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It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our founder, Dr. Arthur Janov on Oct. 1st 2017. His life and work impacted countless people and the magnitude of his contribution to psychotherapy will only become clearer with the passage of time. Truth has a life of its own and some ideas have a longer gestation period before widespread acceptance. Dr. Janov's death is a personal and professional loss to those of us in the Primal Community. Dr.Janov was a prolific writer and he has left us all the greatest gift possible...the knowledge to alleviate suffering, to heal our wounds, and with new found strength, the courage to love again.

Retreat Announcement 
We are excited to announce that the dates are now set for our 7-day, 2019 Ojai, Summer Retreat.
Sunday, August 18, 2019 through Saturday, August 24,2019
We hope you will join us in lovely Ojai valley (75 miles north of Los Angeles) for this unique opportunity for therapy in the ideal environment, with ample time, and a great community of people and support. 
Patients from all stages of therapy are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Accommodations are cabin style. We will be taking two cabins with each cabin having four private rooms sleeping either six persons or four. Each cabin also has two bathrooms and the cabins and group room are air conditioned. You will need to provide your own towels, linens or sleeping bag, and pillow. Meals are included and will be served daily in the dining hall or  their lighted, outdoor pavilion. Regular, vegan, non-dairy, and vegetarian diets can be accommodated. The retreat center provides a large swimming pool, volleyball and basketball court, rock climbing wall, zipline tower, and hiking trails. The grounds are really lovely and sprawling, with lots of privacy. The buildings and facilities are well kept and clean. We do highly recommend that everyone stay as a group at the retreat site. This is a therapeutic experience and all available time should be spent participating in group exercises.
The retreat site is minutes from the small artistic town of Ojai and Ventura’s beautiful beaches.
Please be aware that there is a finite number of openings for this retreat. We have no leeway on this point, so please sign up ASAP.
Please plan your arrival and check-in at the retreat center at 3:00 PM on Sunday, August 18th, dinner will be served at 5:30 pm, our first group meeting will be held at 7:00 PM. The retreat will conclude on Saturday, August 24th at 1:00 pm following our last group. 
The cost for this 7-day Retreat is $1850.00, which will include your room, all meals and therapy. An $850.00 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of sign-up.  You may pay by check, Visa, MasterCard, or cash (U.S. funds only please).  The balance of $1000.00 will be due in full, on or before Monday, July 15, 2019. Confirmation and full details will be sent to you upon your acceptance.



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