Hope Floats Wellness
Hope Floats Wellness

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Support Groups at Hope Floats
 Our Support Services are free of charge
 Registration is required  
 
 
SAVE THE DATE:
1st Annual Hope Floats Memory Walk
Saturday May 3, 2014: Registration starts at 8:30am – Walk 10am
Contact us for more information at 781-936-8068
 
Suicide Loss for Sibling Survivors
This group is for children and teen siblings and it will meet every other Monday for five sessions from 6:30-8:00pm. 4/28, 5/12, (no group 5/26) 6/2, 6/16 and 6/30. Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068 or Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215

 

Ongoing Suicide Loss Bereavement Group
This group meets every other Monday from 6:30-8:00. Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068 or Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215
 
Loss of a Child Bereavement Group – Group 1-Spring Dates 
This group is open to any parent coping with the death of a child of any age. Dates: Mondays, 4-5:30pm: 4/14, 4/28, 5/2, 6/2, 6/16 & 6/30. Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068
Loss of a Child Bereavement Group – Group 2-Spring Dates
Dates: Mondays, 4-5:30pm: 4/21, 5/5, 5/19, 6/9, 6/23 & 7/14.Registration:Denise, 781-936-8068
 
Daytime Partner/Spouse Bereavement Group – Group 1
This group is open to anyone dealing with the loss of a partner or spouse. Dates: Tuesdays, 10-11:30am:  : 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15 & 4/22.  Registration: Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215 
Daytime Partner/Spouse Bereavement Group – Group 2
Dates: Tuesdays, 10-11:30am: 4/1, 4/15, 4/29, 5/5, and 5/12
 
Younger Partner/Spouse Bereavement Group
This group is open to anyone dealing with the loss of a partner or spouse. Dates: Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm: 1/29, 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26 &4/9. Registration: Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215
 
Support Group for Women in the Second Half of Life 
Mondays, 9:30-11am. Dates: 3/31, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, and a date to be agreed upon for June.  Facilitators: Rita Burpee, RN, LICSW.  
Whether you are: feeling overwhelmed, stressed, in relationship struggles, in a difficult transition, or lacking passion in your life, Our Group will provide a safe, gentle and confidential space to explore your need.  Each group session will provide short teaching units specifically designed to target your goals.  And, with the additional help of personal sharing and supportive group conversation; our highest intention will be a Personal Breakthrough or Solution for you in 2014!
Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068
 
Monthly Healing Circle 
This group is open to anyone seeking “healing.” The circle opens with a meditation and then mini-treatments are offered such as reiki, healing touch and reflexology. The Healing Circle is held on the third Wednesday of each month.  Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068 
 
Three Little Birds for Teens
This after school program is designed for teens dealing with a death related to a loss. Pizza and drinks are provided. Dates: Thursdays, 4:00-5:30Registration: Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215          
 
Grief 101
Presented by: Kathleen McAleer, MSW, LICSW, Cartmell Funeral Service, Inc & Hope Floats Healing & Wellness Center
Thursday, April 10, 2014, 7:00-8:30pm
Registration Required – Seats are Limited - Contact Cartmell
Funeral Service at 508-746-2162
Location: Hope Floats, 4 Elm St. Kingston, MA
We will discuss the factors that affect our grief, how to find our own personal rhythm through this process, how family dynamics affect our experience, and make a plan to get through day to day.
 
Hope Floats Counseling Team
Rita Burpee, RN, LICSW
Tracey Denelle, LICSW 
Stacey Richmond, RD LDN – Integrative Nutrition Therapist
Maureen Walsh, Grief Facilitator 
Cindy Barg, M.Ed, LMHC, Intuitive Psychotherapist 
 
Future Support Programs:
 
Adults Coping with the Death of a Parent
Presented by: Kathleen McAleer, MSW, LICSW, Cartmell Funeral Service, Inc & Hope Floats Healing & Wellness Center
Thursday, June 5, 2014, 7:00-8:30pm
Reserve Your Seat – Space is Limited
Contact Cartmell Funeral Service at 508-746-2162
Location: Hope Floats, 4 Elm St. Kingston, MA
We will discuss the unique ways in which the death of a parent may impact adult children, including common grief responses and tips for coping.
  
Adults Coping with the Death of a Spouse or Partner
Presented by: Kathleen McAleer, MSW, LICSW, Cartmell Funeral Service, Inc & Hope Floats Healing & Wellness Center
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 7:00-8:30pm
Reserve Your Seat – Space is Limited
Contact Cartmell Funeral Service at 508-746-2162
Location: Hope Floats, 4 Elm St. Kingston, MA
We will discuss the importance of  developing new life skills, how to find time to honor your grief and your memories while you are trying to live your life in the present, and various other techniques for moving forward.
 
For more information contact Denise Brack 781-936-8068
 
Hope Floats is grateful for our community partnership with Cranberry Hospice
For more information please contact:
 
Denise Brack, Founder and Director, Hope Floats Healing & Wellness Center
4 Elm Street ~ P.O. Box 345 ~Kingston, MA 02364 ~ 781-936-8068
 
Kathleen McAleer, MSW, LICSW, Bereavement Coordinator, Cranberry Hospice
36 Cordage Park Circle, Suite 326 ~ Plymouth, MA 02360 ~ 508-746-0215
 
Hope Floats Healing and Wellness Center is a non-profit foundation with 501(c)(3) status offering educational, support and wellness services.
Visit us at www.hopefloatswellness.com
 
Hope Floats Healing & Wellness Center ~ 4 Elm Street ~ P.O. Box 345 ~ Kingston, MA 02364
  
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