Hosted by Scott Kiloby, The Kiloby Center for Recovery
Moderator Lynn Fraser
Highlights from past years
Scott Kiloby – Trust the Body
Scott Kiloby discusses a wide range of issues around living in our bodies, addiction and recovery, drivers of addiction and a somatic No!
Resmaa Menachem – Racialized Trauma
In his New York Times best selling book, My Grandmother’s Hands, Resmaa refers to people like Malcolm X and James Baldwin as having settled bodies and focused minds. The book is about racialized trauma: white body supremacy, white bodies, black bodies, and police bodies. It is a fascinating study and insight into historical trauma and how that lives in and through our bodies.
Gabor Maté – Trauma Connection and Addiction
A renowned speaker, and bestselling author, Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them.
Joan Tollifson – Awareness Addiction and RecoveryJoan is interested in seeing through the imaginary problems that we think are binding us and waking up to the aliveness of this moment, exactly as it is. Her bare-bones approach is open, direct, immediate and down-to-earth.
2020 Radical Recovery Interviews
Adena Bank Lees, Healing Childhood Trauma
Adena is an experienced therapist who brings new light to Covert Emotional Incest, the hidden sexual abuse. Learn about safety in therapy and with others, and how innovative tools like psychodrama can help you access and heal your deepest fears.
Adi Jaffe, Busting the Abstinence Myth
People need guidance and understanding, not judgment and stigma. Adi Jaffe supports us in healing addiction without shame, judgment and rules.
Annie Grace, This Naked Mind
Why does alcohol have such a hold on you? What drives your drinking? Annie’s been there and intimately knows the territory of addiction and recovery. Join us and explore the no-pressure, no-failure approach to healing.
Berns Galloway, Somatic Experiencing
Berns Galloway trains people worldwide in Somatic Experiencing, Dr Peter Levine’s pioneering work on healing trauma. The program takes you through three years of exploration and play where students learn to release traumatic shock, connect, and heal their system as they train in helping others.
Dan Mager, Mindfulness, Recovery and Opioids
Dan Mager experienced doctor-prescribed opioid addiction early in the epidemic and lost everything. He got clean 13 years ago, dedicated himself to helping people in recovery, and shares insights that can help with your own healing.
Dave Nadelberg, Storytelling Healing Shame
Dave Nadelberg created the wildly successful Mortified, a platform for people to share their most embarrassing moments from their teen years. He continues storytelling with Narrative Breathwork, a guided practice to release stories that no longer serve us.
Fr. Joe Pereira, Yogi and Priest
Father Joe speaks of his early work with HIV/AIDS, Mother Teresa, and supporting recovery through redirecting the drivers of addiction to a healthy connection with our spiritual drive. Be inspired by his decades of practice and deep knowing that infuse his service.
Irene Lyon, Rewiring Your Nervous System for Safety
Watch Irene lay it out. This is how your nervous system works. She synthesizes her training in Feldenkrais, Somatic Experiencing and Somatic Practice with decades of personal experience into programs like her powerful SmartBody SmartMind. This is how you can heal. Simple. Practical. You will learn a lot from this talk.
James S Gordon, Transforming Trauma
James Gordon has all the creds – Harvard, the Whitehouse – and is an early pioneer in mindbody medicine. He works with large traumatized populations like people affected by war, school shootings and hurricanes. His program is simple, profound and fun!
Kevin Naidoo, Heart Yoga and Recovery
Growing up, Kevin was an outsider in a small town in western Canada. He speaks of his path of addiction to hard drugs, and how a near overdose inspired him into recovery. Yoga and meditation healed his heart and body. Traveling his path of devotion led him to teaching and sharing his heart-connected yoga with others.
Mandee Labelle, Coming Home to Ourself
What can you discover through yoga? This is the path of inner connection and presence leading us to come home to awareness of the sweetness of our Being. Mandee teaches from her own practice and shares with honesty and authenticity.
Matt Nettleton, Drug Addiction to Healing Trauma
Matt moved from a lifetime of addiction to stopping hard drugs to beginning to heal and become aware of who he truly is.
Nkem Ndefo, Resilience Toolkit
When you seek help for trauma, you need safe people and practical tools. Nkem offers both in her programs. She has years of experience and a grounded approach to healing, strength and resilience.
Patricia Vickers, Indigenous People Transforming Trauma
Indigenous people in Canada are looking at truth, reconciliation and healing trauma in community. Patricia speaks about the dark trauma of residential schools and many ways communities are working to heal.
Rachel Wurzman, Neuroscience and Connection
What inspires a neuroscientist to focus on human connection? Researched-backed facts. She is an innovator in bringing her knowledge of neuroscience discoveries about addiction into action in a safe and connected community setting through the Seek Healing project.
Richard Miller, Interoception, Presence and Healing
Discovering what is never broken and does not need healing is truly radical. Richard walks us through the neuroscience of interoception so you can feel into deep stillness and awareness yourself.
Rick Hanson Getting the Brain Onside
Getting your brain onside transforms your life. Rick combines neuropsychology and ancient contemplative wisdom. In this talk, learn practical tools to strengthen courage and create resilience.
Scott Kiloby, Kiloby Inquiry Tools Scott gives away the powerful tools he developed through five years of working with people with addiction at the Kiloby Center. The Reverse Inquiry is an example of where we pick a fight with our ego to see what’s really going on with resistance.
Theo Fleury, Champion of Vulnerability
Hockey hero to recovery champion. Theo’s courage and plain speaking inspire us to be vulnerable and tell our own truth. Theo speaks from the heart about difficult experiences and his path of healing.