Jason Geoffrion, PhD
Facilitator, Life Coach, Educator, Guide
Jason has served as Executive Director of the Men’s Leadership Alliance for the past 12 years, and is committed to the next 30! He is dedicated to bringing embodied ceremony and ritual back into regular community practice, building intergenerational bridges, developing local and worldwide networks of support in the service of empowering initiatives that positively affect community, and reconnecting humans with the natural world.
Certified as a 4Gateways Life Coach and Trainer and as a Psychotherapist, Jason provides individual and group opportunities to further deepen into all life has to offer and is devoted to supporting men, women, youth and elders in all their passages, thresholds and gateways throughout the lifespan. He has guided men’s retreats, rites of passages, vision fasts, father/son programs and leadership retreats for men and boys of all ages.
Jason’s teaching experience includes Somatics and Phenomenology through Fielding Graduate University, Ethnology through Antioch University Seattle, and American Literature, Poetry Writing, Environmental Science, Male Psychology and other courses for high school students in settings from public schools to treatment centers to youth jails. He also has extensive experience working in mental health facilities throughout the United States. As well as working with individuals and groups, Jason travels to communities across the globe to work with organizations and various community groups in the service of enlivening and empowering local people to build healthy community in their homes and workplaces.
Jason’s doctoral work through Fielding Graduate University focused on human development and human and organizational systems. His dissertation is entitled, Developing a Masculine Self: A Phenomenological Study on the Impact of Men’s Retreats. The focus of the research is on masculine development and the impacts of transformative experiences as they relate to and aid in successful navigation of transitions through the various adult life stages. Through Fielding, Jason also co-led a Social Transformation Project centered on supporting, developing, and expanding personal and social perspectives on masculinities and manhood.
Jason lives in Berthoud, Colorado with his wife Ellen, daughter Coraleigh, their two tortoises Franklin & Ruby, and their dog Harper.
You can contact Jason at: firstname.lastname@example.org