The Poetry of Grief: One of Many Creative Mediums

Many Mediums Often when we speak of using creativity in grief support, people assume that we mean painting and drawing. While the visual arts are one very accessible way of employing creativity (especially painting and drawing, but there are many other visual art forms), in our Certification in Creative Grief Support, we teach that there […]

Articles we loved: running as therapy, grief rules for widows, and children as grief experts

Running as therapy We loved learning about psychotherapist, Sepideh Saremi’s, approach of combining running with therapy. What a great way to combine physical exercise and care for the body with supportive conversations. Of course some clients won’t be fit enough to run, and your grieving clients may just not have the energy for that. But […]

Spotlight Interview with Megan Devine + giveaway

Creative conversation with Megan Click here for MP3. Kara here with the Creative Grief Studio hat on in order to bring you this creative conversation with Megan. We cover a lot of ground in this hour, and to give you an idea of the topics covered here are a few highlights: How are we experiencing […]

Certified Alumni Rob Halfyard

“After years of seeking to upgrade my coaching credentials, I finally found what I was looking for! This program is totally interactive and provided me with the best creative tools I have found to coach clients through loss and grief. Since I completed the Creative Grief Studio Certification course in 2013, the support I offer […]

No universal way through grief…

The Crafting of Grief book is one of our prescribed readings in the Studio’s Certification Course, and we cherish it because Hedtke and Winslade thoroughly come from a place of knowing that there is no universal way nor prefabricated model that will fit us all. To read our article about abandoning recipes for grieving, click […]

Pioneering Scriptotherapy in Nigeria: A Conversation With Joseph Mayaki

Here at the Studio We have alumni who’ve joined our past classes from Finland, Belgium, United Emirates, Australia, New Zealand, South America, and South Africa. And yet, the majority of our alumni hail from the USA and Canada. Knowing that grief is strongly influenced by the meaning-making in one’s culture and society, we’re always excited […]

Kevin Young on writing and grief…

Kevin Young put together this beautiful collection of poetry exploring grief and loss after having his own personal grief experiences. We find so much of this work to be poignant, getting to the heART of the matter creatively, exploring grief using the metaphor of writing. Check your local library or bookshop to get your hands […]

Supporting Clients Who Are Suffering The Worst Kinds of Loss And Grief

Most of us made the decision to devote our work to supporting people who are struggling with grief because of our own experiences with loss and grief. We care deeply about helping others to find their way to living well again after loss. As committed grief support professionals, we know that you want to be […]