Support Groups at Hope Floats
Our Support Services are free of charge ~ Registration is required
Support Group for Friends and Families of the Bereaved
Friday, October 24, 6:30-8pm. Facilitators: Maureen Walsh and Denise Brack. Are you a friend or family member of someone who is grieving? Do you feel that there is no place for your grief? Do you want to help your loved one with their grief, but you are not sure how? We have created a safe place and time to talk about your grief and how to help your loved one through their grief. So come to our support group for friends and family of the bereaved and meet others like you who feel that they are on the fringes of grief. Registration: Denise Brack 781-936-8068
Coping with the Holidays While Grieving
Presented by Kathleen McAleer, MSW, LICSW, Hope Floats Healing and Wellness Center and Cartmell Funeral Service, Inc.
This single session workshop will be held on Thursday, November 13thfrom 7:00-8:30. We will discuss the ways in which grief symptoms may be intensified during the holiday season. We will offer practical tips for coping with common challenges.
Register at 781-936-8068 or online on our Events Page
Parent Loss Support Group
This group will meet monthly. DATES: Mondays 6:30-8:00pm: 11/3 and 12/1. Registration: Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215.
Bereavement Group for Parents
This group is open to any parent coping with the death of a child of any age. Dates: Group 2 – Dates: Mondays, 4-5:30pm: 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10,20, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1 & 12/15.Group 1 – Dates: Mondays, 4-5:30pm: 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10, 11/24 &12/8Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068
Ongoing Suicide Loss Bereavement Group
This group is for anyone who has lost a loved one to suicide. The group meets every other Monday from 6:30-8:00. Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068×2 or Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215
Evening Partner/Spouse Bereavement Group
This group is open to anyone dealing with the loss of a partner or spouse. Dates: Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm: 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3 & 12/17. Registration: Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215.
Daytime Partner/Spouse Bereavement Group
This group is open to anyone dealing with the loss of a partner or spouse. Dates: Tuesdays, 2-3:30PM: DATES: 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9 & 1216/ Registration: Kathleen McAleer, 508-746-0215.
Pet Loss Bereavement Group
This group is for anyone who has lost a pet. Dates: Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm: 10/15, 10/29, 11/12 & 12/3. Registration: Denise Brack, 781-936-8068
Support Retreat For Mothers Who Have Lost Children
Taking names for our next retreat. Date to be announced – Suggested donation $60 – To Register Call Denise at 781-936-8068
This day-long retreat is an opportunity for self-care and to meet other moms who understand the difficult journey of losing a child. Offerings include yoga, mediation, group discussion and mini-body treatments such as reiki, chair massage & more.
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
Hope Floats is grateful for our partnership with Cranberry Area Hospice & Palliative Care
Hope Floats Healing and Wellness Center is a non-profit foundation with 501(c)(3) status
offering educational, support and wellness services.