California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Approved provider PCE #5303

"Abortion a Trauma?    

You Have To Be Kidding!"


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Saturday, November 8, 2014

San Joaquin Valley College, Visalia Campus*

8344 WestMineral King Avenue

Visalia, CA 93291


~For Professional Clinicians~




      AfterCHOICE is an annual, one-day seminar designed to educate, equip and encourage those who are in a position to break the cycle of silence and misinformation in our community and to facilitate healing for men, women, and families experiencing abortion-related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This year our focus is providing specialized training for clinical professionals.



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Your Trainers:

Greg Hasek, MA, LMFT, LPC,

Executive Director of Misty Mountain Counseling Center,

Portland, Oregon



Greg Hasek is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a marriage and family therapist in Portland, Oregon, He is also the Executive Director of a non-profit agency called Misty Mountain Family Counseling Center. He has previously taught in George Fox University's Graduate School of Counseling Program for six years.        

In 2005, he organized the first ever Men’s Summit to specifically address how abortion affects men. Since then he has been instrumental in helping develop the The Men and Abortion Network, which is a national organization with a mission to create both awareness and healing for men who have lost a child due to an abortion decision. Mr. Hasek has spoken at numerous conferences over the years, including National Right to Life conventions. He was one of the featured speakers at “Reclaiming Fatherhood,” an international conference on men and abortion, which took place in 2007 and 2008. In 2011, he presented at the Healing Vision conference, which brought together experts in the field of abortion-related trauma from around the world. He has recently received international attention for his work on men and abortion issues and has presented in Australia in 2012.


He is also involved in developing evidenced-based treatment programs for abortion related trauma within the United States and has begun providing training for therapists using these models grounded in psychological theory. He has presented on numerous topics, including: "The Application of Attachment Theory to a Healing Program for Post Abortion Men and Women," "Unmasking the Hidden Effects of Abortion on Men: Reframing Men in the Effect and the Abortion Decision Through a Trauma Lens, “Unrecognized/Unresolved Post Abortion Grief in Males and the Link to Sexual Addiction,” “Father/Fatherhood Wounds and Attachment Disorders Among Men,” and “The Secret Destroyer of Marriage: Unresolved Abortion Related Trauma and Attachment Issues Within the Marital Relationship."


In addition, Mr. Hasek has published articles and appeared on television and radio programs around the country discussing these issues.


Linda Stewart, MA, MFTI

Haven of Safety Relationship Center

San Diego, CA



Linda Stewart brings 12 years of experience speaking to over 200 groups, writing, and training others, with the past 4 years specializing in abortion-trauma recovery, especially as it relates to women. She was an associate producer of the FOX6/MyTV13 documentary, Teen Pregnancy: Real Lives, Real Choices. She has a Master of Arts from National University, is a member of both the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Mrs. Stewart is an Advisory Board member of the Crisis Pregnancy and Abortion Recovery Division of the American Association of Christian Counselors, and has a private practice at Haven of Safety Relationship Center, Carlsbad, CA.



Contact our office @ (559) 732-5000 now to reserve your spot for this specialized training!

Check back for 2014's registration form.

          Early Registration: $40  After 10/18 and at the door: $55/ person            Group rate (3 or more): $35/ per person.

Registration fee covers all sessions, materials and resource packet,

morning and afternoon snacks, beverages, and lunch



Early Registration

(Before October 18)

$40 per person

 Early Group Registration

(3 or more)

$35 per person

Group Registration

(After October 18, 3 or more)

$50 per person



This course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, and/or LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (approved provider PCE #5303).                                                                                

  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Case Managers
  • Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Mental Health Nurses
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians
  • Educators
  • Clergy

*Click here for directions to San Joaquin Valley College, Visalia, CA