Steve King

"I`d rather be seen for who I am and be alone, than to be accepted for someone I am not and be lonely."

Steve and his lovely wife, Jean.


1960-64 – Kennylands Boarding School, Reading, Berks, England.
1964-65 – Hornchurch College, Ardleigh Green, Essex, England.
General Certificate of Education – English, Commerce & Mathematics.
Royal Society of Arts:
Business & Office Studies,
English & General Studies,
Clerical Business Calculations & Commerce.
1983 – University of Victoria – Child Care 460.
1989 – Registered Clinical Counsellor, B.C. Ass. of Clinical Counsellors.
1993 – Bachelor of Science degree in Health & Human Services,
Columbia Pacific University.

Work History

1965-76 – Stockbroking firms of Astaire & Co., LeMare, Martin
& Co, Spencer Thornton & Co., London, England.
1976-77 – Inter-City Investigations, Private Investigator, (London, UK)
1978-80 – Manager, Cherry Grove Motel, Oliver, B.C.
1980-89 – Child Care Worker, Community Resources
Society, Penticton, B.C.
1998-03 – Justice of the Peace, Penticton, B.C.
1989-present – Counsellor, Pathways Addictions Centre, Penticton, B.C.


Interior Running Ass. Award 1984

Citizen of the Year 1987 – Penticton & District Jaycees

Ken Geary Founders Award 1987 – Ironman Canada

Good Citizen Award – Downtown Rotary Club

Best Local Male Athlete 2000 – 97 Magic FM

Sports Leadership Award 2001 – City of Penticton

President’s Award 2004 – Sport BC

Frontrunners Walk of Fame 2010 – Victoria

Athletics BC Hall of Fame inductee 2012

Community Sport Hero – Sport BC/Kidsport 2018

Lifetime Achievement award – Triathlon BC 2019


Writer of the official Ironman Canada race song:

Developed and managed Chamber of Commerce Job Entry programs.

Creator of the Ironman Canada Board Game.

Peach Classic Triathlon, Penticton Pounders Running Club, Skaha Lake Ultra Swim, Penticton Junior Triathlon, Blossom `10` Miler, Ironman Canada, Ultraman Canada.

TV COMMENTATOR for CBC, TSN, CTV, ESPN, Rogers Sportsnet, Shaw Cable:
World Triathlon Championships from 1988-1994, Ironman Canada, Nice Triathlon, B.C Winter and Summer Games, Vancouver International Triathlon, Vancouver Marathon, Victoria International Triathlon, St. Croix Triathlon, Texas Hill Country Triathlon, Kananaskis Relay, National 10km road race Championships, Canadian National Triathlon Championships, Vancouver Sun Run, Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Vancouver Int. Half Iron Triathlon.

1994 Commonwealth Games (Swimming, Road Cycling and Race-Walks), 1999 Pan American Games, Ironman Canada, Ironman New Zealand, Peach Classic Triathlon, Victoria Half Ironman, Vancouver Int. Half Iron, Great White North Half Ironman, Apple Classic Triathlon, Victoria Int. Triathlon, Vancouver Triathlon, North Shore Triathlon, Echo Valley Half Ironman, Oliver Half Ironman, Desert Half Ironman- Osoyoos, Sylvan Lake Half Ironman, Shawnigan Lake Half Ironman, Sooke Half Ironman, Prestige Half Ironman (Cranbrook), Ultraman Canada, Ultra Canada 520K, Ultraman World Champs (Hawaii), Ultraman UK (Wales), Ultra Challenge UK, Ultraman Florida, Ultraman Australia, UCES Ultra Challenge (Spain), Ultraman Arizona, Grand Columbian Half and Full Ironman, Penticton Junior Triathlon, Summerland Sprint Triathlon, Walnut Grove Sprint Triathlon, Wasa Lake Triathlon, Cap Tex Tri (Austin, TX), Texas Hill Country Triathlon, U.S. Olympic Triathlon Trials (Bellingham,WA), Okanagan International Marathon, Vancouver International Marathon, Royal Victoria Marathon, Peach City Marathon, NB Fall Classic, Calgary Marathon, Banff Marathon, Blossom 10 miler, Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon, World Triathlon Championships (Kelowna 1988, New Zealand 1994, Vancouver 2008), 1991 Hawaiian Ironman World Championships, World Police & Fire Games (1989, 1997 and 2009 - Triathlon, Mountain Biking, Hill Climb, Cycling Road Race, Open Water Swimming, Half Marathon), National & Provincial Cross-Country Running Championships, Canmore Challenge Trail Races, National Cross-Country Skiing Championships, World Cup Cross-Country Skiing (Silver Star Mtn), Masters World Cup X-C (Sovereign Lake), Cariboo 50km Cross-Country Ski Marathon, Larch Hills Loppet, NorAm Canada Cup/Junior World Trials X-C Ski, Nickel Plate Loppet, BC Cup Loppet, Kamloops Spoke/Overlander X-C, NorAm/BC Cup Biathlon, Sovereign Lake Cross-Country Ski Loppet, Kelowna Apple Loppet, Ullers Winter Triathlon, National Mountain Bike Championships (Apex Mtn.), Vancouver Sun Run, Victoria TC 10kms, Richmond Flatlands 10kms, Lethbridge Moonlight Runs, 2010 World Masters Track & Field (Cross-Country and Race Walk), Kajaks Track & Field Meets, Grouse Grind, Seek the Peak, Haney - Harrison Relay and Solo, James Cunningham Seawall run, Langley Historic Half Marathon, B.C. Distance Swimming Championships, Blazing Saddles Criterium, Giro di Burnaby Criterium, JCI Discovery Challenge, Peachland 5/10kms, Steveston Sockeye Spin Criterium, Bike Barn 10kms, Feed the Valley 5kms, Banff Triathlon, Campbell Mountain cross-country run, Summerland cross-country run, Test of Humanity Mountain Bike, Whistler 50 Relay & Solo, Portland Triathlon, Vernon Xterra, Aboriginal Day 5kms, P'ayakentsut x-c ski (Whistler Olympic Park), Axel Merckx Granfondo, Surrey Int. World Music Marathon, Steve King Classic 100kms Relay and Solo, Terry Fox run, Alamo RunFest, Lavaman Keauhou Triathlon, Challenge Roth, Challenge Penticton, Challenge St. Andrews, St. Patrick's Day 5kms, Saskatoon Triathlon, Penticton Indoor Triathlon, Okanagan Falls Kids of Steel Triathlon, the Elevator Solo & Relay, Giants Head Grind, Cdn Nats Aquathlon champs, Cdn Nats Duathlon champs, Cdn Nats Cross Tri champs, Cdn Nat Long Course Triathlon champs, ITU World Long Course Triathlon Champs, ITU World Cross Tri Champs, ITU World Sprint Duathlon Champs, ITU World Standard Duathlon Champs, ITU World Aquathlon Champs, ITU World Aquabike Champs, Passo Apex Hill Climb, Super League Triathlon & Half Iron, Melissa's Road Race, Okanagan 24hrs Mtn Bike.

