"One of the best transformative relational workshops I have ever experienced is Family Constellations with Nick Werber" - Pamela M.

Are you someone who senses that your connection to your family of origin or the experiences you went through in childhood are affecting close relationships, your career, or your mental or physical wellbeing? Do you feel you carry a pit of shame or unworthiness that makes it hard to fit in or assert yourself with others? Were there secrets or infidelity in your family and do these dynamics continue to appear in your life today? Or, does it feel like you’re carrying around an inner-child that is easily triggered in relationships and never feels truly safe?

These are just a few signs that issues that began in your family of origin are playing out in your life today.

Healing With Family Constellations

Much like world history, when you don't fully grasp the significance of your own personal history, you're more likely to repeat it

Using Family Constellations, a wholly unique and remarkable healing modality, this retreat will help you uncover and process how seemingly personal struggles are often not so simple. Instead, challenges like anxiety, depression, trauma, illness and others can be perpetuated by events that occurred in not only your upbringing, but in your parents' upbringing, your grandparents' upbringing, or other areas of your family tree.

Family Constellations offers a new way to transmute the many ways family history can perpetuate feelings of unworthiness, anger, shame, relationship issues, and even various issues with money.

Simply put, this work goes deep. And although we won’t waste time getting to the core of what you want to work on, the group process comes with plenty of laughter and fun along the way. Expect to make new friends.

A longer explanation of Family Constellations can be read here. And for those who want to dive deeper, Psychology Networker has a great article that speaks to the approach and it’s history.

This Retreat Is Right For You If…

  • You’re aware that dynamics you witnessed with your family of origin are showing up in your relationships in a painful or undesirable way

  • You’re someone who wants to experience a healing retreat that is unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before

  • You’re looking for a reason to get away, be in nature, and feel deeply restored by a weekend getaway

  • You want to show up as your authentic self and make new friends in a safe and supportive environment

Through This Healing Process, Participants Have Experienced:

  • An end to feeling hopelessly stuck in old patterns of being or thinking

  • Lasting improvements in the quality of connection with their family of origin, significant other and/or children

  • Improved health and a reduction of the symptoms of chronic illness

  • Connecting with a deeper sense of purpose, reinventing how they contribute and exist in the world

  • Experiencing clarity around how to best support struggling family members or children

  • An increase in the vitality and energy they bring to life

  • And more...

What Are Family Constellations Exactly?

Family Constellations are an eyes-open, experiential approach, in which fellow participants will be asked to stand and represent relevant aspects of your life. Depending on the issue you’re experiencing, representatives may be chosen for specific family members, your partner, a boss, an ex, or other people that relate to your intention. As these individuals stand in representation, they will be gently guided to tap into an awareness that allows them to become a mirror that reflects back the dynamics you’re exploring.

At first, the accuracy of these maps or constellations may be surprising. But as we progress through the weekend, we’ll go beyond creating visual representations of your experience and move towards how you can free yourself from the barriers that are preventing you from connecting with your goals.

Want To Speak to Someone Directly About It?

You’re in luck, you can schedule a free 30-minute phone call by clicking the button below and following the prompts to make time. If for some reason you can’t find a time that works, you can email nick (at) theinstitute.org and Nick will follow up to find a time.

Program Overview

Date & Time

August 16th - 18th, 2019 | Hurley, NY
Arrival / Registration:
6:30pm - 7:30pm on Friday
Departure: 3:00pm on Sunday
Important: All attendees must arrive by 7:30pm on Friday

Total Weekend Exchange

The total exchange for this program which includes your lodging and all meals is $550
To confirm: Dinner is served the night you arrive and breakfast and lunch are included on the final day (along with snacks and meals on Saturday)

About Nick Werber


Nick Werber is a healer and coach specializing in individual, family and inherited trauma, mindfulness, applied neuroscience and energy work. His entry into the healing arts started with Focalizing, a life changing mind-body approach to trauma resolution. Today, he is a leading practitioner and trainer of Focalizing and is a sought after facilitator in NYC and abroad.

Nearly five years into his work as a trauma healer, a mixture of intuition and serendipity moved him to work with several world renowned facilitators of Systemic Family Constellations including Suzi Tucker, Dan Cohen and Emily Blefeld. Inspired by the incredible outcomes he was witnessing in himself and his clients, Nick dedicated himself to this practice and soon became one of the most active Family Constellations facilitators in the Northeast.

Nick has been a featured on the My Wellbeing Therapy Network, Thrive Global, The Embody Podcast, Radio Free Brooklyn, and City Wellness Collective Healer’s Network. Nick’s greatest strength is in the sacred space he holds for healing. Those who work with him are given the gentle support they need to allow the deepest aspects of their being to shine.