Personal Development Retreat 2018-10-08T11:48:25+00:00
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Upcoming Dates:
Nov 24 – 30, 2018
Jan 19 – 25, 2019

Retreat Cost: $5550 (All Inclusive)
Early Bird Discount: save $300 if paid in full 4 weeks in advance
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Become the Primary Creative Force in your Life

Join Us for a Week-Long Personal Growth Retreat in Beautiful Byron Bay

The Hoffman Process is a spiritual program for overcoming personal obstacles to healing and happiness. Learn how to break compulsive habits, let go of the past, harness the power of anger, and institute effective changes in your life.

The Hoffman Process is arguably the world’s most widely known and respected personal development retreat. Since its inception in 1967, the Hoffman Process has helped more than 100,000 people find greater emotional freedom, forgiveness, joy, love, balance and a profoundly greater quality of life.

For more than 35 years, the Hoffman Process has been recognized as one of the most potent transformational processes and is endorsed by an extraordinary array of experts and leaders from all walks of life. The benefits they have reported fall into three broad categories:

Emotional healing and freedom: Freedom from life-long negative moods, feelings, and behavioral patterns; including deep and lasting help in the healing of depression, anxiety, interpersonal sensitivity and inappropriate anger issues; as well as freedom to be more open, loving, joyful, centered, creative, and spontaneous.

Compassion: The capacity to be present and loving in the face of suffering, of yourself and others, such that healing is induced, helping you to become a compassionate leader in your life.

Spiritual Awakening: The ability to consistently connect with one’s inner wisdom and loving spiritual aspect; knowing from within that one is on a path of healing and contribution.

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For personal development work to create permanent positive change, it needs to address the emotional, intellectual, spiritual and physical dimension of the human experience.

This short explanatory video will help you to better understand conditioned human behaviours and the inner emotional conflicts that result. The Hoffman Process brings ‘thinking and feeling’ back into balance thus expanding inner peace and mindfulness.

People who choose to do the Hoffman Process come with a strong commitment to make positive and lasting changes in their lives. The Process significantly accelerates personal growth and participants report that over time, they are experiencing a fuller and more fulfilled life.

Thousands of people have benefited from the Hoffman Process, including celebrities, doctors, therapists and counsellors, actors, musicians, highly successful business people and entrepreneurs, creative people, mothers, fathers, adult children of alcoholics, drug addicts and orphans to name just a few.

The feedback we continually hear is how the Process changed people’s lives, how their close family members, friends and significant others witness the deep transformation that blossoms over time, a current that gently pulls them along to do the same.

Over the past 30 years, I have seen thousands of people from all walks of life benefit from the Hoffman Process. We receive regular referrals from therapists, counselors and other healthcare professionals. Visit our testimonials page to read a selection of participants and industry experts’ comments on the Process. We hope you will join us for the most positive transformational experience of your life.
Volker Krohn, Director, Hoffman Centre Australia/Singapore since 1991.

Transformation Backed by Science

Over the past 50 years the Hoffman Process has been meticulously refined in collaboration with leading professionals from multiple disciplines including mental health, psychotherapy, spirituality and the human potential movement. A selection of healing modalities are incorporated into the program and held by highly skilled, qualified practitioners in a supportively structured, non-invasive culture.

These modalities include experiential psychotherapy, family constellation, bioenergetics, Gestalt, emotional release, group therapy, joyful play, meditation, visualisation & journaling.

Learn more about the Science underpinning the Hoffman Process.

To learn more about Bob’s work, the theoretical underpinnings of the Hoffman Process, please read The Negative Love Syndrome and the Quadrinity Model© A Path to Personal Freedom and Love, by Bob Hoffman. Free download available here

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Related Articles on our website

Learn more about what the Hoffman Process actually is and how it creates lasting positive change.
Read this article for an in-depth understanding on what depression actually is and how the Hoffman Process can fast track the recovery from depression.
Dr Joan Borysenko discusses the Benefits of the Hoffman Process, the limbic brain system connection and the scientific study by the University of California.
Dr. J.W. Wilson, Executive Director of the Advanced Learning Institute, Canada discusses how the Hoffman Process creates positive long-lasting changes in brain structure.

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Hoffman Process in the Media – articles from around the web

Katy Perry talks to Vogue Magazine about her Hoffman Process experience and her relationship with Orlando Bloom
Advocate for men’s mental health, GQ Editor Dylan Jones raises awareness on men’s plight with mental health issues in his candid account of his personal experience of the Hoffman Process.
Tara Parker-Pope writes for the NY Times Magazine about her experience of the Hoffman Process in her article ‘The Midlife Tuneup’.
Stephanie Hollman’s (cast member on “Real Housewives of Dallas”) blog piece after attending the Hoffman Process.

Location & Logistics

Accommodation

    • The Retreat is held at Sangurya Retreat Centre in Byron Bay for 6 nights from the Saturday
    • Rooms are residential twin-share*
    • All meals of delicious healthy food are included

* A limited number of single rooms may be available; the single room surcharge is $705 (incl. gst)
**Accommodation at Sangsurya the night before the Process can be booked for $177 (incl. dinner & breakfast)

The Program

  • The Retreat runs from Saturday morning until Wednesday evening
  • Over 100 hours tuition facilitated by trained Psychotherapists
  • One experienced, qualified facilitator per 8 participants
  • 44 page questionnaire and comprehensive assessment
  • 28 page Process Introduction booklet
  • 175 page Course Workbook
  • 4 Follow-up support sessions tailored to your group
  • Over 30 practical and powerful techniques
  • Audio download Kit

NOTE: Prices & dates are subject to change. Full payment is due two weeks prior to the program commencement. If you cancel or defer your enrolment within 48 hours of the Retreat the full fee is non-refundable. An administration fee of $110 is applicable for deferrals.

For any questions, please call +61 (03) 9826 2133 or contact us by email.

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There a few things you can do to find out if the Process is for you:

• Take our “Is the Process for me?” self-assessment test.
• Read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
• Take advantage of this great offer and book a free 1 hour consultation with one of our professional therapists.
• Read others’ personal stories in our blog.
• Visit our Media Page to read media stories from around the web.

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