School – Track & Field, Cross-Country Running, Football, Cricket, Gymnastics, Archery.

- Member of the Stock Exchange Airollo- Chiasso (Switzerland) relay team
- 2nd, London – Brighton 53miles (twice)
- 1st U.S. 50 mile Championships,
- 4th Flers, France (5 hour race)
- Centurion (race-walked 100 miles in under 24 hours) on British team.
- 1st BC Seniors Games 5kms/10kms

- 1979 4th U.S. 50miles Champs (Canadian record)
- 1981 Marathon best 2:36:54
- 1983 50miles best 5:36:23
- 1983 50kms best 3:17:11
- 1984 Winner Lake Chelan Marathon
- 1985 2nd Canadian National 50miles Champs
- 1985 Great Walk - Gold River – Tahsis (64km) course record 4:30 (won event three times)
- 1987/88 Two time winner of Hawaiian Ironman Precurser Marathon - course record 2:37:58
- 1989 Western States 100 miles finisher
- 1989 1st master Seattle Marathon
- Four time age group winner at Couer D`Alene Marathon
- 1995 Six Canadian National age group records
- 1996 Winner - Kettle Valley 50kms
- 1997 BC Marathon Champion
- 1997 Winner - Kamloops `Walk in the Park` 50kms (new course record)
- 1997 Winner of inaugural Haney to Harrison 100kms
- 1995-97 Member of Canadian National 100kms team.
- 1999 Winner - inaugural Brass Monkey 50kms
- 1999 3rd overall Peach City Marathon
- 1999 4th overall Couer D`Alene Marathon
- 1999 7th Masters - Comrades Marathon (56 miles) South Africa
- 2001 5th overall Peach City Marathon
- 2001 3rd overall Couer D`Alene Marathon
- 2001 2nd overall The Great Walk (64kms)
- 2001 2nd overall Salmon Arm 50kms
- 2001 4th overall Badwater Death Valley run (135miles)

- 1984 6th Ironman Canada - 2nd age
- 1989 48th Ironman Canada - 5th age
- 1994 2nd Ultraman Canada (12km swim, 200 mile bike, 52.4 mile run) - 1st age
- 1999 206th Ironman Canada - 5th age

COACH to Fred Johnson, who won Gold in the 400m and Silver in the Mile at the Special Olympics World Games, Baton Rouge, LA.

TRI-FIT International Sports Corp. (1983)
Publisher of TRI-FIT Quarterly, a national triathlon magazine (1983-86).
BacKing Events & Sports Team (BEST)

TRI-FIT fanny packs and sports bags.

