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Healing Hearts Workshop for Grieving Parents

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - September 19 @ 2:30 pm

When: September 17-19, 2021 

Where: The Franciscan Renewal Center

Click here to purchase your tickets: https://buytickets.at/ericshouseinc/549219

EricsHouse is proud to sponsor this workshop for grieving parents.  We will share our stories of loss, work together to better understand our grief, and lay a foundation for our individual journeys from loss to hope and healing.

This workshop is for any parent who has lost a child – at any age, to any cause.  We love to work with couples, but also welcome individual parents.  We will examine our needs as mourners, and share approaches and tools to support emotional, spiritual, and physical healing.

Loss of a child is devastating on many levels.  No matter what age they are when they leave us, these losses violate the natural order.  Beyond the traumatic loss of our beloved children, we lose so much more: a portion of our identities, our hopes for their future, and much of the meaning and purpose in our lives.

We will explain and practice basic self-care for the bereaved, identify the objects in our lives that link us to our beloved children, and explore the possibilities of a continued, renewed relationship with them.

The workshop starts on Friday, September 17th at 5 PM and continues through Sunday, September 19th at 2:30 PM.  Meals will be provided from Friday dinner through Sunday lunch.  Lodging is available at the Franciscan Renewal Center (the Casa) at a very reasonable rate, but participants can also commute.  If possible, it is recommended that participants stay at the Casa so that we can support one another most effectively.

Our facilitators:

  • Marianne Gouveia – Co-founder of EricsHouse and Chairman of the Board, a certified Grief Companion, a certified Life Coach (ICF and IPEC),  Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner (ELI-MP), and Certified Grief Recovery Specialist (GRS). 
  • Greg Eckerman – Co-founder of EricsHouse, Greg facilitates EricsHouse  Workshops and Men’s Support Groups, is a Grief Companion, and serves as the EricsHouse Board Treasurer.
  • April Boyden – a Spiritual Companion, Interfaith Chaplain, and an Art as Intuition facilitator. April is also a Grief Companion.  
  • Dr. Kathleen Rickard – a nationally certified Family Nurse Practitioner working in private practice since 1997 and specializing in energy medicine. 


Click here to purchase your tickets: https://buytickets.at/ericshouseinc/549219





September 17 @ 5:00 pm
September 19 @ 2:30 pm
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Franciscan Renewal Center
5802 E Lincoln Drive
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 United States
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