THE JIMMY 2018

Surf Competition Fundraiser / October 14th SPONSORED BY:

THE JIMMY 2018

Surf Competition Fundraiser / October 14th SPONSORED BY:

THE BIG SWIM IS A SUCCESS!

Former Navy Seal Dave Loeffler completes a never before done swim from San Clemente Island to Catalina Island!  His official time was 15 hours, 29 minutes and 10 seconds.

WATCH INTERVIEW ON KTLA

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Camp Pendleton Wounded Warriors Ocean Therapy

Former Navy Seal Dave Loeffler completes a never before done swim from San Clemente Island to Catalina Island!  His official time was 15 hours, 29 minutes and 10 seconds.

WATCH INTERVIEW ON KTLA

The Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation

The JMMF provides free of charge its unique program of Ocean Therapy to the USMC Wounded Warrior Battalion-West, Veterans from the West LA Veterans Hospital and youth from local shelter facilities for at risk kids.

Sat 20

Veterans Ocean Therapy Oct 20th

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue 23

Camp Pendleton Ocean Therapy Tues Oct. 23rd

October 23 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Nov 06

Camp Pendleton Ocean Therapy Tues Nov. 6th

November 6 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dec 04

Camp Pendleton Ocean Therapy Tues Dec. 4th

December 4 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

JMMF Past & Future

It’s an exciting time at the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation! From our humble beginnings as a community-based non-profit dedicated to honoring the life and spirit of Jimmy Miller, we’ve grown into an international leader in the alternative therapy world. Thanks to the vision and leadership of Dr. Carly Rogers and countless others, our Ocean Therapy Program is recognized around the world as the de facto protocol in surf therapy.

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Lance Corporal Frank Schnitzenbaumer

Lance Corporal Frank Schnitzenbaumer Whether you are a fellow volunteer or a Master Sergeant, Lance Corporal Frank Schnitzenbaumer greets everyone with a warm smile and a solid handshake. Frank has gone above and beyond for JMMF and has assisted hundreds...

Charlotte Sabina

Even with an intense studies schedule and thriving music career, Charlotte finds the time to join us at more than 30 Ocean Therapy sessions a year. Her smile and surf stoke is visible. She is a dedicated surf instructor and loves to share her knowledge...

Arthur Jeppe

In honor of The Really Big Show this month, we are highlighting not only a volunteer but a true friend of Jimmy's.  Arthur and Jimmy met in Berkeley while attending UC Berkeley. They became fast friends, lived together and traveled around the globe....

Pierce Geisendorff

Pierce is finishing his Sophomore year of high school with plans to attend Cal Poly to study Engineering. He always asks how he can support our Marines in the ocean or any of us on the beach. He attends most of our Camp Pendleton session throughout the...

Meet Jonathan Rodil

Jonathan credits his choice to become an Occupational Therapist on the JMMF Program. Jonathan has spent years volunteering with us at Camp Pendleton and Manhattan Beach. He has a contagious smile and a peaceful demeanor that puts our Athletes, Volunteers,...

There is no happily ever after, just happily here and now…

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” - Ferris Bueller Where are your thoughts right now? Are you able to concentrate on the words you are reading or are you ‘future tripping’, worrying about...

When does excitement present as anxiety?

What is your narrative? Do you speak to yourself with warmth, Love and kindness or is your internal voice, your narrative, critical, coming from a place of fear and scarcity? It is not your fault; you have evolution working against you, moving thoughts,...

Welcome Kevin Sousa

Welcome to Kevin’s Clinical Corner. I feel honored and privileged to carry on the work and vision of Dr. Carly Rogers as the new Clinical Director of JMMF. My hope is that in this section of the newsletter, you will find some exploration of common...

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The Big Swim

August 23, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE BIG SWIM Former Navy Seal Attempts 21-mile Marathon Swim – San Clemente Island To Catalina Island to Raise Funds for Disabled Veterans and the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation On September 17, 2018, Dave Loeffler,...

Ocean Therapy improves attitudes towards self identity for Youth

Last summer, 74 youth participated in a unique Ocean Therapy research study to better understand the benefits of participation in our unique program. In terms of the process of Ocean Therapy, we asked the youth to draw a picture of their experience of the...

JMMF Past & Future

By Andy Dellenbach, Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation CEO It’s an exciting time at the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation! From our humble beginnings as a community-based non-profit dedicated to honoring the life and spirit of Jimmy Miller, we’ve...

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The JMMF provides free of charge its unique program of Ocean Therapy to the USMC Wounded Warrior Battalion-West, Veterans from the West LA Veterans Hospital and youth from local shelter facilities for at risk kids.

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Surf therapy as a means of treating drug addiction

https://www.surfertoday.com/surfing/14430-surf-therapy-as-a-means-of-treating-drug-addiction

Psychotherapists are using surfing as a treatment for addictive behaviors, including drug and alcohol addiction.