Grieving after an Anticipated Death 

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 at 7.00pm (AEST)

Are you wondering if what you're thinking or feeling is normal?

 

Do you want to learn strategies to help understand and manage your grief?

 

Are you supporting someone who is grieving? 

In this online information session I'm partnering with Nathan MacArthur from Sydney Grief Counselling Services, to discuss key ideas and challenges following an anticipated death. We also provide useful strategies to cope.

 

 

 

  • people experiencing grief and bereavement following a death which may have been expected

  • anyone supporting someone who is grieving after anticipated death 

In this session we discuss:

  • the unique challenges experienced after a death which may have been anticipated (e.g. following an illness)

  • anticipatory grief and cumulative loss

  • managing guilt, blame and anger 

  • the impacts of trauma

  • strategies to cope in the first few months and in the years to come

We will end with a live question and answer session.

This session is suitable for:

People who attended previous sessions said:

"The subject of grief is not something that's widely taught or spoken about. I can't believe how much I learnt in that one session alone."

"It was so well structured, and the presenters so empathetic. I feel it covered my feelings since my son died."

"I viewed your last grief session, and found it to be so warm, and comforting really. Nothing takes the pain away really, but listening to you was like you knew what journey I would be on."

How much does it cost?

Tickets for this 90-minute session are A$37.00 each.

 

If you are experiencing financial hardship and cannot afford to pay for this session, email wendy@thesession.com.au

Will other 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 to.

 

 

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 who's watching on the same device. Please feel welcome to forward this email to friends or family who don't live with you so they can register for their own ticket.

This Grief Information Session will take place on Wednesday, 5 May at 7pm (AEST).

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