With yoga practice, you can help reduce inflammation, maintain strength, engage in self-care, relaxation, and renewal during or after treatment. Mondays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. (no class 5/27) This program is a FREE VIRTUAL program with optional donations accepted. Open to Healing Garden clients, caregivers, and bereaved members Led by Kathie Lee, RPP This program is (more…)


Join us in this virtual drop-in music therapy program as we engage in music listening and explore ways to use the voice as an instrument of healing through music therapy and sound healing techniques. No prior musical training is necessary to engage in music therapy. Open to Clients, Caregivers & Bereaved.  The group will meet (more…)


Find meaning and purpose in cancer through writing together.  For those who find themselves somewhere on the ‘cancer journey’, whether they consider themselves writers or not.  This is an opportunity to explore the terrain of cancer in a supportive, confidential environment.  Healing Garden Clients Only.  Free Program with Optional $10 Donation.  All sessions will meet via Zoom.  (more…)


Meredith Hobson, LICSW, facilitates this support group for anyone diagnosed with breast cancer within the past 18 months. We encourage you to join the group to share your experiences and receive support. The group will cover a variety of topics, including: Coping through diagnosis and treatment Navigating your care plan Learning to ask for help (more…)


Christine Zinke, LICSW, an experienced group social worker, facilitates this group for 8-10 clients with any type of metastatic cancer. The group meets twice per month and focuses on issues associated with living with metastatic cancer and all the related treatments, changes in lifestyle and relationships, learning to ask for help, and fears about disability, (more…)


Christine Zinke, LICSW, leads this group for people who are past their treatment phase and are working to reevaluate their lives. They wonder how to articulate and understand how they have changed. They hope that they will feel lighter and trust in their health. We have a post-treatment group during the day that accommodates people (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this group for those with any type of metastatic cancer. The group meets twice a month and focuses on issues associated with living with metastatic cancer and all the related treatments, changes in lifestyle and relationships, learning to ask for help, and fears about disability, pain, and end-of-life care. Living in (more…)


This spiritual, deeply meditative practice incorporates balanced movement, breathe exercises, increased circulation, and posture strengthening. Classes are held via Zoom. Led by Angela Raymond This class is open to registered Healing Garden Clients, Caregivers, and Bereaved members.  Free Program with optional donations accepted. Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00 am This program is supported in part by generous funding (more…)


This bi-weekly music therapy support group explores ways to use your voice as an instrument of healing through music therapy and sound healing techniques. Experience how music and sound can help those navigating cancer with pain management, reduce stress and anxiety, increase energy and mental clarity, improve mood, decrease feelings of isolation, and promote emotional transformation and (more…)


Although everyone’s experience with cancer is unique, the LGBTQIA+ cancer experience can present many challenges, such as lack of access to tailored resources and discrimination around sexuality and/or gender while navigating the medical system. This LGBTQIA+ Cancer Support Group provides a safe space where LGBTQIA+ people with cancer and client/caregiver couples can meet with others (more…)


With yoga practice, you can help reduce inflammation, maintain strength, engage in self-care, relaxation, and renewal during or after treatment. Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 am. Hybrid Program – meets both virtually or IN PERSON at the Healing Garden.  Please email Chris@HealingGardenSupport.org  if you plan to come in person so we can set up the space.   Free program with (more…)


Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) is a form of therapy in which music and imagery experiences activate inner reflection, memories, and feelings, to promote mental and spiritual well-being and health. While listening to selected music in a relaxed state, group participants express the imagery as it comes to mind through a creative process, such as (more…)


This verbally guided Awareness Through Movement® class will invite you to reconnect with your body and learn ways to move with greater efficiency. Explore your own sensations as you create easy and gentle movements that will calm your mind and enliven your body. Developed by Moshe Feldenkrais, it is the application of gentle mindful movement (more…)


Meredith Hobson, LICSW, facilitates this support group for those who are in any stage of cancer treatment. The group meets twice per month and focuses on issues of new diagnosis and treatment including navigating the medical and healthcare systems, filtering information, adjusting to identity changes, management of side effects, developing coping skills, and building a (more…)


Meredith Hobson, LICSW, facilitates this support group for adults with any cancer type who are under the age of 50. The group will meet on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, alternating between morning and evening times, and focuses on issues young adults affected by cancer face.  All Support Group meetings are held via Zoom until (more…)


Erin Moraga Raber, MA, MT-BC, is the facilitator for the Caregiver Support Group program. The group meets to help caregivers navigate the many challenges of caring for a loved one and taking care of themselves at the same time. Group topics include understanding the role of the caregiver, building a support network, and gaining self-confidence (more…)


Come to the Healing Garden for this drop-in program.  Meet other Healing Garden clients and enjoy bonding over creating Art.   Facilitated by Nadine Mazzola. Open to clients, caregivers and bereaved members.  Free program with optional donations accepted.   No registration is necessary.   (more…)


Join Healing Garden client Teri Heard Ralbovsky who will lead this book group.  Come meet other Healing Garden clients and enjoy bonding over a great book.  This group will meet Friday May 31st from 1:00-2:15 pm IN PERSON at The Healing Garden.  Open to clients, caregivers and bereaved members. Free program with optional donation. May Book – (more…)


These are extraordinary times for all of us and are all the more challenging for those of us dealing with cancer. One thing that can be very helpful is to remind ourselves of all the things in life to be grateful for, no matter how small they may be, for example- birds singing, a good (more…)


1 part dance party + 1 part mindfulness, Move to Heal is a gentle and uplifting movement practice. In this virtual workshop, you can expect to safely explore form and freedom and to connect to pleasurable movement and release stress. This workshop will integrate simple movement patterns drawn from dance, martial arts, and mindfulness. Set (more…)


Join the members of the Groton Garden Club and create your own Summer Herb Container. Open to Healing Garden clients.  Free program with optional donations accepted. The Garden Club has been a longtime supporter of the Healing Garden generously planting our winter greens containers and they are instrumental with both our Spring and Fall Garden (more…)


Join Healing Garden client Teri Heard Ralbovsky who will lead this book group.  Come meet other Healing Garden clients and enjoy bonding over a great book.  This group will meet on Friday,  June 21st from 1:00-2:15 pm IN PERSON at The Healing Garden.  Open to clients, caregivers and bereaved members. Free program with optional donation. June Book (more…)

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