Peer CounsellingBrian Standing, Sorrento, BC1983
Learned HelplessnessBrian Harvey, Sorrento, BC1983
Body Parts (Ericksonian)Larry Green, Kelowna, BC1983
All Our ChildrenPanel Discussion, Penticton, BC1984
Operation AwareV. Swanson, Penticton, BC1984
Treatment of Sexual AbuseNeil Solomon, Sorrento, BC1984
Art TherapyLori Grey, Penticton, BC1985
Alcohol & DrugsJo-Ann Pallet, Penticton, BC1985
Working with Stress (Hans Selye)Sharry Schneider, Penticton, BC1985
Suicide & DepressionDr. Steven Schofield, Kelowna, BC1985
Accountability Case ManagementFrancis Ricks, Penticton, BC1985
Ethics & LegalitiesKelowna, BC1986
Beyond the WallNeil Solomon, Kelowna, BC1986
Self ImageDr. Madelaine Meuser, Penticton, BC1986
Adolescent Sex OffendersDr. Ralph Maddess, Kelowna, BC1986
Relationships to Offender/Future Contact Dr. Madelaine Meuser, Penticton, BC1986
Advanced Counselling StrategiesNeil Solomon, Penticton, BC1987
Counselling–Generic SkillsDavid Freeman, Penticton, BC1987
Family CounsellingDavid Freeman, Penticton, BC1987
Myers-BriggsTim Scobie, Naramata, BC1987
Parts Therapy & Counselling Skills (monthly) (Milton Erickson Hypnotherapy Neil Solomon, Penticton, BC1987-1989
Sex Offender Group Treatment Program Gary Brayton, Naramata, BC1988
Sex Offender Group Treatment Program Gary Brayton, Salmon Arm, BC1988
Addictions CounsellingValerie Owens, Kelowna, BC1989
Par For the Courts-Sexual Abuse Victims in the Justice System Hunter McDonald, Linda Kemp-Keller & Wendy Harvey, Naramata, BC1989
Heart in the Cyclone (Visualisation/Guided Imagery)Linda Pelton/Lynda Green, Penticton1989
Ritual Abuse – Diagnosis, Assessment & Treatment Dr. Catherine Gould, Vancouver, BC1990
Dual Diagnosis–substancesDr. El Guebelly, Kamloops, BC1990
Ritual Abuse SatanismRob Tucker, Penticton, BC1990
Intimacy in RelationshipsTerry Kellogg & Marvel Harrison, Kelowna, BC1991
Sexuality & SpiritualityKellogg & Harrison, Kelowna, BC1991
Group Therapy/Therapeutic ModalitiesDr. Kent Mahoney, Penticton, BC1991
Dream Interpretation & AnalysisLee Brown, Oliver, BC1991
Ritual AbuseDaniella Coates, Vancouver, BC1991
Multiple Personality DisorderDr. Marlene Hunter, Vancouver, BC1991
Loss & its Effect on Adults & ChildrenDr. Nancy Reeves, Penticton, BC1992
Youth & DrugsLiz Kunkle, Kelowna, BC1992
Cross Cultural Issues in Treatment to First Nations PeopleBernice Squakin, Penticton, BC1992
Advanced Hypnosis TrainingDes Cochrane, Marlene Hunter & Lee Pulos, Vancouver, BC1993
Rapid Treatments for Phobias, PTSD & AddictionsDr. Roger Callahan, Vancouver, BC1993
Huna HealingTheodore Bromley, Naramata, BC1993
Paradox & HealingPeter Nunn, Naramata, BC1993
Healing Power of RhythmDavid Thiaw, Naramata, BC1993
Alcohol & Drugs Prevention SymposiumSilver Star Mtn., BC1993
Assessing & Predicting DangerousnessDr. Roy O`Shaughnessy, Penticton, BC1993
Grief & LossTom Schooly, Kelowna, BC1994
Panic DisordersJim Weir (CMHA), Penticton, BC1994
Mood, Mind & AppetiteDr. Michael Kelly (BioMed), Burnaby, BC1994
Personality DisordersDr. Sherry De Rappard (CMHA), Penticton, BC1994
Motivational InterviewingFran Jasiura, Kelowna, BC1995
Treatment Trends in the Year 2000Alcohol & Drug Services, Naramata, BC1996
Chronic Problems & Possibility Therapy Bill O`Hanlon, Kelowna, BC1996
Anger ManagementPathways, Penticton, BC1996
Thought Field Therapy Levels 1 and 2Jane Wakefield & Dr. Gary Flint, Vernon, BC1996
Accelerated Information Processing Techniques.Wakefield & Flint, Vernon, BC1996
NLP IntroductionHelga Berger, Naramata, BC1996
Korean Hand TherapyJoseph Ranallo, Naramata, BC1996
St. John Ambulance Safety Oriented First Aid Emergency Level (Industry)Penticton, BC1997
Occupational First Aid Level 1Ruth Sawyer, Penticton, BC1997
From Dissociation to AssociationWakefield & Flint, Vernon, BC1997
Justice of the Peace Basic TrainingOffices of the Chief Judge, Vancouver, BC1997
BC Risk Assessment Model–Child ProtectionBrendan Flynn, Penticton, BC1998
Brain Gym 1Pat Brady, Penticton, BC1998
Energy BalancingJames Minckler, Naramata, BC1998
From our Heads back to our HeartsBrock Tully, Naramata, BC1998
Integrated Body Therapy Cassie Benell, Naramata, BC1998
Mental Health ForumPaulette Sailes, Dr. Barry Morrison, Penticton, BC1998
Group Therapy as an Acute Treatment Model.Dr Hassan Azim, Penticton, BC1998
Brain Gym 2Pat Brady, Penticton, BC1998
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderDr. Donald Duncan, Kelowna, BC 1999
War on DrugsDr. Bruce Alexander, Penticton, BC1999
Healing in Aboriginal CommunitiesWayne Christian/Kulli Meyer, Penticton, BC1999
Medical Use of Controversial DrugsDr. Robert Askey/Russ Cunnington, Penticton, BC1999
Addictions, Law & the CommunityDan Stirpe/Sean Peck/Doug Hughes, Penticton, BC1999
Borderline Personality DisorderKaren Clarke, Penticton, B.C.1999
Violence in the WorkplaceMike Veliere, Penticton, B.C.1999
WCB Level 1 First AidDebby Clarke, Penticton, B.C.1999
Suicide & Self-HarmSusan Armstrong, Penticton, B.C.2000
Importance of Effective Treatments for PsychosisDr. Don Addington, Penticton, B.C.2000
Understanding the DSM 1VDr. Joe Solanto, Kelowna, B.C.2000
Complete Cellular Mind Body AlignmentGaye Burridge, Penticton, B.C.2000
Restorative Justice-Healing & Closure vs. PunishmentDavid Gustafson, Penticton, B.C.2000
Prevention ResourcesDr. Colin Mangham, Penticton, B.C.2000
Art GuidanceKarin Bauer, Penticton, BC2002
ADHD, FAS, Antidepressants, Attachment & Dialectic Behavior Therapy Drs. Duncan, Pipher & Wilson, Kelowna, BC2002
Spirituality in Counselling PracticeMahmud Nestman, New Westminster, BC2002
Dissociative DisorderDr. J. Snelgrove, Penticton, BC2003
Treatment Map for Anxiety DisordersAllan Clarke, Penticton, BC2003
Sports PsychologyDr. David Cox, Penticton, BC2004
Neuropsychological Sequelae of DysregulationDr. Ed Josephs, Kelowna, BC2004
Energy Psychology in PsychotherapyDrs. Gallo, Hartung, Pulos, Vancouver, BC2004
Critical Incident Stress ManagementB. Ramsay/L. Blaney - Nth Vancouver, BC2004
Integrated Case ManagementJamie Marshall, Penticton, BC2004
Acute & Post Traumatic Stress DisordersDr. Will Bussey, Penticton, BC2004
Crystal Meth: Current Treatment OptionsDr. Darryl Inaba, Kelowna, BC2004
Drug AwarenessJ. Syrette & RCMP, Penticton, BC2004
Methamphetamine Education/AwarenessHighley, Meyers, Lizotte, Penticton, BC2004
