Support Programs, Retreats and Counselors


At Hope Floats we provide quality services to support the healing of each individual. Support services are provided free of charge or by donation with support of the Hope Floats Foundation. For more information contact Denise Brack at 781-936-8068


Bereavement Support Groups

Hope Floats provided a variety of free support groups to the community. We also collaborate some of our groups with the bereavement program at Cranberry Area Hospice.

Support Retreats
These day long retreats are offered throughout the year. In the past we have held retreats for mothers who have lost children, for those who have lost a loved one to suicide and retreats for military family members.

Hope Floats Healing Circle
The Healing Circle  meets every other month and suggested donation is $15.  Registration is required and all are welcome. The Healing Circle provides a short guided meditation and practitioners from many modalities will offer a variety of healing gifts to participants including; Healing Touch, Reiki, chair massage, and reflexology.

Hope Floats Healing Clinic
Offered at various times throughout the year. Please join us for relaxing, stress reducing bodywork at the Hope Floats Wellness Clinic. Certified and highly experienced practitioners will hold 50 minute sessions at a reduced cost in the great room of the Wellness Barn.Explore the benefits of Reiki, Healing Touch, Reflexology and more at a reduced cost and discover the healing and relaxation benefits of these types of treatments.

Guest Speakers
Guest Speakers come to Hope Floats periodically throughout the year and are offered by donation. We have had the pleasure of presenting Dave Kane, bereaved father and motivational speaker, Kathleen McAleer, Bereavement Coordinator at Cranberry Hospice and Robert Zucker, Counselor and Author.

Hope Floats Counselor Team

  • Rita Burpee, RN, LICSW
  • Tracey Denelle, LICSW
  • Stacey Richmond, RD LDN – Integrative Nutrition Therapist
  • Maureen Walsh, Grief Facilitator
  • Cindy Barg, M.ED, LMHC