Thriving in Relationships
Sep
29
6:30 PM18:30

Thriving in Relationships

Thriving In Relationship
400.00

A Breakthrough Couple’s Group

Sunday Evenings

September 29 - November 10 -- 2019

6:30 – 9 pm

$400 per couple for the 7 week class at the Breakthrough Center, Seaside

Our primary purpose is for Breakthrough & BreakFree graduates to carry the Breakthrough/BreakFree principles into their primary relationships using safe & effective communication techniques.

This Group is appropriate for you if:

  • You are beginning a relationship

  • You want to enrich & deepen a good relationship

  • You are in a difficult relationship & want to resolve longstanding challenges

  • You are near break-up & want to decide if the relationship can be saved.

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Develop safe & effective communication skills.

  • Resolve longstanding conflicts with compassion.

  • Recreate the passion, attraction, and intimacy that first brought you together.

  • Discover a path to emotional healing through your relationship.

  • Experience a deep level of empathy and connection with your partner.

This group will work with the BreakFree/Breakthrough principles & the Harville & Helen Hendrix book: Getting the Love You Want. In this 7-week experiential group, couples will have the opportunity to learn new skills and work privately with each other, only sharing what they wish with the larger group. This is not group therapy. It is often inspiring and supportive to see other couples deepening their connection to one another.

Instructors

  • Brad Gebert is a retired School Counselor, a member of the Breakthrough Community Life Committee & has served on many Leadership Teams. 

  • Cristin DeVine is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & certified Imago Relationship therapist. 

  • Peter Fonken is a certified Imago Relationship Educator & a vision quest guide.

For questions & more information contact

Brad Gebert at 831-210-8770 or bgebert@sbcglobal.net

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Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting
Oct
1
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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PREVENT SUICIDE & OTHER SELF-DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIORS
Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

PREVENT SUICIDE & OTHER SELF-DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIORS

PREVENT SUICIDE & OTHER SELF-DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIORS
0.00

A Workshop on Suicide Prevention

Presented by

Bill Leone, MFT & QPR* Instructor

The workshop will cover the populations vulnerable to suicide,

the warning signs of someone contemplating suicide,

& the best practices methods of dealing with a potential suicide.

               WHEN:     OCT 5, 2019,  SATURDAY,  10 am - Noon

            WHERE:   The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway, Seaside, Ca 93955

            WHO:      Open to the Public - Limit First 25 people - Free Admission

            HOW:      Register at www.breakthroughformen.org

            QUESTIONS - Call or text:  Bill Leone, MFT at 831-521-1055 (cell) in the event it is sold out.

 

*QPR is an intensive training by the QPR Institute designed to train "Gatekeeper Instructors"

to educate the public for the purpose of lowering the suicide rates in their communities.

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Thriving in Relationships - Day 2
Oct
6
6:30 PM18:30

Thriving in Relationships - Day 2

Thriving In Relationship
400.00

A Breakthrough Couple’s Group

Sunday Evenings

September 29 - November 10 -- 2019

6:30 – 9 pm

$400 per couple for the 7 week class at the Breakthrough Center, Seaside

Our primary purpose is for Breakthrough & BreakFree graduates to carry the Breakthrough/BreakFree principles into their primary relationships using safe & effective communication techniques.

This Group is appropriate for you if:

  • You are beginning a relationship

  • You want to enrich & deepen a good relationship

  • You are in a difficult relationship & want to resolve longstanding challenges

  • You are near break-up & want to decide if the relationship can be saved.

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Develop safe & effective communication skills.

  • Resolve longstanding conflicts with compassion.

  • Recreate the passion, attraction, and intimacy that first brought you together.

  • Discover a path to emotional healing through your relationship.

  • Experience a deep level of empathy and connection with your partner.

This group will work with the BreakFree/Breakthrough principles & the Harville & Helen Hendrix book: Getting the Love You Want. In this 7-week experiential group, couples will have the opportunity to learn new skills and work privately with each other, only sharing what they wish with the larger group. This is not group therapy. It is often inspiring and supportive to see other couples deepening their connection to one another.

