Interested in registering for one of my workshops this year?  In collaboration with various hosting institutions, associations or local organizers, I'm offering experiential training in grief therapy suitable for a range of professionals, including social workers, psychologists, counselors, psychotherapists, chaplains, nurses and more, in a number of cities in the United States and abroad.  Simply contact the local organizers or navigate to their web sites for more information.




February 20-21, Singapore 

Two-day Master Class in Grief Therapy:  Intervening in Meaning.  In-depth training in advanced strategies for working with visualization, chair work, immunity to change, and more.  For more information and registration, click here.


February 24-25, Hong Kong
Two-day workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, write Candy Fong <candyhcf@hku.hk>.


March 24, Orlando, Florida
Day-long workshop on Grief Therapy as Brief Therapy:  A Clinician's Toolkit.   A trove of therapeutic tools to help the bereaved make sense of the loss, modulate tumultuous emotions, fit the loss into their larger life story, draw on the healing power of imagination and imagery, and reestablish a sense of secure attachment to the one they have loved and lost.  For more information, write Margie Grebin <margiegrebin@bellsouth.net>.


April 4-5, Portland, Oregon

Two-day Advanced Course:  Complicated Bereavement and Grief Therapy.  Covers contemporary models of bereavement, current diagnostic status of grief therapy, and case-based training in principles and practices of trauma-informed, as well as attachment-informed approaches to grief therapy.  For more information and to register, click here.


April 26, Phoenix, Arizona

Day long workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy, with particular emphasis on trauma-informed strategies for working with those bereaved by suicide and and other forms of violent death, such as restorative retelling, use of expressive arts methods to promote externalization of the event narrative, position work to facilitate healing imaginal dialogues with the deceased, and more.  For more information, write Nicole Greenough <ngreenough@suicidology.org>.


May 3, Westport, Massachusetts and May 4, Portland, Maine

Day-long workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, write Cheryl Quintal <Cheryl.Quintal@Dignitymemorial.com>


May 12, London, Ontario, Canada
Day-long workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, write Darcy Harris <Darcy.Harris@uwo.ca>


May 26-27, Santiago, Chile
Two-day workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, write Carla Antonia Ugarte Pérez <carla.ugarte@uss.cl> [Nota:  Este seminario esta en español]


June 15-16, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Two-day workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, write Lobsang Galak <lgalak@ucalgary.ca>


June 28, Hamburg, Germany
Day-long workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, click here.  [Note:  Workshop is presented in English, with consecutive translation to German.]


July 1-2, Bonn, Germany
Two-day workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, click here. [Note:  Workshop is presented in English, with consecutive translation to German.]


July 12, Lisbon, Portugal

Day-long workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, click here.


July 31-August 1, Melbourne; August 4-5, Brisbane; August 7-8, Sydney, Australia
Two-day Master Class in Grief Therapy:  Intervening in Meaning.  In-depth training in advanced strategies for working with visualization, chair work, immunity to change, and more.  For more information and registration, click here.


August 2, Melbourne; August 9, Sydney, Australia

Full day workshop Grief and Loss:  What Supervisors Need to Know.  Specialized training in Questioning Our Questions and Visual Supervision techniques, interspersed with live supervision of actual cases.  For more information and registration, click here.


September 14-15, Culemborg, Netherlands

Two-day Congress on Professional Accompaniment in Life Transitions, with a Master Class workshop by Robert A. Neimeyer.  Explores multiple models of mourning and adapting to life transitions in the workplace and family. Presenters include Jakob van Wielink, Denise van Geelen-Merks, and Riet Fiddelaers-Jaspers, with mini-workshops by Neimeyer on Visual Supervision, Chapters of Our Lives, Virtual Dream Stories and the Career Construction Interview.  For more information and registration, click here.  [Note:  Presentations in English and Dutch, without translation.]


September 29, Lexington, North Carolina

Day-long workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, write Rhonda Davis <mailto:rdavis@hospiceofdavidson.org>


November 16-17, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Two-day workshop on Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved.  Strategies for helping clients process and integrate the event story of the death and to access and reconnect to a healing back story of their life with their loved one.  For more information and registration, writeKen Ralph <ken@jkseminars.com>

2017 Workshops