Half an hour’s meditation each day is essential, except when you are busy. Then a full hour is needed.

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Got a Griever in Your Office?

$195.00

Grief is one of the top 3 reasons that people come to therapy. In grad school, many therapists did not have a separate course on how to address grief with our clients. Yet, unresolved grief from significant losses (not exclusive to the death of a loved one) is often underlying the depressive and anxiety symptoms that lead clients to our offices.

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Grief is one of the top 3 reasons that people come to therapy. In grad school, many therapists did not have a separate course on how to address grief with our clients. Yet, unresolved grief from significant losses (not exclusive to the death of a loved one) is often underlying the depressive and anxiety symptoms that lead clients to our offices.

In the morning session we will be covering:

  1. The Biggest Mistakes Therapists Make When Their Client has had a Major Loss … and how to avoid them.
  2. Definitions of Grief, Grief Theory and Losses
  3. Symptoms of Grief

In the afternoon session we will be covering:

  1. Top 10 questions to ask clients when they’ve experienced a significant loss
  2. How to address grief from the first session
  3. How to help your clients with preparing for significant holidays/anniversaries without their loved one.

At the end of this workshop, students will be able to:

  1. Identify at least 3 theoretical orientations re grief.
  2. Identify at least 5 symptoms that indicate unresolved grief.
  3. Identify at least 3 ways to address grief directly with clients in the office.
  4. Identify 10 questions to use in session with a grief client.
  5. Identify strategies for dealing with clients’ holiday and anniversary reactions.