Instructors

  • Brad Gebert is a retired School Counselor, a member of the Breakthrough Community Life Committee & has served on many Leadership Teams. 

  • Cristin DeVine is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & certified Imago Relationship therapist. 

  • Peter Fonken is a certified Imago Relationship Educator & a vision quest guide.

For questions & more information contact

Brad Gebert at 831-210-8770 or bgebert@sbcglobal.net

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Oct
9
6:45 PM18:45

Monterey Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Effective Communication Workshop
Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

Effective Communication Workshop

Effective Communication Workshop
from 130.00

We all communicate every day. 

Ever noticed that you walk away from many exchanges either incomplete, upset or not heard. The tools we'll learn in this workshop will literally change your life for the better. Imagine never having to feel like you're cornered or overwhelmed by anyone or knowing how to listen so that those around you really feel heard. What if arguing or enduring were no longer a part of your life?

These Effective Communication Tools are truly golden and can be used for a lifetime.

The 1st Saturday introduces communication and relationship building skills with spouse, parent, child, friend, employer and employee offering alternatives to conflict. 

The 2nd Saturday enhances and internalizes the skills. We’ll learn how to assert needs through “I” statements, set limits, negotiate to agreement, diffuse criticism and have the opportunity to practice and reinforce the new skills through roleplaying. 

(Supporter discount applies to supporters & their partners). All pricing is per person.

If you have any questions or need help with the registration process, contact Lee Garland at 831-402-4303 or liber8lee@gmail.com.


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Thriving in Relationships - Day 3
Oct
13
6:30 PM18:30

Thriving in Relationships - Day 3

Thriving In Relationship
400.00

A Breakthrough Couple’s Group

Sunday Evenings

September 29 - November 10 -- 2019

6:30 – 9 pm

$400 per couple for the 7 week class at the Breakthrough Center, Seaside

Our primary purpose is for Breakthrough & BreakFree graduates to carry the Breakthrough/BreakFree principles into their primary relationships using safe & effective communication techniques.

This Group is appropriate for you if:

  • You are beginning a relationship

  • You want to enrich & deepen a good relationship

  • You are in a difficult relationship & want to resolve longstanding challenges

  • You are near break-up & want to decide if the relationship can be saved.

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Develop safe & effective communication skills.

  • Resolve longstanding conflicts with compassion.

  • Recreate the passion, attraction, and intimacy that first brought you together.

  • Discover a path to emotional healing through your relationship.

  • Experience a deep level of empathy and connection with your partner.

This group will work with the BreakFree/Breakthrough principles & the Harville & Helen Hendrix book: Getting the Love You Want. In this 7-week experiential group, couples will have the opportunity to learn new skills and work privately with each other, only sharing what they wish with the larger group. This is not group therapy. It is often inspiring and supportive to see other couples deepening their connection to one another.

Instructors

  • Brad Gebert is a retired School Counselor, a member of the Breakthrough Community Life Committee & has served on many Leadership Teams. 

  • Cristin DeVine is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & certified Imago Relationship therapist. 

  • Peter Fonken is a certified Imago Relationship Educator & a vision quest guide.

For questions & more information contact

Brad Gebert at 831-210-8770 or bgebert@sbcglobal.net

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Choosing Choice
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

Choosing Choice

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Choosing Choice

Presented by

JANET THOMAS

Janet Thomas, 24-year leader of the BreakFree Women's Community, will conduct a four-week workshop focused on this important theme. 

Decisions, decisions, so many decisions we face each day . . .  and our Adaptive parts have been operating on auto pilot for decades!  Together we will explore choice and decision, see where we are and where we want to be in our lives and understand our challenges with choice and decision!  We will embrace choices, glorious choices! Clarify decision making skills and always, always welcome healing!

