August 1st ~ Rituals of Pregnancy Loss in the age of Covid-19

Join Amy for a 90-minute live conversation and Q&A focusing on how bereaved parents, mental health professionals, and birth/death doulas can adapt rituals of pregnancy and/or infant loss in the age of Covid-19. Given the profound implications of the global pandemic on rituals of mourning, this is a personal and professional development course not to miss. Learn more and sign up today.

Beginning September 7th ~ Pregnancy Loss Group Facilitator Training with clinical psychologist Melissa Ming Foynes, PhD

Become certified to lead pregnancy loss groups either online or in person. Join Amy and Melissa for a 4-part, in-depth, inspiring, innovative, and research based training open to all graduates of the Institute’s Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss training (either in-person or online), mental health professionals, and all who are currently leading pregnancy loss support groups. Learn more and sign up today. 

ONGOING online offerings during the Covid-19 pandemic:

Educator Self-Care and Compassion ~ This innovative, experiential, and transformative course is open to all educators/administrators of public, private, charter, and hybrid school models. Homeschooling parents are welcome, too. Donation-based and self-paced. Learn more and sign up today. 

Rituals of Loss ~ All proceeds from this donation-based, pre-recorded hour-long ritual led by Amy ~ open to all faiths/perspectives ~ are donated to Doctors without Borders.  Learn more and sign up today.

What is Codependency? ~ Listen to Amy’s pre-recorded, self paced 90-minute lecture/webinar on codependency. Far too many care providers struggle in their intimate and/or work relationships with codependent patterns. Learn the difference between codependency and empathy. Learn more and sign up today.

Are you grieving? Are you experiencing significant life transitions? Amy joins the Holding Space Consultants to offer one-on-one 50-minute confidential consultations to support you through grief and life transitions. Set up time to process the pandemic, deepen your meditation, prayer, and/or spiritual practice. Learn more about what it means to hold space, integrate grief and/or reflect with on your vocational, professional, and/or personal directions, visions, and goals. Learn more and sign up today.

Every month, Amy offers an Institute Webinar for members of the Institute. Amy interviews creative/compassionate
leaders, practitioners, and pioneers with regard to deepening our understanding of how  birth, breath, and death. Visit the Institute homepage for information on each month’s current membership webinar.

Every week Amy offers a Holding Space + Covid 19 webinar. Amy provides 45-minutes of meditations, reflections, and interviews focusing on how we can best nourish practices of social justice, mindfulness, compassion, and preparedness given the global pandemic of Covid-19. Strengthen your courage, resilience, awareness, health, and compassion during this time of global uncertainty and struggle. We can contain with kindness. We can hold space during this time. Learn more here.

Every Sunday, Amy offers a Religious Education class for UU children at 11:30am and at 12pm EST. This class is open to all UU families and all who find themselves in alignment with UU beliefs/principles. Amy also creates UU Parent Support videos, which can be found here.




We are all called to do our part to contain the spread of Covid-19.
The Holding Space + Covid-19 Circle of Care is open to all and funded by donation.

Institute members continue to benefit from monthly member-only webinars and discounts ~ especially with regard to one-on-one consultations.

As we practice sanctuary-at-home ~ all pre-recorded, self-paced Institute courses are are available for $100 per course.

Now more than ever the Institute’s work stands out as supportive and innovative.
Our work offers a healing balm in troubled times.