A Retreat program for

law enforcement officer couples

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blazing new trails


Bring healing to the hearts and souls of our unappreciated, traumatized law enforcement officers and their spouses.

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weekend session

The weekend consists of listening to qualified counselors provide fresh insights into how to improve communication with their spouses and how to enhance their conflict management skills.

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Phil & Jan Brown


the team

Marcus Neville

The Master's Program

Gina Gallivan


Brian & Linda SEITZ

marriage mentors

Dylan & wendy bender

readjustment THERAPIST

All at no cost*-- paid for by appreciative donors

*except transportation

Shower all of the couples with

selfless love and encouragement.

Provide a distraction-free setting for

each couple to share their stories.

Provide the couples with plenty

of outdoor activities.

With the help of qualified counselors, provide each couple with an environment for healing and recovery of their soul from the trauma

they have experienced or are experiencing.


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Who is the retreat for?

Law Enforcement Officers and their wives.

How many couples attend?

The retreat is limited to eight couples, no children

How much is it?

Free!* Housing and food expenses are donated. *Travel expenses are at your own cost.

What’s an example menu?

Friday night: Chicken Alfredo, Lasagna, Bread & Salad

Saturday Lunch: Assorted Deli Sandwiches & Salad

Saturday Dinner: Mexican Meal (fajitas, rice, beans) & Salad

Breakfasts: Bagels, fruit, hard boiled eggs, yogurt, granola, coffee/creamers and orange juice Snacks: Nuts, Chips, Granola Bars, soda, water and energy/electrolyte drinks

(Gluten free/dairy free options available upon request)

Where are we staying?

Resort-style home on the beach in Oceanside, CA. Each couple has their own luxury on-suite room with towels, sheets, pillows, comforters and blankets provided.

What should we bring?

Toiletries (one shared hair dryer per floor), comfortable clothing for seated group sessions, comfortable clothing for being around town and on the shore.

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How do I get there?

If coming a distance, fly into Santa Ana Airport (SNA) in Orange County, CA (before 2 p.m.). Someone from the team can pick you up and bring you to the house.

How do I register?

Call Phil Brown: 714-315-3042

Email: Phil@mastersprogram.org

DM on IG: @blazing.new.trails.retreat

What‘s a sample timeline?


5pm Check In

6pm Dinner

7pm Team Introductions, agenda review, purpose of retreat and Session 1 - Key Understandings


8am Breakfast

9am Session 2 - Conflict Management

10am Session 3 - Performance and Shame

12pm Lunch

1pm Session 4 - Breakout Sessions

Free Time when your breakout session is finished until dinner

5:30pm Dinner

6:30 Session 5 - Bringing it Together


7:30am Breakfast

8:15am Session 6 - Resources and Wrap Up

10am Departure


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an OceanFront home in oceanside, ca

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Space is limited to 10 couples.

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