"No matter what the situation, remind yourself, I have a choice." Depok Chopra

<- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  CHOICE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ->

When:  Thursdays from 6:30 - 9:00 pm, 10/17, 10/24, (No Halloween Mtg), 11/7 & 11/14

Where:  The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway in Seaside (next to the Post office)

Cost:   Sliding scale for BT & BF graduates - $300 to $150; 

           Sliding scale for BT Sustaining Alumni members - $300 - $125

 

Register:  BF women register at BreakFreeNow.com/BT men at breakthroughformen.org

 

Questions call Janet Thomas at 831-373-7333 or Chris Fitz at 375-5441

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Thriving in Relationships - Day 4
Oct
20
6:30 PM18:30

Thriving in Relationships - Day 4

Thriving In Relationship
400.00

A Breakthrough Couple’s Group

Sunday Evenings

September 29 - November 10 -- 2019

6:30 – 9 pm

$400 per couple for the 7 week class at the Breakthrough Center, Seaside

Our primary purpose is for Breakthrough & BreakFree graduates to carry the Breakthrough/BreakFree principles into their primary relationships using safe & effective communication techniques.

This Group is appropriate for you if:

  • You are beginning a relationship

  • You want to enrich & deepen a good relationship

  • You are in a difficult relationship & want to resolve longstanding challenges

  • You are near break-up & want to decide if the relationship can be saved.

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Develop safe & effective communication skills.

  • Resolve longstanding conflicts with compassion.

  • Recreate the passion, attraction, and intimacy that first brought you together.

  • Discover a path to emotional healing through your relationship.

  • Experience a deep level of empathy and connection with your partner.

This group will work with the BreakFree/Breakthrough principles & the Harville & Helen Hendrix book: Getting the Love You Want. In this 7-week experiential group, couples will have the opportunity to learn new skills and work privately with each other, only sharing what they wish with the larger group. This is not group therapy. It is often inspiring and supportive to see other couples deepening their connection to one another.

Instructors

  • Brad Gebert is a retired School Counselor, a member of the Breakthrough Community Life Committee & has served on many Leadership Teams. 

  • Cristin DeVine is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & certified Imago Relationship therapist. 

  • Peter Fonken is a certified Imago Relationship Educator & a vision quest guide.

For questions & more information contact

Brad Gebert at 831-210-8770 or bgebert@sbcglobal.net

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Oct
23
6:45 PM18:45

Monterey Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Choosing Choice - Evening 2
Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

Choosing Choice - Evening 2

Choosing Choice- Presented by Janet Thomas
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Choosing Choice

Presented by

JANET THOMAS

Janet Thomas, 24-year leader of the BreakFree Women's Community, will conduct a four-week workshop focused on this important theme. 

Decisions, decisions, so many decisions we face each day . . .  and our Adaptive parts have been operating on auto pilot for decades!  Together we will explore choice and decision, see where we are and where we want to be in our lives and understand our challenges with choice and decision!  We will embrace choices, glorious choices! Clarify decision making skills and always, always welcome healing!

"No matter what the situation, remind yourself, I have a choice." Depok Chopra

<- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  CHOICE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ->

When:  Thursdays from 6:30 - 9:00 pm, 10/17, 10/24, (No Halloween Mtg), 11/7 & 11/14

Where:  The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway in Seaside (next to the Post office)

Cost:   Sliding scale for BT & BF graduates - $300 to $150; 

           Sliding scale for BT Sustaining Alumni members - $300 - $125

 

Register:  BF women register at BreakFreeNow.com/BT men at breakthroughformen.org

 

Questions call Janet Thomas at 831-373-7333 or Chris Fitz at 375-5441

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Effective Communication Workshop - Day 2
Oct
26
9:00 AM09:00

Effective Communication Workshop - Day 2

Effective Communication Workshop
from 130.00

We all communicate every day. 

