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Grieving Through the Seasons Grief Day

Fall colors at Siena

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Grieving Through the Seasons is a day-long spiritual retreat for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one, friend, or co-worker. 
The day will integrate natural patterns of the grieving experience with the natural rhythms and changes of the seasons and will include:

· grief related reflections

· times of silence

· safe spaces for sharing

· prayer and meditation

· invitations to journal

· and other creative activities.

Saturday, September 21, 2019
Cost of $55 includes $10 non-refundable deposit, handouts, and noon meal.


One or more members of the grief team will facilitate this retreat.

Melissa Minkley, MSW, CT, is the co-founder of Healing Life’s Losses Grief Support Services and is a social worker with over 25 years of experience in psychosocial oncology and bereavement counseling.  She is the Executive Director of Healing Hearts of Waukesha County, a program supporting children and families impacted by loss.  Melissa has companioned adults and children as individuals and in support group, workshops and retreat settings focusing on enhancing one’s holistic well-being.  Her personal experience of loss has given Melissa insight into the impact grief has on individuals, families and friends.

Ann Marie Uselmann, MSW, LCSW, is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience journeying with those who have significant health issues, as well as those in grief due to a variety of losses.  She currently provides individual grief counseling at Ad Pacem—Toward Peace Counseling, in  addition to working with individuals affected by cancer at Froedtert Hospital and The Medical College of Wisconsin.  She is humbled and honored to work with those struggling to make sense of what life offers.


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Grieving Through the Seasons

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