Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being
Events

At the Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being, we are committed to providing programs that promote the healing of body, mind, and spirit. As part of this initiative, we are pleased to offer a variety of learning opportunities
to help you cultivate a deeper, calmer, and more fulfilling life.

All of these seminars, workshops, and drop-in sessions take place in the Boyle Conference Room on the third floor of the Fourth Presbyterian Church Parish House (126 E. Chestnut St.) unless otherwise noted.

Register for an event: 312.787.8425

Attend the 2017 Gala of Hope and support the work
the Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being!
Friday, February 24 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago
Tickets available now online.


Meditation: Sacred Pause and Tuesdays at Replogle
“Caring for the Caregiver” Seminar
Grief Group | Premarital Seminar | Save the Date

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“Caring for the Caregiver” Seminar

   Mondays, February 27–March 20 
   1:00–3:00 p.m. 
   Register online here
   Please note that this series is limited to 28 participants.

Joint event with the Center for Life and Learning and Pastoral Care at Fourth Presbyterian Church

Do you know anyone caring for a family member or friend who is chronically ill, disabled, or has dementia? Care-giving takes many shapes and forms in today’s society and can be stress-inducing for the caregiver.

The Center for Life and Learning, the Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being, and the Fourth Church Pastoral Care are teaming up to offer a four-week seminar on how caregivers can care for themselves during these difficult times. Each week a professional will discuss topics such as long-distance care-giving, care-giving strategies for success and redirecting difficult behaviors, family involvement, and end-of-life issues. The goal of this seminar is to offer spiritual and personal self-care tools and communication for the caregiver on their journey.

$30 registration fee

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Grief Support Group

When there are six or more individuals to form a group—
   Mondays, February 6 to March 13
   7:00–8:15 p.m.

   No charge, but preregistration is required

The Grief Support Group is professionally led by two experienced counselors--Maureen Garvey, L.C.P.C., and Mary Jo Hubick, L.C.P.C.—and offers support and education. It meets on Monday evenings for six consecutive weekly sessions and is offered—free of charge—approximately five times a year (based on interest, as a minimum of six people is needed to start a group).

For more information or to express interest in adding your name to the list for the next group, please call 312.787.8425.

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Premarital Seminar

The Premarital Seminar, which is offered five times a year, provides couples the opportunity to learn and practice some of the most important skills necessary to building a healthy marital relationship that will endure and grow.

The 2017 Premarital Saturday Seminars (a one-morning workshop) will be offered on the following Saturdays:

May 20
July 22
October 21

Space is limited; please sign up early. Plan to attend a Premarital Saturday Seminar at least four months before your wedding.

For more information, download a copy of our Premarital Seminar brochure or call the Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being at 312.787.8425.

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Composing Our Lives: A Journal Writing Workshop
with Carol LaChapelle

   Thursdays, May 4 to 25, 2017
   6:00-7:30 p.m.
   Boyle Conference Room
   Preregistration is required

Journal writing is generally understood as the personal, private writing we do to better express and understand ourselves. When we focus the writing, we can use it to make important decisions, record our stories, create goals, explore our spirituality, and manage the major transitions in our lives.

In this workshop, there is no direct reading from what people write. Instead, we talk about the process, the efficacy of personal writing, and the usefulness of different journal-writing techniques. People will leave the workshop with specific tools and guidelines for maintaining a regular journal-writing practice

Our instructor, Carol LaChapelle, is a writer, teacher, and the author of Finding Your Voice, Telling Your Stories. She has taught writing and journal writing workshops for twenty-five years in a variety of adult education venues and for professional audiences--including teachers, clergy, and therapists. 

Workshop limited to 15 participants
Cost: $250
Register online here or call the Replogle Center at 312.787.8425 

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