Ever noticed that you walk away from many exchanges either incomplete, upset or not heard. The tools we'll learn in this workshop will literally change your life for the better. Imagine never having to feel like you're cornered or overwhelmed by anyone or knowing how to listen so that those around you really feel heard. What if arguing or enduring were no longer a part of your life?

These Effective Communication Tools are truly golden and can be used for a lifetime.

The 1st Saturday introduces communication and relationship building skills with spouse, parent, child, friend, employer and employee offering alternatives to conflict. 

The 2nd Saturday enhances and internalizes the skills. We’ll learn how to assert needs through “I” statements, set limits, negotiate to agreement, diffuse criticism and have the opportunity to practice and reinforce the new skills through roleplaying. 

(Supporter discount applies to supporters & their partners). All pricing is per person.

If you have any questions or need help with the registration process, contact Lee Garland at 831-402-4303 or liber8lee@gmail.com.


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Thriving in Relationships - Day 5
Oct
27
6:30 PM18:30

Thriving in Relationships - Day 5

Thriving In Relationship
400.00

A Breakthrough Couple’s Group

Sunday Evenings

September 29 - November 10 -- 2019

6:30 – 9 pm

$400 per couple for the 7 week class at the Breakthrough Center, Seaside

Our primary purpose is for Breakthrough & BreakFree graduates to carry the Breakthrough/BreakFree principles into their primary relationships using safe & effective communication techniques.

This Group is appropriate for you if:

  • You are beginning a relationship

  • You want to enrich & deepen a good relationship

  • You are in a difficult relationship & want to resolve longstanding challenges

  • You are near break-up & want to decide if the relationship can be saved.

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Develop safe & effective communication skills.

  • Resolve longstanding conflicts with compassion.

  • Recreate the passion, attraction, and intimacy that first brought you together.

  • Discover a path to emotional healing through your relationship.

  • Experience a deep level of empathy and connection with your partner.

This group will work with the BreakFree/Breakthrough principles & the Harville & Helen Hendrix book: Getting the Love You Want. In this 7-week experiential group, couples will have the opportunity to learn new skills and work privately with each other, only sharing what they wish with the larger group. This is not group therapy. It is often inspiring and supportive to see other couples deepening their connection to one another.

Instructors

  • Brad Gebert is a retired School Counselor, a member of the Breakthrough Community Life Committee & has served on many Leadership Teams. 

  • Cristin DeVine is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & certified Imago Relationship therapist. 

  • Peter Fonken is a certified Imago Relationship Educator & a vision quest guide.

For questions & more information contact

Brad Gebert at 831-210-8770 or bgebert@sbcglobal.net

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Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting
Oct
29
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

  • Monterey Coast Preparatory School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Thriving in Relationships - Day 6
Nov
3
6:30 PM18:30

Thriving in Relationships - Day 6

Thriving In Relationship
400.00

A Breakthrough Couple’s Group

Sunday Evenings

September 29 - November 10 -- 2019

6:30 – 9 pm

$400 per couple for the 7 week class at the Breakthrough Center, Seaside

Our primary purpose is for Breakthrough & BreakFree graduates to carry the Breakthrough/BreakFree principles into their primary relationships using safe & effective communication techniques.

This Group is appropriate for you if:

  • You are beginning a relationship

  • You want to enrich & deepen a good relationship

  • You are in a difficult relationship & want to resolve longstanding challenges

  • You are near break-up & want to decide if the relationship can be saved.

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Develop safe & effective communication skills.

  • Resolve longstanding conflicts with compassion.

  • Recreate the passion, attraction, and intimacy that first brought you together.

  • Discover a path to emotional healing through your relationship.

  • Experience a deep level of empathy and connection with your partner.

This group will work with the BreakFree/Breakthrough principles & the Harville & Helen Hendrix book: Getting the Love You Want. In this 7-week experiential group, couples will have the opportunity to learn new skills and work privately with each other, only sharing what they wish with the larger group. This is not group therapy. It is often inspiring and supportive to see other couples deepening their connection to one another.

