Programs

Upcoming Retreats offered by The Sophia Institute in Charleston, South Carolina. 

We are pleased to announce that CEU certificates will be available upon request for all applicable Sophia Institute retreats, special events, and workshops going forward from the SC Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists licensing board.  Please see individual registration pages for more information.

Retreats

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Tears to Triumph

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Event dates
Apr 29, 2017

With so many feeling the understandable stress of the times in which we live, it’s valid to ask how any of us can be happy in the midst of it all.

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The Way Under the Way- The Place of True Meeting

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Event dates
May 19, 2017 to May 21, 2017

This weekend retreat celebrates the publication of Mark Nepo’s latest book of poetry The Way Under the Way, which gathers 217 poems retrieved and shaped over the past twenty years.

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Becoming Fearless: Feeling Safe within Yourself and in the World

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Event dates
Jun 23, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017

Becoming fearless. Does that sound like an insurmountable task or what?  Actually, attending to our fears is the greatest piece of work we can ever undertake in our lifetime. It leads us to our joy, which is the conscious remembrance of who we are as a spiritual being. And it’s do-able.

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Mindful Advocacy for Personal and Community Resilience

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Event dates
Jul 21, 2017 to Jul 22, 2017

Mindful Advocacy is a real-world, socially engaged contemplative way of being and doing that transforms suffering into joyous, compassionate action. Resilience Inquiry is a systematic approach to stopping or avoiding harm or adapting to inevitable change.