The Forgiveness Expo on October 19, 2019


“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi

A full day of love, laughs and learning with 5 world-renowned speakers.

At the Forgiveness Expo you’ll learn to identify and let go of limiting thoughts, feelings, and harmful memories from the past and learn to transform the way you see yourself and others. You’ll gain a new perspective on your life and your relationships by dumping your emotional baggage, and focusing on the positive feelings and emotions.

Check out our full schedule below and pick up your ticket today to ensure your seat is reserved. We look forward to seeing you at this exciting and inspiring event.

9 AM – 10:30 AM


Famed hypnotherapist Janet Montgomery opens the day with meditation and relaxation exercises, followed by a talk on self-esteem, confidence, anxiety, overcoming your fears as an individual or in a relationship, and how forgiveness can help trigger a better you subconsciously. Also included: a hypnotherapy demonstration, plus audience Q&A.

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM


Psychiatrist and bestselling author of FORGIVE TO WIN, Dr. Jacobsen helps people achieve the success, happiness, and physical well-being that has eluded them despite all the self-help techniques they have tried. By understanding the power of forgiveness, you’ll learn how to eliminate the guilt, shame, and self-loathing deeply embedded in your unconscious mind which generates your self-destructive, self-defeating behaviors. Plus workshop exercises and audience Q&A.

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM


A catered buffet lunch can be added to your registration. Coffee and tea will be available throughout the day. Vegetarian options will be available at lunch 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM


From the hit TV show “Divine Intervention,” Catholic Priest Stephen Porter has spent a lifetime studying and understanding hope and forgiveness. From working at the Vatican, to knowing Pope John Paul II, to being personally asked by Mother Teresa to join her on her worldwide pilgrimages, Father Steve offers a very  unique approach to forgiveness and spiritual well-being. With his intelligence, wit and humor, he’ll make you think about the choices you make in life and how they affect you and those around you. Most importantly, he’ll help you answer the question: Can you forgive yourself? 

2:00 PM – 3:45 PM


3:45 PM – 5:30 PM


Candy Finnigan is a nationally recognized best-selling author, addiction specialist and interventionist, and is one of the featured interventionists on the acclaimed A&E hit series “INTERVENTION.” Candy’s knows full well the power of forgiveness not only when confronting  others and their self-destructive, self-sabotaging behavior, but confronting your own demons.  This intense, emotional session will take you into the heart of your relationships with others, how we confront loved one who are hurting themselves and those around them, and much more. An audience Q&A will follow. 


Nationally Recognized Author, Interventionist and Addiction Specialist

As seen on the acclaimed A&E series “Intervention”


Candy Finnigan is a nationally recognized author, addiction specialist and interventionist, who has been one of the featured interventionists on the acclaimed A&E Emmy Award-winning series “INTERVENTION.” Candy brings with her  over 30 years of expertise in crisis interventionism for individuals and families, as well as a variety of mental health issues.  In recovery herself for 33 years, Candy states, “I was inspired to go into this work because I saw that as a recovering woman and mother, I might be able to connect with others and bring help and hope to families, in a way that, perhaps, others couldn’t. It’s not just my work, it’s my life.” She has been honored by many organizations in the recovery field for her outstanding work and dedication.

What is forgiveness?

Why is forgiveness important?

Forgiving yourself and others.

What’s the reason you’re not happy?

Identifying self-defeating behaviors.

Why we self-sabotage.

Procrastination and resistance

Your higher power

Eliminating guilt, shame and self-loathing

Forgive to win.

Forgiving the seemingly unforgivable.

Relationships: Spouses.

Relationships: Friends & Family.

Motivation, self-esteem and confidence.

Understanding and overcoming anxiety.

Addiction and confronting loved ones.

How fear controls our ability to love

  and forgive.

The ability to forgive is a strength.

Working through pain and loss to forgive.

Wise people forgive, but don’t forget.

The absence of anger,

     the presence of self love.

Step-by-step processes to forgive.

Empowering yourself to take responsibility.

Plus printed handouts, practical exercises

  and much, much more.


Each speaker will cover a variety of topics, including:


What you need to know.


Sheraton Gateway Hotel

6101 W. Century Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90045



9:00am to 5:30pm


A catered buffet lunch can be added to your ticket for $40/per person.​

Conference Fees:

$149 – Individual Registration

$249 – Couples (Spouses, Friends, etc.)

Fees are for the conference only and do not include lunch or parking.


$17 – Self Parking at Hotel

$25 – Valet Parking at Hotel

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