Instructors

  • Brad Gebert is a retired School Counselor, a member of the Breakthrough Community Life Committee & has served on many Leadership Teams. 

  • Cristin DeVine is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & certified Imago Relationship therapist. 

  • Peter Fonken is a certified Imago Relationship Educator & a vision quest guide.

For questions & more information contact

Brad Gebert at 831-210-8770 or bgebert@sbcglobal.net

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Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting
Nov
5
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

  • Monterey Coast Preparatory School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Choosing Choice - Evening 3
Nov
7
6:30 PM18:30

Choosing Choice - Evening 3

Choosing Choice- Presented by Janet Thomas
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Choosing Choice

Presented by

JANET THOMAS

Janet Thomas, 24-year leader of the BreakFree Women's Community, will conduct a four-week workshop focused on this important theme. 

Decisions, decisions, so many decisions we face each day . . .  and our Adaptive parts have been operating on auto pilot for decades!  Together we will explore choice and decision, see where we are and where we want to be in our lives and understand our challenges with choice and decision!  We will embrace choices, glorious choices! Clarify decision making skills and always, always welcome healing!

"No matter what the situation, remind yourself, I have a choice." Depok Chopra

<- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  CHOICE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ->

When:  Thursdays from 6:30 - 9:00 pm, 10/17, 10/24, (No Halloween Mtg), 11/7 & 11/14

Where:  The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway in Seaside (next to the Post office)

Cost:   Sliding scale for BT & BF graduates - $300 to $150; 

           Sliding scale for BT Sustaining Alumni members - $300 - $125

 

Register:  BF women register at BreakFreeNow.com/BT men at breakthroughformen.org

 

Questions call Janet Thomas at 831-373-7333 or Chris Fitz at 375-5441

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Thriving in Relationships - Day 7
Nov
10
6:30 PM18:30

Thriving in Relationships - Day 7

Thriving In Relationship
400.00

A Breakthrough Couple’s Group

Sunday Evenings

September 29 - November 10 -- 2019

6:30 – 9 pm

$400 per couple for the 7 week class at the Breakthrough Center, Seaside

Our primary purpose is for Breakthrough & BreakFree graduates to carry the Breakthrough/BreakFree principles into their primary relationships using safe & effective communication techniques.

This Group is appropriate for you if:

  • You are beginning a relationship

  • You want to enrich & deepen a good relationship

  • You are in a difficult relationship & want to resolve longstanding challenges

  • You are near break-up & want to decide if the relationship can be saved.

In this class you will learn how to:

  • Develop safe & effective communication skills.

  • Resolve longstanding conflicts with compassion.

  • Recreate the passion, attraction, and intimacy that first brought you together.

  • Discover a path to emotional healing through your relationship.

  • Experience a deep level of empathy and connection with your partner.

This group will work with the BreakFree/Breakthrough principles & the Harville & Helen Hendrix book: Getting the Love You Want. In this 7-week experiential group, couples will have the opportunity to learn new skills and work privately with each other, only sharing what they wish with the larger group. This is not group therapy. It is often inspiring and supportive to see other couples deepening their connection to one another.

Instructors

  • Brad Gebert is a retired School Counselor, a member of the Breakthrough Community Life Committee & has served on many Leadership Teams. 

  • Cristin DeVine is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & certified Imago Relationship therapist. 

  • Peter Fonken is a certified Imago Relationship Educator & a vision quest guide.

For questions & more information contact

Brad Gebert at 831-210-8770 or bgebert@sbcglobal.net

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Nov
13
6:45 PM18:45

Monterey Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Choosing Choice - Evening 4
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Choosing Choice - Evening 4

Choosing Choice- Presented by Janet Thomas
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Choosing Choice

Presented by

JANET THOMAS

Janet Thomas, 24-year leader of the BreakFree Women's Community, will conduct a four-week workshop focused on this important theme. 

