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Best-selling author Dr. Wolfelt reveals how to channel grief to embrace hope and healing.

After experiencing a loss, it is possible to go on—no matter how impossible it seems. During this free event, best-selling author Dr. Wolfelt will share how to integrate grief into your life, your living and your loving.
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Tending to Your Broken Heart When Someone Dies: Hope for Your Healing

Wednesday, September 8, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Dr. Alan Wolfelt is one of North America’s leading grief counselors and the author of many best-selling books about healing in grief. This compassionate program will acknowledge that loss is an unavoidable part of human life, but it doesn’t have to prevent you from living well. The content of this evening program is based on Dr. Wolfelt’s book, First Aid for Broken Hearts.

Among the content areas to be explored in this program are the following:
  •  Broken Hearts: A Broader Framework for Loss
  • Exploring the “Ripple Effect” of Grief: Loss of Self, Security, Meaning
  • Understanding the Value of Convalescence
  •  Distinguishing Grief from Mourning
  • The Unique Influences on Your Grief
  • Describing Potential Dimensions of  Your Response
  • Identifying the Six Central Needs of Mourning
  • Understanding Your Self-Care Essentials
  • Hope for Your Healing: Reconciliation versus Resolution


Best-selling author Dr. Wolfelt reveals how to care for those who suffer multiple losses.

One loss is hard enough. But when a person has to integrate multiple losses simultaneously, the grief experience has many special features that both need and deserve attention. Counselors, psychologists, social workers, chaplains, nurses, and other interested health care professionals are invited to attend this free, interactive workshop led by Dr. Alan Wolfelt—one of North America’s top grief experts.
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Understanding Grief Overload: Principles and Practices

Thursday, September 9, 2021
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Complimentary CE's will be available for attendees.

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