Coping with Anniversaries 
and Special Occasions

Wednesday, 1 December 2021 at 7.00pm AEDT

Are you struggling to cope with birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions?


Are you unsure how best to support family members on these significant dates?


In this live, online information session I'm partnering with Nathan MacArthur from Sydney Grief Counselling Services, to answer your questions. We discuss key ideas and challenges, and provide practical strategies to cope with special dates and social gatherings.



  • the unique challenges associated with different occasions (e.g. Christmas and birthdays)

  • the impacts of the anniversary of a death or disappearance

  • ideas for marking special occasions

  • managing the different needs of family members, including supporting children


  • people experiencing grief

  • anyone supporting someone who is grieving

We will discuss a range of topics including:

There will be a live question and answer session.

This session is suitable for:

Will people be able to see me?

These sessions take place online using a program called 'Zoom'. You are welcome to attend the session with your webcam and microphone switched off. Questions can be asked using the 'Chat' function, which allows you type messages. You will be able to see and hear the presentation and remain completely anonymous if you wish.


Can family and friends watch the session with me?

You are welcome to watch this session with as many members of your household as you would like. You do NOT have to buy additional tickets for each person watching on the same device. Feel welcome to invite friends or family who don't live with you to register for their own ticket.


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How much does it cost?

We offer this event for the fair price of A$27.00. A recording will be available for 30 days to anyone who has purchased a ticket. 


If you are experiencing financial hardship and cannot afford to pay for this session, email


People who attended previous sessions said:


"I really enjoyed the session, it was my first time attending one of these, and I did come out with good suggestions for young people or as a family on rituals, new traditions, ideas on how to remember their dad. Thank you!"

"Both presenters were clear, organized and informative. I will definitely be tuning in again for your sessions"

"Your presentations styles are warm and you convey your expertise in a very empathic way."

"The flow of the presentation felt very natural. Grief is a huge topic to cover and the way that it was broken down made it feel digestible and understandable. The session was very informative and my wife and I found it useful and beneficial."