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Mountain Cabin

Healing Through the Holidays:  A Safe Space to Navigate Grief and Loss 

Tuesdays starting December 06th, 2022

12-1:00 PM PST



For many of us, the holidays can be a complex time.  Perhaps the joy and the beauty of the holiday season is tinged with the multi-layered emotions that come with grief and loss.  


Whether you have lost a loved one, or are noticing other types of loss arise for you as we approach the holidays, we are here to provide a safe and supportive space for you.


 Please join this four week live virtual course, spanning the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas, as an opportunity for connection, encouragement, and community.  


Grief can be challenging, daunting even, especially during the holidays.  But you don't have to be alone--we can navigate this time together.  


In this live, virtual, four week course, you will experience:

-a community of support
-skills for growth and healing
-mindfulness and self-compassion tools 
-a growing capacity to be with the complex emotions that accompany grief 
-stress management and coping techniques specific to the holiday time 
-opportunities for creative expression

Dates and Time:

Tuesdays 12-1 PM PST






Price:  $120

**This course is not a replacement for mental health therapy with a professional/clinician nor is it intended as a therapy processing group. This course is intended for expanding your coping  skills, as an adjunct to your work with your mental health clinician. 

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Course Instructors

Nicole Marie Reilly, M.D., M.A., LMFT completed her undergraduate training at the University of San Diego, medical school at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine outside of Chicago, Illinois, and Anesthesiology residency at Loyola University Medical Center.


She completed the Integrative Medicine Fellowship through the University of Arizona with Dr. Andrew Weil, M.D. She is a lover of yoga and a certified 500-hour yoga instructor through YogaWorks. She has undergone mindfulness-based stress reduction training with Jon Kabat-Zinn and other senior faculty of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.


Most recently, Nicole completed a Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy at Chapman University to transition her career to focus on mental health. She is now a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in Newport Beach and loves working with individuals, couples, and families. Her therapeutic style is attachment-based, collaborative and infused with mindfulness and compassion-based interventions with the hope of creating a safe space for clients to explore their deepest needs and concerns.


Cayce Howe is a senior mindfulness and meditation teacher in Southern California and co-founder at Sustainable Caring. 


Cayce has been studying and practicing meditation since the late 80's and lived at meditation centers for 6 years. ​He has been teaching for over a decade at mental health facilities, corporate environments, Universities, residential retreat centers and hospitals in the US and globally. 


Cayce is also an author and co-host of the "More Happiness Less Suffering Podcast. 

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