Loving More Loving Choices Seminar Presenters
This list is tentative
Jesus “Chuy” Garcia
Jesus Garcia is the Board President of Loving More Nonprofit, polyamory activist and leader in the community. He is a native of the San Francisco Bay area who began exploring alternatives to monogamy in 2004. In 2005 he attended his first Loving More Retreat. In September 2007 he was invited to join Loving More’s Board of Directors. He has worked at raising money for many worthy causes and continues to work tirelessly as Loving More Nonprofit’s volunteer Director of IT. Jesus has been presenting on polyamory at conferences, Universities and special events. He is a key coordinator for Loving More conferences and volunteers. Jesus has appeared on the Montel Williams show and was featured in a recent documentary, I Love You and You and You, on Our America with Lisa Ling. In addition Jesus has worked in the computer information technology field since 1995 and is currently a senior systems administrator living in Colorado.
Robert McGarey, M.A.
Robert McGarey, M.A., has a contagious love for life and a quirky sense of humor. He has been leading personal growth groups for thirty years, and has been poly for more than twenty five. He has served as the Roving Poly Counselor at five Loving More Conferences. He’s founder and director of the nonprofit Human Potential Center in Austin, Texas, and is the author of the Poly Communication Survival Kit. Contact him by emailing Bob@HumanPotentialCenter.org, calling (512) 441-8988, or visiting www.HumanPotentialCenter.org/Poly.
Jimi Phillips, Ph.D.
Dr. Phillips has over 25 years experience as a therapist utilizing such models as voice dialogue, dream interpretation,, art therapy, Pia Milody’s co-dependency and love addiction/avoidance model. She has an M.A. in Counseling from CU Denver and a Doctorate in Religious Studies from Universal Life Church, Modesto, CA. She is a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist trained by the Institute for Relationship Therapy founded by Harville Hendrix, author of Getting The Love You Want and Keeping the Love You Find. Dr. Phillips combines traditional psychology and spirituality in her therapeutic approach.
Robyn L Trask
Robyn is the Executive Director of Loving More Non-Profit, a national leader for polyamory awareness, polyamory counselor, workshop facilitator and writer. Since 2004 Robyn has worked to expand media awareness of polyamory appearing in numerous articles, radio shows and TV. Robyn and Loving More were instrumental in the formation of Polyamory Leadership Network. A national speaker and advocate for polyamory she has been a speaker at conferences, taught at universities and been a featured keynote speaker. As a polyamory relationship expert and spokesperson, Robyn has been interviewed by newspapers around the world, been featured on numerous radio shows and several television features including Baisden After Dark, The Montel Show and the recent documentary, I Love You and You and You, on Our America with Lisa Ling. Robyn has been openly polyamorous for 23 years, raising three children in a polyamorous family. Robyn has been running polyamory support groups, teaching and facilitating relationship and sexuality workshop since 1999. In addition she counsels polyamorous individuals and families. Currently Robyn is working on two polyamory related books.