Category Archives: Reflect on Your Grief Support Practice

Grief support practitioners who practice

Practitioners, not coaches There’s a reason why we’ve chosen to call our alumni “Practitioners” rather than coaches … it’s a great reminder of the nature of our profession. We’re always in practice. There’s the old adage, “Practice makes perfect.” Though we doubt there’s ever a “perfect” in the world of grief support, we’re certain that […]

Grief isn’t just in the head

Modern Western approaches to grief There are of course many different approaches to counselling and coaching out there, each seeking to understand and support through their own lenses or set of theories about how the world is, what causes different problems, and what cures us of them. Coaching and counselling approaches are all influenced by […]

Poetry for creative expression of grief

So many different creative 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 […]