Dual Diagnosis - An Integrated Model Dr. Kenneth Minkoff, Penticton, BC2004
Co-Occurring Disorders - online program (nine modules)University of  South Florida2004
Assessment InterviewingDr. A. McIntyre, Health Centre, Penticton2005
Suicide Assessment & InterventionDr. John Cutcliffe, Penticton, BC2005
Cognitive Behavior Therapy: A Life-Span Treatment Approach Dr. Donald Meichenbaum, Kelowna, BC2005
Bach Flower Remedies - Correspondence courseRosemary Burr, London, England2005
Occupational First AidMichelle - EMT, Penticton, BC2005
Psych Intervention for Persons with Recurrent Suicide AttemptsYvonne Bergmans - Penticton, BC2005
Control Field Therapy (15 hour video course)Dr. Savely Yurkovsky, New York2006
Walking, Weight & WellnessDr. Martin Collis, Penticton, BC2007
Harm Reduction - Setting the Vision for the CommunityNora Walker & Gayle Carrier, Penticton, BC2007
Okanagan Health Forum - Eat to Live/The Portfolio DietDr. Joel Fuhrman & Dr. David Jenkins, Penticton, BC2007
Challenges & Choices - Saving our Children and YouthSerge LeClerc - Penticton, BC2007
The Neurobiology of Substance Abuse/Balancing the BrainDr. Bayla Schecter - Kelowna, BC2007
Treating Complex Psychological Trauma/PTSD, BPD & BeyondDr. John Briere - Vancouver, BC2007
Cognitive Therapy for DepressionDr. Christine Padesky - Kelowna, BC2007
Spikes Guide to SuccessRichard St. John - Penticton, BC2007
When the Body Says NoDr. Gabor Mate - Penticton, BC2007
Reflecting Possibilities - Streaming Forward with the Power of ChoiceJanice Otremba - Penticton, BC2007
Release Your PotentialDaren Wride - Penticton, BC2008
Goal Setting 2008Cleveland/Butterfield/Hobbs/Blais/Bertrand/Singleton - Penticton, BC2008
Overcoming Pain - Live Well AgainNeil Pearson - Penticton, BC2008
CPR/AED - Canadian Red CrossLauna Stocker - OUC, Penticton, BC2008
Creating WOWCarol McQuaid - Penticton, BC2008
Living the Art of AllowingDr. Mark Baillie, Penticton, BC2008
Psychological First AidDrs. Wm. de Bosch Kemper/Shirley Dufour, BCIT, Vancouver, BC2008
Life is a Highway - Alternative RouteNora Hunt-Haft, Dr. Megan Kimberly, Theresa Maurer - Penticton2008
Matrix EnergeticsDr. Richard Bartlett, Vancouver, BC2008
Moving to MasteryHugh Culver, Penticton, BC2008
Take the High Road; The View is BetterKaty Hutchison, Penticton, BC2008
The Brain that Changes Itself: The Discovery & Meaning of NeuroplasticityDr. Norman Doidge, Penticton, BC2008
Mental Health & Addictions - Best PracticesDr. Bruce Ballon, Penticton, BC2008
Inside Out Communications Step Up ProgramTerry Lige, Penticton, BC2009
Foundations in Hypnotherapy - (online 14hrs course)Hypnosis Motivation Institute, Tarzana, CA2009
Achieving a Gold Medal MindLori-Ann Muenzer, Penticton, BC2009
Goal Setting 2009Dennis Stolen, Lyndie Seddon, Carol Flynn, Don Mulhall2009
In the Realm of Hungry GhostsDr. Gabor Mate - Penticton, BC2009
Emotional Healing & RenewalDr. Beth Hedva - Penticton, BC2009
Secondary Stroke Prevention/Brain Health/Power Brain FitnessDr. Niall Davidson/Jill Ummenhofer/Linda Schaumleffel - Penticton, BC2009
Racing for RecoveryTodd Crandell - Penticton, BC2009
Suicide Prevention & InterventionDr. Grant Bogyo - Penticton, BC2010
Competencies in working with LGBT2SPBC Non-Profit Housing Ass. - webinar2011
Treatment-Resistant DepressionDr. Raymond Lam - Penticton, BC2011
How Media and Professionals Hide Violence and Blame Victims.Drs. Allan Wade & Linda Coates - Penticton, BC2012
Response-Based Practice IntensiveDrs. Allan Wade & Linda Coates - Penticton, BC2012
Visions of the Future MindDr. Lee Pulos - Osoyoos, BC2012
Directions in Adult ADHD - A Practical RoadmapDr. Don Duncan - Penticton, BC2012
Simplifying Personality Disorder Treatment; A New Paradigm for CBTDr. Christine Padesky - Vancouver, BC2012
Bringing the Body into Practice: Working with Victims of TraumaLisa Mortimore/Yvonne Haist - Penticton, BC2013
The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a new perspectiveDr. Gabor Mate - Penticton, BC2013
When the Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease ConnectionDr. Gabor Mate - Penticton, BC2013
Core Addictions Practice (4 days)Nancy Comeau/Sharlene Develle/Alan Clarke/Stu Johnson- Penticton, BC2013
Learn NLP at home (14 CD program and manual)Michael Stevenson2013
The Overlap of M.S., Lyme disease and ToxicityDr. Sherry Ure - Penticton, BC2014
Overdose and Naloxone Education - Training to Save a LifePam Rorie RN - Penticton, BC2014
Substitution Therapy for Opioid DependencyChris Kooner, RPh & Dr. Lloyd Westby - Penticton, BC2014
The Turning Point: A Crisis in ThinkingGregg Braden, Penticton, BC2014
A Toast to Tea Time & the French ParadoxDr. Subash Airy, Germany2014
Trauma Informed Practice EngagementMary-Lou Martin, RN,MscN, MEd - Penticton, BC2015
Assessment of ADHD and Co-morbiditiesDr. Neil Hanon - Penticton, BC2015
Mental Health Outreach - Co-morbidities & AddictionsDr. Neil Hanon - Penticton, BC2015
Using the DSM5Allan Clarke (MHSU Regional Knowledge Coordinator - WebEx online)2015
Psychosis & Psychotic DisordersPatricia Vandewiel (Regional Knowledge Coordinator - WebEx - online)2015
Personality DisorderAllan Clarke (Regional Knowledge Coordinator - WebEx - online)2015
Harm ReductionPatricia Vandewiel (Regional Knowledge Coordinator - WebEx - online)2016
The Neuroscience of Reframing & How to Do ItAnette Prehn - Udemy online2016
Transition to the DSM 5 - Bipolar and Depressive DisordersDr. A. McIntyre (WebEx - online)2016
Tap into your Full Vitality with Energy MedicineDonna Eden and David Feinstein - the Shift Network (online)2016
ACT (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy)Dr. Russ Harris - (online)2016
Anxiety, OCD and Trauma-related DisordersDr. Paul Carey - (Webex - online)2016
Professional Boundaries & RelationshipsBruce Lange - (WebEx - online)2016
Suboxone In-ServiceDr. Lloyd Westby - Penticton, BC2016
Early Psychosis InterventionDr. Kam Kermatian - (WebEx - online)2016
Contemporary Clinical Ethics IssuesJudy Nicol - (WebEx - online)2016
Law of AttractionMichael DiMuccio - Penticton, BC2016
Body Language & Choice of WordsSOICS - Penticton, BC2017
Addiction Treatment StrategiesJames LaLonde - Kelowna, BC2017
The Buddhist Way - On Death & DyingSharon Wiener - Penticton, BC2017
Community Forum on PovertyOoknakane Friendship Centre, Penticton, BC2018
