeper

This advanced experiential workshop is for graduates of Leading from the Center or similar trainings and is based on the Leading from the Center 5-Day session.

Wednesday evening, 6:00 pm through Sunday 6:00 pm

$995 per person
(early registration discount available on or before February 15)

Register here


Authentic Happiness 

This one-day workshop, based on the book of the same name by Martin Seligman, examines happiness: What is it and how can you create more of it in your life?

Saturday, 9 am - 4:30 pm

$75 per person

Register here

August  25 - 27, 2017

Men's Retreat

This will be the eighth annual ALC Men's Retreat. Held in a very nice cabin in Lake Tahoe, any man, 13 years old or more can join Chris and Lou (ALC partners) in examining what it means to be a man in today's society.

Friday evening thru Sunday morning. Limited to about 14 men, 13 years or older.

$195 per man

Register online here

September 22 - 24, 2017

Women's Retreat

Join Maril Cardwell, Ayleen O'Connell,  and Gayle Mathe on the 4th annual ALC Women’s Retreat. The weekend will begin Friday early evening and end mid day Sunday. Meals will be made and eaten together and there will be ample group processing and personal time.

Friday evening thru Sunday morning.

$195 per woman

Register online here


If you are interested, email us here

Create Your Video Keepsake

Independent filmmaker Lou Zweier will guide you in learning to create a 2-3 minute video message for you or someone you love. Lou will work with you to develop and record a voice narration that communicates your message, and teach you to use your photos or other visuals to illustrate your message. This makes a great anniversary, holiday, or birthday present, or just a way of appreciating someone or a group who has meant a lot to you.

Friday evening 6-9 and Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm

Requirements: A laptop computer with wireless networking and web browser (we will be using a web-based video editing software).

$200 per person


If you are interested, email us here

Creating Your Own Essence Cards

Maril Cardwell will lead this creative workshop where you will create expressive cards for each of your inner voices.

Saturday, 9 am - 4 pm

$40 per person

On Going

1st and 3rd Tuesdays , 7:00 - 9:00 pm

ALC Men's Group

A gathering of men to examine what it means to be a man in today's society. Any man is welcome as a walk-in or to join for six months at a time.

1st and 3rd Tuesdays , 7:00 - 9:00 pm


$180 per man for 6 mths


$20 per man per night

On Going

Fridays, 9 - 11 am

Redecision Practice Group

Each Friday morning Chris Mathe leads a two hour practice group for anyone who wishes to hone their skills in the practice of the redecision model of change.



COACH TRAINING - 9:00am - noon, Saturdays


Coach Trainings occur on Saturdays about 5 time per year at the ALC Center from , 9:00 am to about noon.

These skill-building sessions are facilitated by the ALC Team.

These trainings are offered free of charge and as a community service.
March 11
September 9
Novemvber 18

Thursday December 15, 2016 and

Thursday, December 14, 2017

ALC Season Celebration
Everyone is welcome! Food, light beverages, and lots of fun!

Thursday, 6:30 - 9:00 pm

No charge

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