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

January 4 & 18

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


February 1 & 22
March 8 & 15
April 5 & 19
May 10 & 24
June 7 & 21
July 5 & 19
August 9 & 30
September 13 & 27
October 11 & 25
November 8
December 6 & 20 (season celebration)

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



Session 1: March 23 to 25
Session 2: April 11 to 15

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: July 13 to 15
Session 2: July 25 to 29

FALL 2018


Session 1: October 26 to 28
Session 2: November 14 to 18

Monday Evenings
May 14 (New Date)

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
June 25
September 17    
December 10    


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

Sept 26 - 30, 2018


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
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  24 - 26, 2018

Men's Retreat

This will be the nineth 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.

$295 per man

Register online here

September 21 - 23, 2018

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.

$295 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

March 10

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.
September 8
October 20

December 20

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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