Decisions, decisions, so many decisions we face each day . . .  and our Adaptive parts have been operating on auto pilot for decades!  Together we will explore choice and decision, see where we are and where we want to be in our lives and understand our challenges with choice and decision!  We will embrace choices, glorious choices! Clarify decision making skills and always, always welcome healing!

"No matter what the situation, remind yourself, I have a choice." Depok Chopra

<- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -  CHOICE - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ->

When:  Thursdays from 6:30 - 9:00 pm, 10/17, 10/24, (No Halloween Mtg), 11/7 & 11/14

Where:  The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway in Seaside (next to the Post office)

Cost:   Sliding scale for BT & BF graduates - $300 to $150; 

           Sliding scale for BT Sustaining Alumni members - $300 - $125

 

Register:  BF women register at BreakFreeNow.com/BT men at breakthroughformen.org

 

Questions call Janet Thomas at 831-373-7333 or Chris Fitz at 375-5441

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Evening 1 - Understanding Female Sexuality:  a Class for Breakthrough Men
Aug
12
6:30 PM18:30

Evening 1 - Understanding Female Sexuality: a Class for Breakthrough Men

Join Joni Caldwell, MA, BreakFree Graduate, human sexuality teacher for over 20 years, for three  consecutive Tuesdays to learn about women's sexuality, both psychologically  and physiologically.  Joni's passion is for men and women to have the most  pleasurable, fun and enlightening sexual experience possible.  In this  three week class for Breakthrough men which explores female pleasuring and sexuality Joni will cover the following:

  • ·       Education (anatomy/sexual response)

  • ·       Psychology of Women and Pleasure

  • ·       Intimacy Building & Communication Skills

When:    This is a three evening course over three consecutive Tuesday evenings:

April 16, 23 & 30

6:30-8:30 PM

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Enduring Happiness as a Practice
Aug
1
6:30 PM18:30

Enduring Happiness as a Practice

I’ve got the power!

Explore enduring happiness as a daily practice with Tom North.

We will explore:

Accessing the power we were born with

The barriers we construct to resist and protect

Our confusion between love, longing, loving

How choosing happiness empowers

First Thursday of the month.

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SAVE THE DATE - Breakthrough Summer Retreat
Jul
12
to Jul 14

SAVE THE DATE - Breakthrough Summer Retreat

Love, Friendship & Happiness: 

The Lifelong Practice

of Becoming Who We Are 

Love, friendship and happiness have value in our lives that cannot be measured – And, there is always room for more!

Our 29th Annual Summer Retreat will be led this year by John Hain, Chris Fitz, Tom Lee and Tom North, with the support of the Summer Retreat Committee: Gonzalo Coronado, Gus Leonard and Scott Shillcock.

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Jul
7
1:00 PM13:00

Breakthrough/BreakFree Annual Appreciation BBQ

All Breakthrough Alumni, Alumni Association members and BreakFree graduates are invited for food, fun and camaraderie. This event is free for everyone. Bring your families and friends.

This year we will begin a new tradition of celebrating our volunteer of the year. Come celebrate the contributions of John Hain, the 2018 volunteer of the year!

Everyone must register at www.breakthroughformen.org.

Questions call 375-5441.

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Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting
May
9
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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May
6
10:00 AM10:00

MPC Mental Health Day

Breakthrough will again be part of MPC's Mental Heath Day on May 6 from 10-2 PM in front of the MPC library.  Come join Breakthrough and other local mental health providers in the area as we offer our services to the students of MPC and the public at large.  Questions - call Breakthrough at 375-5441 or MPC at 646-4017.

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May
2
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Apr
18
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Mar
21
6:45 PM18:45

Monterey Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Choosing Love by Janet Thomas
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

Choosing Love by Janet Thomas

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Choosing Love

Presented by

JANET THOMAS

Janet Thomas, 24-year leader of the BreakFree Women's Community, will conduct a four-week workshop focused on this important theme. 