Bounce Back InstantlySandra Ricotti - (online)2018
Strategies for Managing GriefAlma Jean Inkster - Kelowna, BC2019
Art TherapyRussell Hunter - Penticton, BC2019
The Impact of Digital Bio-MarkersScott McMillan - OUC College, Penticton, BC2019
Resisting Vicarious Trauma with JusticeDr. Vikki Reynolds - Penticton, BC2019
Couples TherapyDr. Ellyn Bader & Clinton Power (online)2019
Treating Impacts of Early TraumaLee Splett R.C.C. - Kelowna, BC2019
Substance Use & MalnutritionBellwood Tx - (online)2020
Cannabis Delivery MethodsDr. Zach Walsh & Tim Dyer - Summerland, BC2020
Opioid Use DisorderDr. Tara Andrusiak & Dr. Neasa Coll - online (ECHO Group)2020
Managing Patients with Chronic Pain & Opioid Use DisorderDr. Launette Rieb - online (ECHO group)2020
Self-Compassion in TreatmentSundeep Marwaha MSc. - Bellwood TX (online)2020
Online Counselling FundamentalsNicole Ripley B.A, M.Couns - eTherapy Essentials (online)2020
Five Ways to Push Through Times of UncertaintyRod Hairston (online)2020
Mental Health for Coping with Stress & Anxiety (Coronavirus)Joeel & Natalie Rivera (Udemy - online)2020
Reframing: Creativity for InnovationKarim Benammar - Amsterdam School of Creative Leadership (online)2020
What is Genetic Counselling?Dr. Rebecca Twells/Dr. Anna Middleton - Wellcome Genome Campus (online)2020
Addiction Recovery Made Simple: Advanced Tactics for AddictsMichael Magyar (Udemy - online)2020
Virtual Treatment for Mental Health & Addictions while Social DistancingJessica Stapleton & Rochelle Hildebrand (EHN/Wagon) - online2020
Addiction Treatment: Clinical Skills for Healthcare ProvidersYale University (Coursera - online)2020
Adverse Childhood Experiences: Impact on Addiction & RecoveryRand Teed B.A, B.Ed, ICPS, CCAC (CACCF - online)2020
Using Video in Counselling & CommunicationsLawrence Murphy MA CounsellingPsych - Worldwide Therapy Online2020
Anxiety - Practical Intervention StrategiesVicki Enns MMFT, RMFT - Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute (online)2020
Practical Considerations- Buprenorphine/Naloxone Induction in Primary Care & HomeDr. Paxton Bach - online (ECHO Group)2020
Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life: Living for What Matters MostVictor Strecher Ph.D. - University of Michigan (Coursera - online)2020
What is Sexual Addiction: Debunking the MythsEvan Newton BA, MSc. - Bellwood Health Services (online)2020
Practical Considerations for the Clinical Mgt. of AUD in the context of COVID-19Drs. Annabel Mead, Launette Rieb & Melissa Allen - online (ECHO Group)2020
Issues Related to B.C. Interior on Human RightsB.C. Human Rights - Kasari Govender & Sharon Thira - online webinar2020
Land-Based Healing in PracticeAinslie Cook MSW/RSW - BC Centre on Substance Use - online2020
Do Managed Alcohol Programs Reduce Chronic Harms of Long Term Alcohol UseDrs. Bernie Pauley & Tim Stockwell - Cdn Inst. for Substance Use Research - online2020
Working on the front lines of a Pandemic: Helping those helping othersDr. Vivian Lee (EHN Canada) Centre for Trauma Recovery & Growth - online2020
Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)Dr. Jeff Harries - ECHO Group - online2020
Psychological Strategies for Managing Anxiety & Chaos in the Age of COVIDDr. Anita Federici & Agustina Jorquera M.Ed - (EHN Canada) New Start Foundation2020
Recovery Capital Conference of Canada (Virtual)Drs. John Kelly, David Best & Charl Els, Jessica Cooksey/Linda Devlin/Todd Ware2020
First Responders: Moral Injury & Building ResilienceDr. Katy Kamkar (EHN Canada) - online2020
Psychosocial & Community-Based Interventions for AUDDr. Julius Elefante (BC ECHO on Substance Use) - online2020
Schizophrenia & Its Treatment: Where is the Progress?Dr. Matthew Kurtz - Wesleyan University (Coursera - online)2021
Sleep Deprivation: Habits, Solutions & Strategies Teach-OutDr. Ronald Chervin - University of Michigan (Coursera - online)2021
Harm Reduction ApproachesDr. Alana Hirsh (BC ECHO on Substance Use) - online2021
The Addicted BrainDr. Michael Kuhar - Emory University (Coursera - online)2021
Healing Betrayal TraumaMike Quarress MA. RCC (EHN Canada) - online2021
Creativity in Practice - Integrating Music into TherapyDr. Deborah Seabrook - online2021
B.C. Concurrent Disorders ConferenceDr. Vijay Seethapathy + multi-presenters and panel - online2021
The Link Between Trauma & Substance AbuseRyan Slobodian R.C.C. (EHN Canada) - online2021
Trauma-Informed WorkplacesCTRI - Nathan Gerbrandt, Vicki Enns, Randy Greiser - online2021
Managing Co-Occurring AUD & Opioid Use DisordersDr. Rupi Brar, Dr. Derek Chang and Mona Kwong (BC ECHO) - online2021
When to go into Private Practice - BCACCElizabeth Holland, Sylvie Hamel, Britta West, Constance Hummel - online2021
Recognising & Building ResilienceSandeep Marwaha M.Sc. (EHN Canada) - online2021
Chronic Pain in Patients with Opioid DisorderDr. Annabel Mead & Dr. Michael Butterfield - online2021
Mental Health, Addiction and a Pandemic: Assessing the Impact on WorkplacesLanie Schachter-Snipper (EHN Canada)2021
Co-Occurring Opioid & Stimulant Use DisorderDr. Sharon Vipond (BC ECHO onm Substance Abuse - online2021
San'yas Indigenous Cultural SafetyOnline Training Program2021
TITLE (workshop)YEAR
BC Chiropractors Association Convention1990
Okanagan Pharmacy Update1990
Ministry of Social Services – Co-Dependency1990
Attitudinal Healing Group – seven weekly sessions1991
Community Resources Society – Ritual Abuse/Multiple Personality Disorder1991
Sexual Abuse Survivors Support You – six weekly sessions1991
4H Youth – Youth & Addiction1991
South Okanagan Dental Assistants Association1991
Exploring the Road Less Travelled – 12 weekly sessions1992
Adult Children of Alcoholics – Serenity `92 – Anger Management1992
Addictions Education Series – Relationships1992
Addictions Education Series - Its Effects on Children1992
Canadian Parks & Recreation Ass. Annual Conference1992
Anger Management (Public Invitation)1992
Addictions Educational Therapy Group – six weekly sessions1992
Facilitating Anger Management Groups – Training for Trainers1992
Attitudinal Healing1993
Anger Management – Alcohol & Drug Counsellors1993
Thompson/Okanagan Alcohol & Drug Clinical Advisory Committee1994
Callahan Technique - Clinical Committee Peer Counsellors1994
Okanagan Hockey School – Steroid Use1994
