Being humans, we are regularly experiencing loss. The grief that arrives with the death of a loved one can render us helpless and hopeless. And yet, there is an opportunity for transformation in this situation as well as great challenge.
The evening will include a brief talk by the speaker, followed by a brilliantly tender film called: “the gifts of grief.” There will be time for reflection and discussion.
Monday August 17, 7-9:00PM
BIO: Anita has been a healing arts practitioner for 40 years. She studied massage, mediation, and esoteric studies in the 1970’s, and continues studying the Dharma and Sound Healing.
She earned her RN and MSN at Mass General Hospital, and her BA in Women’s Learning and Development at Lesley University. Anita has served thousands of families on the North Shore as a massage therapist, RN, midwife, childbirth educator and psychotherapist. Since the untimely death of her youngest daughter in 2010, she has specialized in grief counseling and healing- from- loss retreats. Anita has created a unique mindfulness- based model of Holistic Care which includes, talk therapy combined with; breath work, body work, energy work and sound healing. She sees clients in Andover for Medication management and psychotherapy and at her private practice--- A Tender Place~Mind, Body, Spirit, Therapy., which is located in Rockport, Ma. www.atenderplace.com