This workshop is open to BreakFree and Breakthrough graduates. It is adapted from the highly acclaimed 2018 BreakFree Weekend. Participants will have the opportunity to choose female or male listening partners.

"If you missed the BreakFree Weekend this year or loved it and want more, do join us! I am excited to have a chance to see you in January, this is a new time slot for us. I hope to see you." -- Janet Thomas

Choosing Love

We entered the world ready for love. Our past mistreatments and disappointments have our adapted child afraid of being hurt again. Now we long for love: to love and to be loved by family, friends, partners. Our adult decisiveness is needed to keep us choosing love, to create healthy loving relationships, and to lovingly release. Let's come together to welcome loves rich and varied possibilities.

This workshop will help us get clearer about:

  • Loving Behavior

  • Attachment Styles

  • Love Languages

  • Building New Love

  • Keeping Love Alive

  • Letting Go of Relationships That No Longer Serve Us

When: Four Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 pm, on 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/7.

Where: The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway in Seaside.

Cost: 

Sliding Scale for graduates -- $300 to $150.      

Sliding Scale for Alumni Association/Monthly Sustainer members  -- $300 to $125.

For questions & more information contact

Janet Thomas at 831-373-7333

Sliding Scale:
Quantity:
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Feb
6
6:45 PM18:45

Monterey Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Feb
5
7:00 PM19:00

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

  • Monterey Coast Preparatory School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Choosing Love by Janet Thomas
Jan
31
6:30 PM18:30

Choosing Love by Janet Thomas

Choosing Love - Presented by Janet Thomas
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Choosing Love

Presented by

JANET THOMAS

Janet Thomas, 24-year leader of the BreakFree Women's Community, will conduct a four-week workshop focused on this important theme. 

This workshop is open to BreakFree and Breakthrough graduates. It is adapted from the highly acclaimed 2018 BreakFree Weekend. Participants will have the opportunity to choose female or male listening partners.

"If you missed the BreakFree Weekend this year or loved it and want more, do join us! I am excited to have a chance to see you in January, this is a new time slot for us. I hope to see you." -- Janet Thomas

Choosing Love

We entered the world ready for love. Our past mistreatments and disappointments have our adapted child afraid of being hurt again. Now we long for love: to love and to be loved by family, friends, partners. Our adult decisiveness is needed to keep us choosing love, to create healthy loving relationships, and to lovingly release. Let's come together to welcome loves rich and varied possibilities.

This workshop will help us get clearer about:

  • Loving Behavior

  • Attachment Styles

  • Love Languages

  • Building New Love

  • Keeping Love Alive

  • Letting Go of Relationships That No Longer Serve Us

When: Four Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 pm, on 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/7.

Where: The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway in Seaside.

Cost: 

Sliding Scale for graduates -- $300 to $150.      

Sliding Scale for Alumni Association/Monthly Sustainer members  -- $300 to $125.

For questions & more information contact

Janet Thomas at 831-373-7333

Sliding Scale:
Quantity:
Register NOW!
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Jan
29
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

  • Monterey Coast Preparatory School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for the Breakthrough Workshop, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Choosing Love by Janet Thomas
Jan
24
6:30 PM18:30

Choosing Love by Janet Thomas

Choosing Love - Presented by Janet Thomas
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Choosing Love

Presented by

JANET THOMAS

Janet Thomas, 24-year leader of the BreakFree Women's Community, will conduct a four-week workshop focused on this important theme. 

This workshop is open to BreakFree and Breakthrough graduates. It is adapted from the highly acclaimed 2018 BreakFree Weekend. Participants will have the opportunity to choose female or male listening partners.

"If you missed the BreakFree Weekend this year or loved it and want more, do join us! I am excited to have a chance to see you in January, this is a new time slot for us. I hope to see you." -- Janet Thomas

Choosing Love

We entered the world ready for love. Our past mistreatments and disappointments have our adapted child afraid of being hurt again. Now we long for love: to love and to be loved by family, friends, partners. Our adult decisiveness is needed to keep us choosing love, to create healthy loving relationships, and to lovingly release. Let's come together to welcome loves rich and varied possibilities.