Ministry of Social Services – Applied Kinesiology/Bioenergetics1994
Community Resources – Panel on Children and TV1994
UBC re-BC Triathlon Ass. – Applied Kinesiology and its Applications1995
Kelowna Running Club – Applied Kinesiology and its Applications1995
Univ. of Calgary Triathlon Club – Imagery/Visualisation and Applied Kinesiology1995
Women`s Sexual Abuse Group – four weekly sessions1995
Anger – People with Disabilities Peer Counselling Program1996
Confronting the Paradox – Treatment Trends to the Year 20001996
Adult Children of Alcoholics – Challenging the Belief Systems that Control Us1996
Anger Releasing Techniques – Desert Rose Society of  Peer Counsellors1996
Quit Smoking Group – Nature of Addictions, Triggers ,Solutions and Relapse Prevention1996
Quit Smoking Group – Releasing frozen feelings using Tapas Acupressure Technique1996
The Pro Sports Club (Bellevue,WA)- Human Performance and Energy Systems1997
Crisis Line Volunteers – Addictions1997
Challenging the Belief Systems – Penticton General Hospital Wellness Conference1997
Confronting the Paradox – Energy Processing Techniques. Penticton Retirement Centre Staff1997
You Have To Have Heart – South Okanagan Underwriters Ass., Penticton1998
Recovery & Feelings – Penticton Indian Band1998
Performance Enhancing Techniques – Lethbridge Community College, Alberta1998
Anger & Good Grief – Penticton Indian Band1998
Relapse Prevention & Relaxation - Penticton Indian Band1998
Coping With Organizational Change – Penticton Forest District, Ministry of Forests1998
Confronting the Paradox - Professional University Women`s Group, Penticton.1998
Coping With Market Fluctuations – stressbusters – Coldwell Banker Realty (Penticton)1998
Performance & Motivation – Penticton Triathlon Club1999
A.C.O.A. - The Issue of Co-Dependency  - Penticton 1999
Body/Mind Connection - Innovations for Change Conference - Kelowna1999
Recovery & Feeling - Penticton Indian Band 1999
Performance Psychology - McNicholl Park School1999
Anger & Good Grief - Penticton Indian Band1999
The Comrades Experience - Kelowna Running Club2000
Using Your Mind to Improve Your Running - The Run Inn, Vancouver2000
Accelerated Information Processing Techniques - Kelowna (2 days) 2000
The Marathon - Mind/Body - Motivation - Penticton2000
Alcohol & Drug Services - Crisis Line Volunteers - Penticton2000
Support Development - Career Facilitator Cert., Okanagan University College - Penticton2000
Marathon Seminar - Imax Theatre, Calgary, Alberta2001
Iron Spirit Triathlon Training Camp - Penticton2001
Alcohol & Drug Services - Crisis Line Volunteers - Penticton2001
The Badwater Death Valley Run Experience - Canwi Sports Camp, Penticton2001
The Ultra Challenge - Victoria, BC2001
Facing the Challenge of Change - Investors Group - Penticton2001
Self-Harm, Self-Sabotage & Rational Recovery - Kelowna, BC2001
The Death Valley Run - Kelowna, BC2002
Training for the Long Run - Penticton Triathlon Club2002
The Death Valley Run - KalRats Tri Club, Vernon, BC2002
Motivation - Orca Swim Club, Summerland, BC2002
Test Anxiety - McNicoll Secondary School, Penticton2002
Marathon Preparation - Penticton Community Centre2002
Sports Psychology - Iron Spirit Triathlon Training Camp, Penticton2002
Tri 1 Training camp - Running & Performance - Penticton2002
Sports Psychology - Impact Multisport - Penticton2002
Mental Motivation - Canwi Multisport Triathlon Camp - Penticton2002
Alcohol & Drug Services - Crisis Line Volunteers - Penticton2002
Tourism Marketing - BCIT, School of Business - Penticton2002
Energy Healing Techniques - Healing Touch Group - Penticton2002
Goal-setting and Mental Gymnastics - The Run Club, Kamloops, BC2002
Attitude & Energy - Penticton Panthers Hockey Team2003
Attitude is everything - Impact Triathlon Club 2003
OUC Literacy Program - Team Building - Naramata, BC2003
Attitude Training - Iron Spirit Triathlon Training Camp - Penticton2003
Energy Healing Techniques - Mental Health Workers - Penticton2003
Surfing the Urge - Men`s DEW program - Penticton2003
Alcohol & Drug Services - Crisis Line volunteers - Penticton, BC2004
Energy Psychology Techniques - Men`s DEW Program, Penticton, BC2004
Rapid Recovery - Okanagan Books, Penticton, BC2004
Attitude is Everything - Kelowna Running Club2004
Sun Run Clinic - Penticton, BC2004
Hypnotherapy and Guided Imagery - Ministry of Children & Family - Penticton, BC2004
Energy & Attitude - Aerobic Power Training Systems - Penticton, BC2004
Addictions & Energy Psychology - OUC Faculty - Cathedral Lakes, Keremeos, BC2004
The Outer Limits - IronSpirit Tri Camp, Penticton, BC2004
Maximising Energy Resources - Tri 1 Training Camp - Penticton, BC2004
Mental Training & Motivation - Canwi Multi Sport Coaching - Penticton, BC2004
Rapid Recovery -  Coaches Breakfast - Penticton, BC 2004
Rapid Recovery - Authors Breakfast - Victoria, BC2004
Goal-setting, Attitude & Energy - The Run Club - Kamloops, BC2004
Relaxation and Healing - Stroke Recovery Group - Penticton, BC2005
Sun Run Clinic - Penticton, BC2005
Acupressure Points and Anxiety - Stroke Recovery Group - Penticton, BC2005
Hydration and Electrolytes and Testing - TRI 1 Training Camp - Oliver, BC2005
Supplements and Energy Systems - TRI 1 Training Camp - Penticton, BC2005
Attitude and Energy Testing - Canwi Multisport Coaching - Penticton, BC2005
Author's Breakfast - Running in the Zone - Victoria, BC2005
Community Forum on Drugs - OUC Campus, Penticton, BC2005
Running in the Zone - Starting Block, Vernon, BC2005
Crystal Meth Public Education Forum - Summerland, BC2006
Sports Tourism - Mortgage Insurance Ass. of BC - Penticton, BC2006
Sports Tourism - Women in Businesss - Penticton, BC2006
Running Strategies - TRI 1 Training Camp - Penticton, BC2006
Mental Training & Motivation - Canwi Multisport Training Camp - Penticton, BC2006
Attitude & Energy - BCPRA, Vernon, BC  2006
Addiction, Depression & Anxiety - First Nations Conference, Vancouver, BC2006
Life is a Highway - Stress and its effects - Penticton, BC2006
Positive Parenting re Alcohol & Drugs - Princess Margaret School, Penticton2006
Attitude & Motivation - Van City Business Banking - Harrison Hot Springs, BC2007
Penticton's Road to Fitness - Penticton Library Auditorium2007
Impact Multi-Sport Tri Camp w. Tom Evans - Penticton2007
Sun Run Clinic - Penticton2007
Peach City Half Marathon Clinic - Penticton2007
