Category Archives: Alumni Experiences

Certified Creative Grief Support Practitioner, Sofia Plonski, says…

“The Creative Grief Studio course has helped me develop new skills for my professional and personal life. I have learned ways to be more compassionate, to accept and respect emotions and feelings, and to learn how to help others through difficult challenges in their lives. I would do this course a thousand times, and after […]

Creative grief support for groups

Collaboration is key to development of this kind of heARTwork. Thinking through the set up of a new program. How the personal experiences of grief and creativity inform what we do professionally as practitioners. How do you self-assess after implementation? What does it mean and how does it work to honestly ask yourself as a […]

Certified Alum, Barb Schipper, says…

“This course was highly relevant and informative. The amount of information was manageable and there were offerings that allowed me to go beyond the classroom for further information if I was particularly inspired. The myriad of articles for further reading and books recommended within the community have expanded my resource library. Knowing that I have […]

HIV/AIDS, grief, and culture in the Kenyan Luo community

Meet Gordon Nyabade We were so pleased to welcome our first Kenyan into our community of students of Creative Grief Support! Gordon Nyabade, from Kenya in Africa, joined our September 2016 class. We’re delighted to have awarded Gordon with a Creative Grief Studio scholarship, as one small way to support the very important and urgent […]

Certified Alum, Rob Halfyard, says…

“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 […]

Pioneering scriptotherapy in Nigeria

Here at The Creative Grief 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 […]