Workshop: Forgiveness: Healing the Planet One Heart at a Time

Take time for yourself in the safe setting during a weekend retreat to develop a sense of freedom and renewed energy, allowing more joy and possibility into your partnerships with others.

When: Friday, March 9, 2012, 7:30 p.m.

Where: La Casa de Maria, 800 El Bosque Rd., Montecito, CA

Cost: $225 - $325

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Workshops


As the years go by, many of us develop a history of incomplete relationships and unfulfilled expectations. As these experiences accumulate over a lifetime, our commitments in life become conditional - we block the flow of love. We are guarded. How can you learn to forgive and let go of old thoughts and judgments about others, thereby freeing yourself to love fully?

Forgiveness is an eternal spiritual practice, desperately needed in an age of polarization. Come experience this empowering approach to forgiveness, based on the belief that the grudges we carry are created by our minds, so we need our hearts as well as our thoughts to make a difference and live with integrity.

10 Continuing Education credits available for LCSW and MFT

Retreat Leadership
Julie Bowden, MS, will be using a powerful approach to forgiveness that is based on a method developed by Dr. Maria Nemeth. This method can be used to heal any relationship, past or present.

Bowden is an internationally recognized authority in the area of childhood trauma and co-dependency. She is a founding board member of the National Association for Children of Alcoholics. Bowden co authored the classic: Recovery, A Guide for Adult Children of Alcoholics and Genesis: Spirituality in Recovery from Childhood Trauma. She is a Marriage, Family, Child Therapist with a private practice in Santa Barbara. A small number of single rooms available for a $75 supplement.

March 9 - 11
Frday, 7:30 pm to Sunday, 1:00 pm

Residential Fee: $325.00
Commuter Fee: $225.00

Phone: 805-969-5031

Event posted March 7, 2012
Last updated March 7, 2012


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