This retreat offers a calm weekend of understanding, where bereaved mothers may safely contemplate the loss of their child and indulge in opportunities for self-care. Guided by two experienced social workers, participants will appreciate the therapeutic environment created within a small group, where it is safe to talk openly about the loss of your child. The peaceful setting of Thirteen Moons Wellness offers the perfect space to step away from the bustle of your everyday life, reflect on your experience of loss and care gently for your healing heart.
Join us for an easy, relaxing weekend where you will be offered comfort, care and relaxation. Surrounded by the beauty of nature at Thirteen Moons Wellness, indulge yourself during plenty of free time between group discussion and activities. Explore hiking trails, labyrinth walks, guided art and writing activities, quiet time and a connection with others who understand.
INCLUDED: accomodation and all meals, snacks and refreshments, all activity supplies, guided therapeutic activities and opportunities for self-care, yoga sessions, private memory photo shoot.
EARLY BIRD PRICE $575.00 ~ IN EFFECT UNTIL JUNE 1, 2017.
EARLY BIRD BONUS Access to the Baby Loss Survival Guide, a virtual healing e-program created by social work therapist April Boyd. ($197.00 value)
After June 1, 2017 $650.00
* Accomodation is shared
** Therapeutic portions of retreat are facilitated by registered social workers, and therefore exempt from HST.
***$200.00 deposit is non-refundable if reservation is cancelled.
Facilitators: April Boyd, MSW & Maureen Pollard, MSW
April Boyd is a social work therapist and the mother of Nora, a little girl whom she met only briefly but who has forever changed her life. She is also the founder of the Love & Loss Project, an online comfort station for women who have experienced infant loss and the operator of a private therapy practice.
Maureen Pollard is a seasoned provider of support for bereaved parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death. She is a certified bereavement care educator and a Compassionate Bereavement Care Provider, specializing in supporting individuals who have experienced a traumatic loss.