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Grieving Through the Seasons: A Retreat Day for Those Grieving a Loss

“... it is in experiencing this moment that you will be ready to experience the next.”

- Deanna Beisser

This retreat has a waiting list.  Feel free to register; you will be placed on the waiting listHowever, do not send a deposit at this time.

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.

The day will include:

 grief related reflections

 times of silence

 safe spaces for sharing

 prayer and meditation

 journaling and other creative activities.

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Cost of $65 includes $10  non-refundable deposit, handouts, and two meals.

Pete Reinl, companion and spiritual guide, is the co-founder of Healing Life’s Losses.  With over 30 years of experience serving in faith and secular communities, retreat centers and funeral homes, Pete co-creates spaces of sanctuary for healing, honoring, storytelling, listening, exploring, integrating and transforming.  He has spent the last fifteen years dedicated to companioning those who are in life transition due to loss, as well as training others who wish to be companions of the bereaved.  His background includes certification in pastoral ministry and spiritual direction.  Having experienced several significant losses and his own life transitions, Pete brings with him a wealth of personal experience and wisdom in addition to his professional and spiritual background in loss, grief, and healing.

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 & The Medical College of Wisconsin.  She is humbled and honored to work with those struggling to make sense of what life offers.  Ann Marie blends her professional training and her own life experience to provide compassionate care for the people she companions.


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