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The Briarcliffe Inn offers the perfect space for small group workshops, training events and
retreats. Rates vary depending on the season, number of participants, day use or overnight 
stays, and amenities required. Contact us to discuss the needs of your group and arrange a 

Upcoming Workshops at The Briarcliffe Inn

Carrie Caunce, BA, BSW, MSW has over 25 years of training and professional experience 
working with people. In addition, she has a wealth of personal skills from homeschooling her 
two children and living abroad for 14 years (first in Tel Aviv, Israel then Brussels, Belgium and 
finally in London, England). She is pleased to offer the following courses:

"Women's Wellness" (Full Day)

Phase One 
Super Woman! Expectations of women in society and what we expect of ourselves.
Body Image: Accepting Me
The Physical You: Nutrition, Exercise & Your Changing Body

Phase Two
Sad, Mad, Glad: Understanding and Expressing Emotions
I get so mad when… !!! Managing your anger effectively
Busy! Busy! Busy! How to manage your time and not get overwhelmed.

Phase Three
Healthy and Unhealthy Habits
The Spiritual You: Finding Inspiration Everyday
Creating Happiness in Your Life

*Introductory Price of $15.00 per workshop (10% off when registering for all 3 workshops)

Workshop Dates
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Coffee/Tea provided; Bring your own lunch

Phase One
Thursday September 24, 2015
Thursday January 21, 2016
Thursday April 20, 2016

Phase Two
Thursday October 22, 2015
Thursday February 18, 2016
Thursday May 18, 2016

Phase Three
Thursday November 26, 2015
Thursday March 17, 2016
Thursday June 16, 2016

Couples Retreat (Full Day)

Would you like to spend a day with your partner free from the stresses of parenting, careers & housekeeping in relaxing, quiet surroundings? Come to our “Couples Retreat” and participate in fun activities centered around the topics of trust, emotions, communication and happiness. During the day you will engage in creative experiences where you will need to work as a team, where you will develop a project together, and where you will laugh, perhaps cry and hopefully hold hands.
*Please note that this is not a counselling or therapeutic workshop. Referrals to appropriate therapists can be made. 

*Introductory Price of $30.00 per couple

Workshop Dates
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Coffee/Tea provided; Bring your own lunch or Buffet Lunch available for $8.99/person

Saturday October 17, 2015
Saturday November 21, 2015
Saturday February 20, 2016
Saturday March 12, 2016
Saturday April 16, 2016

Write Your Own Life Story (Full Day)

This workshop helps you to explore your life through new viewpoints and perspectives. Topics discussed include: Why write your life story, Finding your Inspiration, Being Creative, Stumbling Blocks & Difficult Areas. At the end of the day you will have the tools to create a project that can be passed down to your children and grandchildren.

*Introductory Price of $10.00 

Workshop Dates
Coffee/Tea provided; Bring your own lunch

Wednesday October 14, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
Saturday November 7, 2015 (9:30 am – 3:30 pm)
Wednesday December 2, 2015 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
Saturday February 6, 2016 (9:30 am – 3:30 pm)
Wednesday March 9, 2016 (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)

Creative Parenting Ideas & Projects for the Primary Years 
(Half Day – Tuesday Mornings)

This workshop is a collaborative sharing of ideas and strategies to engage your child and encourage their learning and skill development. Each morning will have a general theme around which there will be an activity, discussion and project. There will also be time for the sharing of particular parenting struggles to which you would like some group feedback. Themes will come from participant suggestion and may include: Talking to my child about sensitive topics, How to parent when I am stressed & exhausted, Bullying, Should I limit technology time, Sibling Rivalry, Creating a positive relationship with my child’s teacher and much more!

*Introductory Price of $5.00 per workshop

Workshop Dates
Tuesdays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Beginning on October 20 and running until December 8, 2015.
Resuming on January 12 and running until March 15, 2016.

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