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Healing the Healers Series

Providence Renewal Centre in collaboration with
Sacred Art of Living Centre presents…


The Healing the Healers Series, part of The Sacred Art Series of Living and Dying Well, explores the art of diagnosing and responding to spiritual suffering, which has universal applications for everyone, particularly professional and family caregivers. These four workshops focus on forgiveness, relatedness, meaning, and hope. Programs are based on a creative learning model that integrates history, science, depth psychology, and spiritual insight with practical tools and clinically tested best practices.

Introductory Workshop
Sunday, January 28, 2018
1:00-4:00 pm
Registration $25.00
Please call 780-701-1854

Healing the Healers Units begin April 2018
with Circles of Trust© options between workshops
$475.00 per unit
includes manual, lunch, refreshments

Workshop 1: Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7, 2018
(9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day)
Understanding Spiritual Pain: “We are the medicine”
Learn about the rich cultural history and clinically effective practices for detecting and alleviating spiritual and emotional distress in times of loss, transition, illness, and at the end of life. Discover a Total Pain Management Model with results that include reduced anxiety, improved quality of living, and more effective pain management. Encounter valuable tools and insights in order to examine one’s priorities, address death anxiety, and re-connect one’s “soul and role.”

Workshop 2: Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29, 2018
Diagnosing Spiritual Pain: “The best way out is always through …”

Workshop 3: Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27, 2019
Healing Spiritual Pain: “We are not wounded alone nor do we heal alone”

Workshop 4: Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28, 2019
Transforming Spiritual Pain: “Healing is always possible”

REGISTER ONLINE by clicking    or CALL 780-701-1854
Overnight lodging is available for an additional fee - see below

Tuition discount for 5 or more people registering together: $100.00 per person
All prices in Canadian dollars

Richard Groves is the co-founder with his wife, Mary, and Executive Director of the Sacred Art of Living Center. Richard has graduate degrees in theology, world religions, bio-ethics and law. His doctoral thesis focused on diagnosing and addressing spiritual pain from a variety of cultural and psycho-spiritual perspectives. An ordained Catholic priest for 15 years, Richard also served as chaplain in the Oregon Correctional System and as assistant chaplain in the US Air Force.

Single bedroom: $45.00 per night
Suite: $70.00 Single occupancy per night
Suite: $95.00 Double occupancy per night
Breakfast: $8.75 per day
Supper: $14.00 per day