Can’t make it in on Valentine’s Day? Stop in during the month of February to leave a note on our display of “Love & Thankfulness”.   Email Care Coordinator, Chris Furman, with any questions. (more…)


With yoga practice, you can help reduce inflammation, maintain strength, engage in self-care, relaxation, and renewal during or after treatment.  All classes are held via Zoom until further notice. Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 am This program is a FREE program. Optional donations are accepted. Open to Healing Garden clients, caregivers, and bereaved members ~  Led by Kathie (more…)


In this series, we begin by bringing alert attention to our body and our breathing. By bringing attention to our stillness (grounding) & breathing (expanding) we are practicing the mindset of calm, alert, and presence – which can often be challenging to access. Through this focus, we are more likely to experience a break from (more…)


Connect with other crafters. Learn the benefits of creating and relaxing while chatting with others. All types of needlework and other fiber crafts are welcome including crochet, embroidery, sewing, weaving, etc. Thursdays, 1:00-2:30 pm, Free Drop-In Program ~ Healing Garden Clients Only Hybrid Program- Clients are welcome to join via Zoom or come to the (more…)


Some experiences are hard to put into words, particularly the cancer experience. Smartphone photography is a simple and accessible form of visual artmaking, which can foster personal expression, growth, connection, and healing. Constructing photographs can put us in closer contact with nature, others, and ourselves, while crafting and editing photos can connect us to creativity (more…)


Led by WellBeing Fitness Strength training is marked as one of the best things you can do for your body during or after cancer treatment. This program aims to educate along with motivate. This program will include: An initial assessment, sent via email to fill out and return ahead of time for review. The first session (more…)


Being a caregiver is one of the hardest jobs on the planet. In this group we will remind each other of the challenges and rewards, hidden though they may sometimes seem. In this 4-week series of classes, we will write together, read aloud, laugh, and cry in a supportive and confidential environment. No writing experience (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…)


With yoga practice, you can help reduce inflammation, maintain strength, engage in self-care, relaxation, and renewal during or after treatment.  All classes are held via Zoom until further notice. Mondays, 11:00-12:00pm This program is a FREE program. Optional donations are accepted. Open to Healing Garden clients, caregivers, and bereaved members ~  Led by Kathie Lee, (more…)


Join Meredith Hobson, LICSW for this 5-session program created by Inova Life with Cancer which teaches evidence-based strategies to decrease feelings of anxiety and depression and to increase an overall sense of well-being.  Together we’ll practice basic relaxation exercises and learn fundamental cognitive/behavioral tools.  This program is best for those that are newer to these (more…)


The Bereavement Series is an eight-week educational series that provides educational information about grief and loss. The goal is to assist group members in developing coping strategies and adaptive skills and offer emotional support through the bereavement process. Topics will include understanding the grief process, handling the difficult emotions of grief, managing change, preparing for (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. Led by Pamela Powell Pamela Powell has been leading groups of all ages in (more…)


Christine Zinke, LICSW, an experienced group social worker, facilitates this group for 8-10 women and men who have 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 (more…)


Meredith Hobson, LICSW, facilitates this support group for anyone diagnosed with breast cancer within the past six 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, 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 until further notice. Led by Angela Raymond This class is open to registered Healing Garden Clients, Caregivers, and Bereaved members.  Free Program, Optional donations are accepted. (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…)


Collage and doodling are relaxing and fun and activates our imagination and intuition. Using a variety of materials, Nadine will lead participants through creating a variety of Valentine’s Day-themed projects that can be made into cards and gifts. “Collage invites a freedom that allows us to get lost in the creative process and incorporating doodling (more…)


William Lenderking, Ph.D., facilitates this group which uses the tools of poetry, music, yoga, meditation, and listening to create a space in which to communicate about the challenges of living with cancer and to provide support. This group meets twice per month. Healing Garden Clients only.  Please email Kelly to register. (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, caregivers, and client/caregiver couples can meet with (more…)


Are you curious about Feldenkrais®?  This verbally guided Awareness Through Movement® class will invite you to explore your own sensations as you create easy and gentle movements that will calm your mind and enliven your body.  Virtual Meeting via Zoom. Led by Pam Turci, LMT, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner (GCFP) This program is open to (more…)


During this session, you will learn about common barriers to patient education on sexual changes, sexual and emotional health changes for women with cancer, factors impacting sexual health due to diagnosis and treatment as well as strategies to help cope. Led by Cristina Pozo-Kaderman, PhD. Dr. Pozo-Kaderman is the Director of the Young Adult Program (more…)


Catherine (Cathy) Ricketson, LCSW 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 in (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…)


Drop in to the project room to make a homemade Valentine’s Day card, and take home a special treat from the Healing Garden! Tuesday, February 14th from 12:00-2:00 pm (more…)


Meredith Hobson, LICSW, facilitates this support group for women and men 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 health care systems, filtering information, adjusting to identity changes, management of side effects, developing coping skills, (more…)


Erin Moraga Raber, MA, MT-BC, Clinical Care Specialist & Music Therapist, facilitates this support group for women and men who have completed their active treatment for any type of cancer. The group meets twice a month and focuses on issues like cancer rehabilitation, strength-building, shifts in identity, intersecting factors (financial, work, relationships), management of anxiety, (more…)


Did you know that singing in groups releases oxytocin and other endorphins? Did you know that when people sing together their heartbeats and breathing synchronize? The health and therapeutic benefits of singing have been well-documented in research and show that the benefits of singing in a group setting include overall social, emotional, psychological, and spiritual (more…)


The impact of cancer for those who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) can be magnified due to health care disparities specifically related to race, ethnicity, income levels, environmental conditions, and more. This BIPOC cancer support group will address the specific needs and experiences of the BIPOC community navigating a cancer diagnosis (more…)


This program will explore the history of the healing art of reiki and touch on a few of the basic healing points on the human body and their connection to mental, spiritual, and emotional well-being. Each person will be given the experience of a short individual reiki session along with a temporary attunement which will (more…)

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