Services for Professionals 

Wendy offers Clinical Supervision, Webinars and Consulting services to professionals and organisations.

 

The next webinar is 'Theories and Techniques for Supporting People who are Grieving: An Introduction for Professionals' on Wednesday, 17 June at 6:30pm AEST. This session is run in partnership with Sydney Grief Counselling Services. 

 
Clinical Supervision

I offer individual and group Clinical Supervision to Social Workers, Counsellors and Health Care Professionals in person, via telephone, or video-conference.

Clinical Supervision is our dedicated space to reflect upon your professional work, and all its impacts and challenges. It's here we can discuss caseload and clinical issues, staff interpersonal issues, ethical dilemmas, as well as support your ongoing learning and development.     

As a Social Worker, I have worked extensively in health and community settings in Australia and overseas. I know firsthand the importance of having a safe and structured environment to reflectively examine our work, and to manage its impact on our profesional and personal lives. 

Consulting

I am a passionate advocate for open and honest conversations about death and dying.

I promote discussions between individuals and communities about how we die, about the impact of loss, and how an awareness of our mortality may help us find greater purpose and meaning in our lives.

I provide training and consultation to public and private sector organisations, including NSW Police and Ambulance, about supporting people following crisis and death, and how to look after ourselves in the aftermath of these stressful events. 

Contact me to discuss your training, facilitation or public speaking needs. 

 
 

An Introduction to Theories and Techniques for Supporting People

who are Grieving

 

This is a past event. Subscribe to be notified of future sessions.

Do you work with people experiencing grief following a bereavement?

 

Do you want to learn strategies and skills to confidently support someone who is grieving?

 

In this live webinar I'm partnering with another specialist grief counsellor, Nathan MacArthur from Sydney Grief Counselling, to share some of the knowledge and skills we have gained from supporting thousands of people following a death. Between us, we have over 30 years of experience in grief and bereavement counselling.

In this 2 hour session we will discuss:

 

  • the impacts of grief (physical, cognitive, emotional, social, spiritual)

  • using theories of grief in practice

  • assessing and responding to needs and risks

  • creative ways to support someone who is grieving

  • counselling strategies for working with powerful emotions (e.g. guilt and anger)

  • self-care in the context of working with death, dying and grief

 

There will be a live question and answer session.

This session is suitable for:

 

counsellors, social workers, psychologists, death doulas, nurses, doctors, chaplains, volunteers, mental health and allied health professionals who want to build their confidence in understanding and responding to people experiencing grief following a bereavement.

People who attended previous sessions said:

 

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

 

"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."

"An extremely useful session. I am a clinical nurse educator and found it rewarding to have a refresher of knowledge and theory, and think about the bigger picture of the current world health situation and its impact on the process of grief and bereavement."

 

"Presenters both had a beautiful natural style, paced information well."

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