A Weekend of Healing and Support for Those Who Experience Same-Sex Attraction

in a natural setting near Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland, Dec. 12~14


FFWPU USA: On December 12-14, 2014, there will be a weekend retreat designed to support men and women who experience same-sex attraction, gender confusion and/or sexual orientation issues. Throughout this experiential weekend, participants will discover a path of healing to fulfill their potential and dreams. In a non-judgmental atmosphere, they will experience acceptance and love on their journey. The commitment of the retreat organizers is to love each and every participant for who they are, not based upon what anyone else wants them to be. The retreat will be a safe environment for participants to openly share about issues, struggles, and dreams. This retreat is open to any individuals from the Unificationist community, as well as, others seeking personal and/or relational healing.

Topics and exercises include:

  • Causes of emotional/mental wounding in men and women
  • Discovering your inner child
  • Healing relationships
  • Healing power of healthy touch
  • Time for individual, couple, or family attention to your specific needs
  • Continuing the journey to wholeness

This private program is organized and hosted by Phillip Schanker, former director of the family department of the Unification Community in the USA. The retreat’s special guest facilitator is Richard Cohen, M.A., psychotherapist, author, and founder of the International Healing Foundation (IHF), who has helped thousands experience radical healing and freedom over the past 27 years. To learn more about IHF and Richard’s personal journey from homosexual to heterosexual, visit

To register or learn more details about the retreat, please click Here

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