Art Presence - InnerHarmony

Art Presence - InnerHarmony

TheArtOfPresence4th AnnualH e a l t h c a r e R e n e w a l R e t r e a tin Assisi, ItalyJune 20-26, 2009

How are you integratingyour inner callinginto your professional life?an Invitation toPhysiciansNursesChaplainsTherapistsSocial WorkersHealth PractitionersMonastery San DamianoAssisi, Italy

Make me an instrument of Your Peace.-Francis of AssisiIntentionThis interdisciplinary retreat is designed for physicians, nurses,chaplains and other health professionals wishing to deepen theirsense of connection and meaning, regardless of faith tradition.Tranquil SettingRe-ignite your original call to service in a city built of prayer.A Franciscan convent in the heart of Assisi provides a sanctuaryand place of reflection, including a private garden overlookingthe Basilica di Francesco. The life of St. Francis and St. Clareoffers a spiritual and historical presencewhile providing a cogent metaphor for your own journey.Experienced GuidesBe engaged in a contemplative week of personal andprofessional renewal with reknowned healthcareclinician / educator Christina Puchalski, MD,musical artist / educator Michael Stillwater,contemplative psychotherapist Doris Laesser Stillwater,and spiritual director / educator Edward O’Donnell,together with professional peers from America and elsewhere.Give yourself the gift of inner nourishment,deepening your understanding of spiritual carewhile learning practical tools for integratingspirituality into your daily worklife.- Responses fromRetreat Participants“Grace, beauty and blessingsaffirmingmy spiritualitywhile addressing issues ofintegration in my practice.”“Thank you for anaffirming, empowering,restorative experience!”“As I renew myselfI am better ableto connect with myprofessional lifeholistically.”Program includes:silence and sharingcontemplative practicesvisits to sites of spiritual depthmusic and experiential exercisespractical and integrativetools for spiritual care“The retreat greatlyencouraged meon the path ofintegrating spiritualityin my work.”

Skilled integrators of spirit, heart, mind and body,the retreat leaders draw from their medical,psychological, spiritual and artistic backgrounds.Companion ArtsThis Art of Presence Retreat is presented by:George Washington Institutefor Spirituality and Arts,providers of Care for the Journey:Sustaining the Heart of Healthcare.www.companionarts.orgRetreat administration throughInner Harmony.comTo Register:• Tuition: $995 plus food and lodging• Double occupancy & meals; appx $400• Single room & meals; appx $450, as available.• Retreat begins 7 PM on Saturday, June 20• Retreat ends with lunch on friday, June 26• Air/ground transportation not included.• $250 deposit holds space; Visa/MC OK• Full payment of tuition by March 20, 2009• Lodging & meals paid on site• Deposit fully refundable before Jan. 1, 2009• Deposit 50% refundable before Feb. 1, 2009• Deposit nonrefundable after March 1, 2009• Attendance is limited; please respond ASAPClinician and EducatorFounder/Director,George Washington Institutefor Spirituality and Health(GWISH) Author/Editor,A Time for Listening and CaringMusical Artist and EducatorCo-Founder/Director,Companion ArtsCo-Author, Graceful Passages:A Companion for Living and DyingCo-Producer, Care for the JourneyDoris draws from 35 yearsof spiritual training, retreatleadership, and clinical practiceas a contemplative psychologist,supporting people in transitionusing an authentic, intuitive andenergetic approach.Spiritual Director and EducatorEditor of Spiritual Life magazine;Email to info@innerharmony.comEdward brings a depth of wisdomMail check deposit or full registration to: and appreciation for integrating aInner Harmonyfaith-based life in healthcare.3P Monroe Parkway #231, Lake Oswego, OR 97035or call in credit card info to: (415) 884-4483www.innerharmony.comChristina Puchalski, MDMichael StillwaterDoris Laesser StillwaterEdward O’Donnell

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