Attitude & Action + Keynote address - Honouring Your Health  Conference, Vancouver, BC2007
Sports Performance - Dan Proulx's Tri Camp, Penticton, BC2007
Critical Speed Tri Camp, Penticton, BC2007
Energy, Visualisation and Installation - Tri1 Training Camp - Penticton2007
Attitude, Energy, Visualisation and Installation - Canwi Triathlon Camp - Penticton2007
Body, Mind & Spirit - w. Simon Whitfield/Lauren Groves/Dr. Rob Hasegawa-Victoria, BC2007
Healing Energy Techniques - Healing Touch Group - Penticton, BC2007
The Death Valley Ultra Experience - Penticton Pounders and Triathlon Club2007
Energy Healing Techniques - Satsang Meditation Group - Penticton2008
Enhanced Performance Techniques - IronSpirit Training Camp - Penticton2008
Energy & Visualisation - Tri 1 Training Camp - Penticton2008
Avoiding Self-Sabotage and Increasing Energy - Canwi  Triathlon Training Camp - Penticton2008
Attitude and Thriving - Penticton Seniors Symposium2008
Energy & Attitude - Strathcona Tri Club, Campbell River, BC2008
Walk This Way - Sportmed Lifestyle Walking program, Penticton, BC2009
Mind/Body Connections and Sports Applications - TRI 1 Tri Camp, Penticton, BC2009
Negative Core Beliefs - Mind Movies - Canwi Tri Training Camp, Penticton, BC2009
Marathon Mania w. Rod Dixon, Dick Beardsley & Bruce Deacon - Victoria, BC2009
Placebo vs. Nocebo - Interior Health Wellness - Penticton, BC2009
Inspiration from My Favourite Finishes - Runners Soul Marathon Clinic, Lethbridge, Alberta2010
Energy Medicine - BC Aboriginal Diabetes Conference - Penticton, BC2010
Spontaneous Evolution & Adapting to Change - RDOS, Penticton, BC2010
Energy Medicine, Forgiveness, Reconciliation & Thriving. Philosopher's Cafe, Kelowna2010
Favourite Finishes + Elite Runner Panel, Vancouver, BC2010
Energy & Visualisation Techniques - CMS Training Camp - Penticton, BC2010
Inspiration from My Favourite Finishes - Kamloops Tri Club, BC2010
Canada's only female Boston Marathon winner - w. Jacqueline Gareau - Victoria2010
Sun Run clinic - Penticton, BC2011
Psychological States & Performance - PT Performance - Penticton, BC2011
GoodLife Fitness - w. Kathrine Switzer and Bart Yasso - Victoria, BC2011
The Issue of Forgiveness - Honouring Our Warriors - Penticton Indian Band2011
Anxiety, Fears and Phobias - three weekly group sessions - Pathways, Penticton, BC2011
My Favourite Finishes - OUC Campus, Penticton, BC2012
Moderator - AMR Public Forum. Cleland Theatre, Penticton, BC2012
Attitude & the Palace of Possibilities - MS Chapter - Penticton, BC2012
Sun Run Clinic - Penticton, BC2012
Attitude & Energy for Performance - Pinnacle Elite Athlete Camp - Oliver, BC2012
Attitude = Experience. Focusing on what works. Elitewave Tri Training Camp - Penticton, BC2012
Championing for the Self - TriStars Training Camp - OK Falls, BC2012
Keynote Opening/Introduction - IronSpirit Training Camp - Penticton, BC2012
Adaptation & Attitude - SFU, Surrey, BC2012
GoodLife Fitness - w. Hilary Stellingwerff, Tara Whitten & Simon Whitfield - Victoria, BC2012
Attitude & Choices - Healthy Living Fair - Penticton , BC2013
Foundational Clinical Skills & Tools - CAP Program - Penticton, BC2013
Effectiveness is the Measure of Truth - Arthritis Society - Kelowna, BC2013
Challenge Penticton - Rotary Club - Penticton, BC2013
Psychiatry & Addictions - CAP Program - Penticton, BC2013
Changing Lenses - Global Emotional Awakening Telesummit - online2014
Great Strides by Elite Female Runners - w. Cindy Rhodes, Catrin Jones & Hilary Stellingwerff - Victoria, BC2014
EFT & Other Therapeutic Modalities - Kelowna, BC2014
Allure of the Ultra - w. Rich Benyo, Rhonda Provost, Matt Cecil, Lori Herron & Myke LaBelle - Victoria, BC2015
PTSD: Cleaning & Clearing Shock & Trauma - Udemy on-line training course2016
Sun Run Clinic - Penticton, B.C.2016
Attitudes, Inspirations & Possibilities - Vernon, BC2016
12 Steps to Authenticity - Udemy on-line training course2016
Harm Reduction - Panel w. Mike Mai, Dr. Haley Oliver and Kathy Smith - UBCO, Penticton2017
Athletics & Announcing - Okanagan Rotary Club - Penticton, BC2017
Over the Influence - Substance-Affected group - 4 weekly sessions w. Mike Mai2017
Boundaries in Addictions & Recovery - Okanagan College, Penticton2017
Panel discussion - w. Ryan Cochrane, Catrin Jones, Evan Dunfee & Melanie McQuaid - Victoria, BC2018
Early Recovery group - Pathways Addictions Resource Centre - Penticton, BC2018
Addiction, Anxiety, Depression & Trauma - Udemy on-line training course2018
PTSD & Existentialism - 5x weekly sessions - Pathways Addictions Resource Centre - Penticton, BC2019
The Practice of Ho'oponopono - w. Mindy Kollman - Penticton, BC2019
Acceptance & Commitment - Pathways Addictions Resource Centre, Penticton, BC2019
Surviving to Thriving - Pathways Addictions Resource Centre, Penticton, BC2019
Response-Ability - Pathways Addictions Resource Centre, Penticton, BC2020
Finding Freedom from Shock & Trauma - Listenable online audio program2020
Addiction: A Matter of Substance and Process - Listenable online audio program2020
Seeking Authenticity - Listenable online audio program2020
PTSD: Collapsing the Impact of Shock & Trauma - Naturally Learn on-line instruction2020
The Steps to Authenticity - Naturally Learn on-line instruction2020
Addiction, Anxiety, Depression & Trauma - Naturally Learn on-line instruction2020
Victoria Marathon virtual panel w. Jacqueline Gareau, Bart Yasso and Rob Reid - online2020
From Surviving to Thriving - Foster Parents Appreciation month - online2020
On Addiction - One Education on-line instruction2021
Finding Authenticity - One Education on-line instruction2021
Dealing with PTSD - One Education on-line instruction2021
The Impact of I.H.'s Plan to Move Services In-House - Rotary Club of Penticton Sunrise2021
How to Achieve a Flow State in Performance - Shangrila Rendon (Feisty Fox Coaching) - Podcast2021
Pathways Services & The I.H. Repatriation of Funds - Penticton Rotary Club2021
The Current Status of the Pathways Addictions Resource Centre - Summerland Rotary Club2021
Announcing & Addictions - Longevity Advantage podcast with Scott Fulton2021
Living the Warrior Code - the movie online w. Scott McDermott2021
Finding the Authentic Self - Uplyrn on-line instruction2021
PTSD - How to Process Shock & Trauma - Uplyrn on-line instruction2021

