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Join us for an unparalleled self-development experience in beautiful Tuscany

Awakening the Authentic Self
September 29 – October 2, 2016.
Magliano, Tuscany
with Valerie Simon and Claudia Palmira

The 2016 Restart Retreat – Awakening the Authentic Self – is a four-day long retreat designed to unblock you where you are stuck and provide a safe healing space to let go of old patterns and ideas.

Using creative arts therapy techniques – psychodrama in particular –  you will be gently guided to become aware of and release self-damaging cycles – including codependent behavior, negative self-talk and self-sabotaging habits.

The experience will take place in an 18th-century stone farmhouse atop a gorgeous hillside in Magliano, Italy, which is in the the coastal region of Tuscany. All meals will be homemade with all-natural ingredients. A large outdoor space, pool and local trails provide relaxation and decompression during the retreat. Both private and shared rooms are available. Day care for children will also be an option for single parents and couples on the retreat.

This is the first psychodramatic retreat in Southern Europe in the spirit of the Caron Foundation Breakthrough and Onsite retreats in the U.S.

Free your true self and authentically begin a new phase of your life.


We can promise that this experience will positively impact your life based on the success of the therapeutic techniques that we incorporated in the design of this experience. The more you put into this weekend, the more you will experience a change in your life.


The retreat takes place in an 18th-century farmhouse amid acres of olive groves and farmlands atop a tall hill with breathtaking views of the Tuscan countryside. On clear days, even the famed coast of Argentario is visible in the distance. A large lawn, nearby walking trails and an outdoor pool provide true relaxation immersed in nature – a magical setting.


An onsite cook who prepares daily homemade meals for our participants. The ingredients are locally-sourced from the surrounding Tuscan farm areas. The farm itself produces its own olive oil, jams and honey. We provide gluten-free and vegetarian/vegan options. All meals are included in the price of the weekend.

Awakening the Authentic Self
September 29 – October 2, 2016
Thursday evening – Sunday midday
Magliano, Tuscany (IT)

Ask about our Payment Plans • Book before August 30, 2016 for the best rates • Retreat limited to 16 participants

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