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Wiawaka Center for Women enriches, inspires and celebrates the growth of women through unique and relevant programming at a natural and peaceful setting.

Featured Programs

Dr. Louise Finlayson is a Harvard Medical School trained Clinical Psychologist and Transformational Coach with over 25 years of experience. Her mission is to teach and inspire lasting transformation and help awaken consciousness on the planet.

Dr. Finlayson is highly engaged and passionate about her work. In the spirit of excellence, compassion, and integrity, she provides clients with a nonjudgmental, safe environment in which to explore and grow. . She is known for the practicality and clarity of her teachings. She is a highly skilled facilitator of spiritual growth and personal development. She is a Certified Passion Test, and Passion Test for Business facilitator. In addition to her busy psychotherapy and coaching practice, she offers workshops, retreats and motivational speaking.

Dr. Finlayson is excited to be offering a week long retreat this June at Wiawaka. The Art of Conscious Living Retreat is an experiential five-day retreat is designed for you to unplug and tune in. As you look within, you’ll learn to move beyond negative thinking, self-defeating patterns and the fears that are blocking you from living an inspired life. Plan to laugh, cry, play, and grow.

In addition, she will offer a series of full and half day programs which can be found on our Workshops & Lectures page. ( She will also be the speaker for our August 1st session of our Women’s Lecture Series.…/

We are excited for the level of expertise Dr. Finlayson brings to Wiawaka and we hope you will take advantage of the classes she plans to offer.