Real Movie
Duane, Real Movie
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This documentary is an emotional and heart-wrenching exploration of the profound impact of our past on our present relationships. The raw and unseen pain that we carry with us can often be a barrier to forming meaningful connections with those around us.

With exclusive access to a transformative workshop, the documentary provides a rare opportunity to witness the power of healing and growth in action. Featuring real-life stories that will move you to tears, this film is a powerful reminder of the importance of fostering healthy relationships with ourselves and those around us. The expert insights shared in the documentary offer a roadmap to cultivating these relationships, but it is the honesty and vulnerability of the individuals sharing their stories that truly bring this film to life.

From the first frame to the last, this documentary will leave an indelible mark on your heart and soul. It is a reminder that we are all human, that we all carry pain and that we all have the power to heal and grow.

About Catherine and Duane

Duane and Catherine O'Kane bring over 60 years of combined Counselling and workshop experience, transforming thousands of relationships worldwide. Their innovative programs prioritize authenticity and emotional responsibility, promoting diversity and vulnerability as crucial components to genuine connection. Their unwavering commitment to personal and professional growth is truly inspiring, reflecting their deep compassion and sincerity in helping individuals and couples build fulfilling relationships.

Why we created REAL

Our film was inspired by the desire to explore the dynamics we bring into our relationships and take responsibility for them. We believe that change can only occur when we start with ourselves.

We recognize that we are shaped by our early experiences

We learn to notice how our hidden dynamics are present in our current relationship

We acknowledge that whenever we have an emotional reaction, an old wound is being triggered

We understand the imprint of trauma on our behaviours and its impact on our relationships

We recognize the pain in others and understand how that pain might be driving their behaviour

We support that we can only thrive in strong connections

We know that the experience of REAL vulnerability is the beginning of healing

The Creative Team


Thrive is driven by a profound purpose to nurture the innate human desire for healing and connection, enabling our communities, our world, and our children to flourish. We achieve this by providing you with life-changing documentary films and master-series presented by the foremost experts in mental health and wellness, all within the comfort of your own home.

We're committed to making a difference, one heart at a time.

About Merissa and Gary

This dynamic duo is truly trailblazing in their field, seamlessly integrating their expertise in trauma therapy and filmmaking to create a positive impact on the world.

Their work transcends mere entertainment, delving deep into the intricacies of the human experience and the boundless potential of healing. Through their unique approach, they are able to foster a greater understanding of the transformative power of healing, inspiring viewers to take action towards positive change in their own lives.

Our partners in the film


At Clearmind we believe that REAL relationships are the foundation for an optimal life. Our founders, Duane and Catherine O’Kane are a passionate, engaging and relatable husband and wife team. Their mission is to accelerate personal evolution through the power of authentic connection. They are dedicated to practicing what they preach in all aspects of their personal and professional lives.

Together, Catherine and Duane O’Kane have created a range of innovative, experiential, educational, and psycho-therapeutic programs that harness the power of human connection. Today, our organization has grown well beyond the founders. We are proud to offer a diversified team of professional instructors, facilitators and business professionals who lead from a place of authenticity and emotional responsibility.

The quality of our life experience shifts dramatically when we make connection our goal, on a psychological, emotional, and spiritual level. Within the context of connection, we discover that we can be who we are, flaws and all. Our ability to meet, accept and embrace our flaws will save our relationships instead of ruining them. We experience the rainbow of human emotion rather than just pursuing a narrow sliver of it. There is nothing to fear because we belong and are good enough as we are. This is the experience we wish for every human on the planet.

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