Welcome to Wild Blue Heron Center
(434) 295-0635

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Nature-based programs, transformative events, private and group session psychotherapy, courses, workshops, bodywork, and retreats

Nature-based programs

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Strengthening connections to nature

Transformative events

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Community building and healing

Ongoing Course: EARTH CIRCLE - Journey Through Nature

This course centers on an aspect of nature every two weeks. We will explore how this particular aspect of nature reflects Spirit's action in one's particular life journey. We will connect with the healing of Spirit, and the gift of Spirit's nature-based teachings of change, abundance, limits, and potential.


We will use imagination to enter the enchanted reality of real communion with Nature. We will explore our dreams which suggest a longing and perhaps even grief at one's distance from Wild Nature - our own wild nature, and that of Mother Earth.


Walking the trails along the river, ceremony, and arts and crafts projects will be incorporated into the process.


Limited to 8 participants. Non-denominational. $15 per session. NEW COURSES ARE ON-GOING. Earth Circle participants meet every other Sunday (6 sessions). Refreshments will be served. Interested participants: Contact Victoria Moore at (434) 295-0635 to register.

Wisdom Circles

WISDOM CIRCLES, a monthly open gathering (first Sundays)

Participants are invited to share ideas and discuss issues of concern in an inclusive, compassionate, life-affirming community. This resilient community creates hopeful possibilities arising through our collaboration and reciprocity with others.


NOV 3rd Guest Speaker: TBA

(No event Sept/Oct)



Please come and enjoy this free event!

DATE: Sunday, NOV 3rd 

TIME: 3 PM

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WINTER SOLSTICE EVENT

Please attend the Ceremony and Celebration!


WINTER SOLSTICE EVENT 

Ceremony and Celebration

Sunday, DECEMBER 22, 2019 

4:00 - 6:00 PM


Please arrive by 4:00. Following the ceremony we will share a covered dish style meal.

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Ongoing Psychotherapy Groups

Group Open Enrollment

1. Post-Traumatic Stress 

    Adult Group

     Children/Adolescent Group

2. Grief, Loss, and Healing

    Adult Group

    Children/Adolescent Group


In our groups we will emphasize storytelling--sharing stories of lives and losses, learning from each other, sharing the pain of another's heart, and the inspiration from each other's epiphanies. We create a comforting secure mode through our common humanity. Everywhere, everyone gravitates to a shared secure space.


All groups will be held here at Wild Blue Heron Center, overlooking the Hardware River; 15 miles from Charlottesville, 11 miles from Scottsville, and 5 miles from Crossroads Store Rt. 29 South on historic Plank Road.


The facilitator will be Victoria Moore, LPC. Ms. Moore has facilitated hundreds of psychotherapy groups over the course of her career.


Call for details and registration.

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Course Open Enrollment

"THRIVING IN YOUR THIRD ACT: Women Finding Fire and Fulfillment After 50"

The life experiences you've navigated, the paths you've pioneered, the work you've done in the world, is only the beginning - a launch pad into an inspiring "third act", where you give and receive in equal parts, enriching the lives of others and making a difference in everything you do. You will be inspired to walk freshly in new ways, both for yourself and for others.


"GRIEF, LOSS, AND AUTHENTICITY"

You will explore the interwoven bond between grief and gratitude, sorrow, and intimacy. The use of art, poetry, and writing will expand your connections and understandings. You will also create tactile forms of honoring your ancestors and loved ones. These tools, as well as ceremony, will aid in the transformation of grief, allowing you to live and love more fully.


"THE ELDER/SAGE as TRANSFORMER of SELF and SOCIETY"

As you  embrace a future filled with exciting new opportunities for personal growth, you will become a sage, an active and responsible elder, whose efforts help heal the family, the community, and the planet. A sage is the important role of wisdom keeper and guide - the crowning achievement of a lifetime. A time of life embraced with dignity, grace, wisdom, and unlimited generativity.


"STORYTELLING and MYTHOLOGY"

You will learn to fully own your own stories as you move into your present and future with courage and authenticity. You will be invited to open the covers of your life, to find the marvels inside. You will explore your life as an ongoing narrative, discovering the personal mythologies unconsciously lived, break free of them, and consciously create your own personal future. You will become artful in the way of the inner landscape, learning to help yourself and others reach expanded potential through your ideas, aspirations, and wishes. You will connect more deeply with yourself and others, getting to the core of who you are, embracing yourself, and trusting in your wholeness.



Each course will consist of six sessions. Each session will last 90 minutes. The number of participants per class will be capped at 12. The fee is $15 per course session. Walking the trails and the river, as well as art, poetry, writing, and ceremony will be incorporated in the process. Refreshments will be served.


Before the beginning of a course, a recommended, but not required, book list will be sent to enrolled participants. Hand-outs will be provided at course meetings.


Call for details and registration.

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Victoria A. Moore, LPC - Founder and Executive Director


Psychotherapist; Psychological and Educational Consultant;

Health and Wellness Counselor for Ubiquity University;

Certified Eco-Spiritual Mentor


By appointment only

Wild Blue Heron Center

4645 Diggs Mill Ln, North Garden, Virginia 22959, United States

(434) 295-0635