About the Program
A 6-week course that will highlight the concept of resilience which is the learned capacity to cope with the adversity of winter. We will discuss lifestyle choices that support resilience in addition to learning from the natural world and other cultures on ways to embrace cold and dark days while orienting toward light and life.
Session 1 Introduction to Embracing Winter: lifestyle choices that
support resilience & introduction to Hygge
Session 2 Lessons from the natural world on wintering well
Session 3 Role of presence-practice in the wintertime
Session 4 Lessons from World Cultures on embracing winter
Session 5 Practices to improve social and emotional well-being for the year-to-come
Session 6 Managing the cold, the dark and the quiet of the season
Heidi Schreiber-Pan, Ph.D. LCPC
Heidi Schreiber-Pan, Ph.D., LCPC, is a successful psychotherapist, the Executive Director of Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative and founder of Center for Nature Informed Therapy, a sought-after international speaker and trainer. She is also the author of the popular book Taming the Anxious Mind – A Guidebook to Relieve Stress & Anxiety.
Anne Contee, LCPC has completed her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Loyola University’s, along with her Master's in Business from Bowie State University. She provides professional counseling services, integrating a holistic approach which emphasizes the connection of mind, body, and spirit.