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…)


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 8-10 women and men who have any type of metastatic cancer. The group meets weekly 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 (more…)


Our bodies hold wisdom in ways our minds do not. In this workshop, you will be guided through journaling exercises to get in touch with this embodied wisdom. David Smith has journaling workshops for people from around the world, helping them reveal a deeper wisdom. After some instruction and exercises, you will complete two twenty-minute (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, 10:00-11:00am Through the generosity of the Boston Cancer Support’s Randi Friedman Wellness Grant this program is FREE to Healing Garden Clients. Healing Garden Clients Only (more…)


A 6-week group dedicated to learning the “relaxation response”- shifting your body and mind out of a chronic state of inflammatory stress.  Develop an individualized, dedicated meditation practice, and engage in psycho-educational exercises.  Participants are encouraged to commit to the entire 6-week program. All classes are held via Zoom until further notice. Free Program for (more…)


Knitting is an excellent activity to combat neuropathy and a way to achieve relaxation.  Receive a free knitting starter kit and guided instruction!  Then enjoy sitting with friends with your yarn projects.  All programs are being held via Zoom until further notice. Free Drop-In Program ~ Healing Garden Clients Only Email Kelly to receive Zoom meeting (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, Authorized Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Teacher (more…)


Engage in readings and rich discussions about life’s biggest questions and the search for personal meaning.  All classes are held via Zoom until further notice. Mondays, except holidays  9:30-10:30am Free Program – Clients Only Led by Rev. Maureen Dallison Kemeza, Ph.D. (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, facilitates this support group for adults with any cancer type who are under the age of 45. The group meets twice per month with one morning and a late afternoon meeting and focuses on issues young adults affected by cancer face.  All Support Group meetings are held via Zoom until further notice. (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 Due to limited grant funds and many requests for a second weekly Yoga class, we are asking for a small donation if you are (more…)


We miss seeing you!  That’s why we are starting a Coffee Chat with the Healing Garden Staff and Therapists that will meet twice a month.  Jump on a Zoom meeting, grab your coffee or tea, and catch up with your friends at the Healing Garden.   Register to receive the meeting information. Every other Tuesday, 10:00-10:30am (more…)


Deepen your meditation practice with Bree Phillips, Ph.D. Bree is a lecturer in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Boston University, prior to pursuing her doctorate, she completed a master’s degree in clinical psychology and practiced as an individual and family psychotherapist specializing in trauma. She is currently training to be a Zen (more…)


This support group will provide attendees the opportunity to share and process their grief and connect with others. This group meets twice a month.  All Support Groups are held via Zoom until further notice. Led by Christine Zinke, LICSW 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00pm A New Client Visit must be completed with one of our (more…)


This spiritual, deeply meditative practice incorporates balanced movement, breathe exercises, increased circulation, and posture strengthening. All classes held via Zoom until further notice. Led by Angela Raymond Free Program for Healing Garden Clients only (more…)


Brianne Carter, LICSW, 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, and making meaning of cancer in their lives.  (more…)


In this time of uncertainty – personal and global – lives a wonderful opportunity for exploration and growth. In this group, we will come together to experience and experiment with the connection between ourselves, each other, and nature through creative expression and exploration. We will look toward cultivating vitality, groundedness, embodiment, and a greater sense (more…)


1st and 3rd Mondays (except Holidays), 1:00-2:30 pm Brianne Carter, 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 (more…)


You are invited to lie down on the floor or sit in chairs as you absorb the healing power of Bernadette’s music. Learn about the power of sound for relaxation and self-healing: use sound to create relaxation and joy in the body, uplifting energy in the home, grief processing, and as a form of meditation. (more…)


Explore ways we can nurture ourselves through nature and our creative spirits.  Derive inspiration from nature and experience new creative projects introduced throughout the series. Learn how to keep an art journal that serves as a thread to connect the series together.  All classes are being held via Zoom until further notice. Led by Nadine (more…)


Engage in readings and rich discussions about life’s biggest questions and the search for personal meaning.  All classes are held via Zoom until further notice. Mondays, except holidays  9:30-10:30am Free Program – Clients Only Led by Rev. Maureen Dallison Kemeza, Ph.D. (more…)


Deepen your meditation practice with Bree Phillips, Ph.D. Bree is a lecturer in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Boston University, prior to pursuing her doctorate, she completed a master’s degree in clinical psychology and practiced as an individual and family psychotherapist specializing in trauma. She is currently training to be a Zen (more…)


This spiritual, deeply meditative practice incorporates balanced movement, breathe exercises, increased circulation, and posture strengthening. All classes held via Zoom until further notice. Led by Angela Raymond Free Program for Healing Garden Clients only (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, 10:00-11:00am Through the generosity of the Boston Cancer Support’s Randi Friedman Wellness Grant this program is FREE to Healing Garden Clients. Healing Garden Clients Only (more…)

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