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A Time Apart Retreat

  • Wisdom's Heart 2 Duncan Street Gloucester, MA, 01930 United States (map)

 A Time Apart - a retreat for those who are grieving.   

Those who have suffered the death of a loved one may struggle to find their way. Many people experience grief as a heavy weight on their heart and physical body that can feel overwhelming and exhausting.

A Time Apart retreat provides a soothing, healing, nurturing environment and time away from the stress of the world to explore and honor the grief process.

$85 retreat fee includes lunch.

Pre-registration required, please call Anita at 978-546-6599.

Programming includes: Grief counseling, music, sacred movement, chair massage, contemplative silence, time by the water, meals together and more.

The Retreat is facilitated by Anita Pandolfe Ruchman, Holistic Psychotherapist, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Anita has been a healing arts practitioner for 40 years. She has studied and practiced massage, mediation, and the healing arts since the 1970’s, she continues to study Buddhism as a student of Lama Marut and Lindsay Crouse.  Anita 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, psychiatric nurse practitioner and psychotherapist. She has specialized in grief counseling and healing- from- loss retreats, since the untimely death of her daughter, Nora in 2010,  She 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. 

Her private practice--- A Tender Place~Mind, Body, Spirit, Therapy is located in Rockport, Ma.


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Sunday Morning Buddhist Meditation