August 25 – 31, 2018
October 27 – 31, 2018

Hotel Villa Serena Las Galeras
Samaná, Dominican Republic

Spouses/partners/family welcome.


Led and facilitated by Bill Dennis, M.Ed and Natasha Despotovic, C.C.H



Support yourself with practical tools.

Work on yourself and your work with an experience of community, nature and physical connection.

Take time to let go of old patterns of reacting to stress

Meditate, draw, contemplate, move and be still.

Share, or not.

Take nature walks

Generate growth and resilience

Focus on well-being

Effective and strategic leadership skills

Methods for business plans and visioning

Interdisciplinary approaches to Time management

Work/Life balance as a natural & continuous state

Complementary and strategic partnerships

The other side of stress is ‘compassion fatigue’ resulting in hopelessness and despair in instead of a feeling of happiness in the accomplishment of helping others.

Therapists can be very prone to ‘compassion fatigue’ because they are trained in the use of empathy and compassion.


Bill Dennis, M. Ed.  Facilitates Interdisciplinary groups of independent clinics wanting to form Collaborative teams.   He founded Metro Collaborative and Practice Success after many major projects in integrative healthcare as well as Intensive Internships.   He practiced psychotherapy at The Center for Holistic Medicine in NYC and has facilitated and taught collaborative healthcare to dentists, physicians, and therapists in his private practice.  His publications, honors, projects, charities, positions, endorsements and testimonials from clients:


Natasha Despotovic is an executive director of an NGO in DC and New York and a successful homeopath.  She built Villa Serena 26 years ago.   She balances these three major, successful projects with grace and skill.   In her work, she integrates all classical and contemporary methods and approaches that have been proven successful and beneficial.   As a certified yoga teacher and a homeopath, she treats acute and chronic ailments, physical issues as well as mental challenges and emotional trauma: from injuries, aches, and pains, inflammatory and infectious diseases, to chronic conditions, addictions, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues.