Overcoming the Hurdles of Our Own Making

Please join us for our October 18 event.

Events are open to members and non-members and all are welcome! 

Overcoming the Hurdles of Our Own Making


John Purcell

Level 2 Certified Provider of EMDR Therapy and Professional Certified Transformational Mindset Coach

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM 

Buffalo Gap Saloon & Eatery

Portland, Oregon


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Register by October 1 to save! 

Use code EARLYBIRDOCT to save $10.


Change is inevitable! The desire to grow and become our “best self” is admirable. How do we get the results we want in life? In John Purcell’s presentation, you will learn about the science behind change and told that can be applied as you move forward in life.

What You Will Learn:

  • Understand basic brain science involved in change
  • Discover the power of “awareness” in getting past your past
  • Learn how being in the present is a gateway to bigger possibilities that ever imagined
  • Acquire tools that will help you and others to experience regulation in life

John Purcell

John Purcell is a mindset coach and EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) clinician. His practice includes clients in 5 states, Europe and New Zealand.  John’s practice is heavily influenced by current neuroscience research.


After 38 years in Alaska as an educator and parenting coach, John discovered a new passion that would help clients experience transformational and sustainable pathways to becoming their best selves.


John is a husband, father and grandfather. Cycling, hiking, xcskiing, music and pickle ball are among some of his interests. He is a self-proclaimed neuroscience geek.  John  has most recently published his second book, Choice Factor.


John and his wife Roselynn spend their time together between Portland and Fairbanks, Alaska.


Earn CCB Continuing Education Credit
This course is approved for 1 credit hour of commercial/residential continuing education credit for both members and non-members. The PCA Portland Chapter is responsible for the content of this course.


Registration Information

Includes a buffet dinner! A no-host bar will be available.
  • Portland Chapter Members Paid in Advance: $32
  • Portland Chapter Member Paid at the Door: $37
  • Non Portland Chapter Members: $62
  • Guests Sponsored by a Portland Chapter Member: $32
Register by October 1 for early bird savings! 
Use code EARLYBIRDOCT to save $10 on your registration fee. 


Oct 18 2022


4:30 am - 6:30 pm


Bufalo Gap
Portland, Oregon
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