This workshop will help us get clearer about:

  • Loving Behavior

  • Attachment Styles

  • Love Languages

  • Building New Love

  • Keeping Love Alive

  • Letting Go of Relationships That No Longer Serve Us

When: Four Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 pm, on 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/7.

Where: The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway in Seaside.

Cost: 

Sliding Scale for graduates -- $300 to $150.      

Sliding Scale for Alumni Association/Monthly Sustainer members  -- $300 to $125.

For questions & more information contact

Janet Thomas at 831-373-7333

Sliding Scale:
Quantity:
Register NOW!
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Jan
23
6:45 PM18:45

Monterey Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Jan
22
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

  • Monterey Coast Preparatory School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Women's March 2019
Jan
19
10:00 AM10:00

Women's March 2019

Come March with us! We are moving to Monterey this year!

Colton Hall to Custom House Plaza- Gather at 10:00 and begin to march at 11:00 AM

More info at: www.womensmarchmontereybay.org

Donations gratefully accepted to fund this March!

Women's March Monterey Bay is fiscally sponsored by the Action Council of Monterey County, a 501(c)(3) California non profict corporation- tax ID 77-0357101.

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Choosing Love by Janet Thomas
Jan
17
6:30 PM18:30

Choosing Love by Janet Thomas

Choosing Love - Presented by Janet Thomas
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Choosing Love

Presented by

JANET THOMAS

Janet Thomas, 24-year leader of the BreakFree Women's Community, will conduct a four-week workshop focused on this important theme. 

This workshop is open to BreakFree and Breakthrough graduates. It is adapted from the highly acclaimed 2018 BreakFree Weekend. Participants will have the opportunity to choose female or male listening partners.

"If you missed the BreakFree Weekend this year or loved it and want more, do join us! I am excited to have a chance to see you in January, this is a new time slot for us. I hope to see you." -- Janet Thomas

Choosing Love

We entered the world ready for love. Our past mistreatments and disappointments have our adapted child afraid of being hurt again. Now we long for love: to love and to be loved by family, friends, partners. Our adult decisiveness is needed to keep us choosing love, to create healthy loving relationships, and to lovingly release. Let's come together to welcome loves rich and varied possibilities.

This workshop will help us get clearer about:

  • Loving Behavior

  • Attachment Styles

  • Love Languages

  • Building New Love

  • Keeping Love Alive

  • Letting Go of Relationships That No Longer Serve Us

When: Four Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 9:30 pm, on 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 & 2/7.

Where: The Breakthrough Center, 1069 Broadway in Seaside.

Cost: 

Sliding Scale for graduates -- $300 to $150.      

Sliding Scale for Alumni Association/Monthly Sustainer members  -- $300 to $125.

For questions & more information contact

Janet Thomas at 831-373-7333

Sliding Scale:
Quantity:
Register NOW!
View Event →
Jan
15
6:45 PM18:45

Santa Cruz Area Free Introductory Meeting

  • Monterey Coast Preparatory School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Jan
9
6:45 PM18:45

Monterey Area Free Introductory Meeting

At an introductory meetings you'll have a chance to meet the group leaders and other interested men as well as having all your questions regarding content, schedules and finances addressed. Bring all your questions, curiosity, interest, hopes and doubts. After the introductory meeting, you will have the opportunity to sign up for Breakthrough I, as long as spaces are available. You are also encouraged to bring friends who are interested.

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Winter 5A Day - Dec. 25
Dec
25
9:00 AM09:00

Winter 5A Day - Dec. 25

Come Celebrate with New and Old Friends

Breakthrough Alumni Association Member

As a Breakthrough Alumni Association Member you and a guest are welcome at no cost.

Non-Alumni Members If you're not a current Alumni Member, the cost is $10 per person. You can pay when you get there.

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