Calendar of Events

What is Steve up to?

So who cares you might well ask – It is more of a way for me to make sure my friends, acquaintances, race directors, workshop attendees, or those just kind enough to wish me well can know where I`ll be or where they can visit me.


Jan 25th - R. K-S. Cross-Country Ski Loppet (Salmon Arm, BC)

Feb 14-16th - Ultraman Florida (Orlando, FL)

Mar 14th - St. Patricks 5kms (Vancouver, BC)

Mar 27-29th Ultraman Arizona (Phoenix, AZ)

Apr 5th - Oliver 10kms (Oliver, BC)

Apr 19th - Vancouver Sun Run (Vancouver, BC)

Apr 26th - TC 10kms (Victoria,BC)

May 3rd - BMO Vancouver International Marathon (Vancouver, BC)
May 9-11th - Ultraman Australia (Noosa, Australia)

May 16th - Giants Head Grind - Chris Walker memorial run (Summerland, BC)

May 31st - Scotiabank Calgary Marathon (Calgary, Alta)

Jun 6th - Oliver Wine Country of Canada Sprint/Olympic triathlons (Oliver, BC)

Jun 7th - Oliver Half Iron Triathlon - BC Champs (Oliver, BC)

Jun 13th - Gericks' Wasa Lake TRIKIDS (Wasa Lake, BC)

Jun 14th - Gericks' Wasa Lake Triathlon Oly & Spr. (Wasa Lake, BC)

Jun 20th - McLennan's Grit 12hr Ultra Trail Run & Relay (Summerland, BC)

Jun 21st - Banff Marathon (Banff, Alta)

Jun 27th - OK Falls Kids of Steel Triathlon (Okanagan Falls, BC)

Jun 28th - Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon (Vancouver, BC)

Jul 1st - Peachland Beach Run 5/10kms (Peachland, BC)

Jul 5th - Great White North Triathlon (Stony Plain, Alta)

Jul 9th - Giro di Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Jul 11th - Axel Merckx Piccolofondo (Penticton, BC)

Jul 11th - Passo Apex Hill Climb (Penticton, BC)

Jul 12th - Axel Merckx Granfondo (Penticton, BC)

Jul 19th - Peach Classic Triathlon Sprint/Olympic BC Champs (Penticton, BC)

Jul 24 -26th Ultraman Canada (Penticton, BC)

Aug 1-3rd - Ultra Canada 520K Triathlon (Sth. Okanagan, BC)

Aug 9th - Skaha Lake Ultra Swim (11.8kms) (Penticton, BC)

? Aug 30th - Ironman Canada (Penticton, BC)

Sep 19th - Kettle Mettle Gravel Fondo (Penticton - Kelowna, BC)

Sep 20th - Campbell Mountain Cross-Country (Penticton, BC)

Sep 26th - Melissa's Road Race Half Marathon/10kms/5kms) (Banff, Alta)

Sept 27th - Summerland Cross-Country run (Summerland, BC)

Oct 11th - Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon (Victoria, BC)

Oct 17th - Whistler 50 mile Relay & 50kms Solo

Nov - Ultraman World Championships - (Kona, HI)