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Grief In the Wild

Let nature and spirituality help heal from loss

"I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.

I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day-blind stars
waiting with their light.

For a time
I rest in the grace of the world, and am free."

- Wedell Berry

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Grief In the Wild

A Nature Day Retreat for Grief & Loss

Greif in the Wild is a nature day retreat that is held around Towson, Owings Mill, or Parkton area nature settings.  Led by certified nature informed therapists, it allows for a safe space where people can gain tools to cope with the pain of loss. We'll explore resources to call upon when feelings of grief seem overwhelming. This day retreat will provide a place to connect with others and the natural world. This unique retreat is a way for nature to provide the deepest peace and solace for people on the grief journey. The day retreat is open to anyone experiencing loss, including the death of a loved one, loss of a job, divorce, loss of a pet, and other types of loss. 

Grief can be extremely challenging and 
it's deeply personal

Let the healing start for those who experiencing

Death of a loved one

Death of a beloved pet

Divoce or loss of a relationship

Loss of a job or financial security,

Loss of health

Loss of long-held dream

Grief In the Wild
Retreat Leaders


Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan



Anne Contee



Phillip McKnight

Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher

2023 Retreat Details

Date: 04/04/2023

Cost: $125

Time: 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM


Irvine Nature Center

11201 Garrison Forest Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117

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"Spirituality and nature can play an important role in soothing symptoms of grief, including anxiety, stress, and depression. Studies have shown that even contemplating imagery of natural scenery can significantly lower stress hormone levels. Imagine what actually walking into Mother Nature’s embrace can do to your psyche at a time when you most need solace, peace, and quiet."

Jennifer Alan, Balanced Rock.

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