Coping with Anniversaries and Special Occasions

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In this live, online webinar you'll learn about the challenges of important dates and strategies to help you cope.

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

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

    Are you concerned about how your partner, child or other family members are grieving?

In this session we will discuss:

  • the unique challenges associated with different occasions (e.g. Christmas and birthdays)
  • the impacts of the anniversary of a death
  • ideas for marking special occasions
  • managing the different needs of family members, including supporting children

There will be a live question and answer session.

This session is suitable for:

  • people experiencing grief and bereavement
  • anyone supporting someone who is grieving

A recording of this webinar will be made available to anyone who registers to attend.

People who attended previous sessions said:

"Such a warm, understanding, accepting, non -judgmental place to be for an hour. Such an open and useful discussion of the issues and ways to cope."

"I really enjoyed the session, it was my first time attending one of these, and I did come out with good suggestions for young people or as a family on rituals, new traditions, ideas on how to remember their dad."

" I really liked the participants interactions and sharing of tips, etc. it was very interactive"

"You are both fantastic. Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us"

"I thought it was a sensitively presented session by both Wendy and Nathan, with practical ideas."

By registering for this webinar, you agree to us using your name and email address to enable you to participate in the session, and to your name and email address being included on the Sydney Grief Counselling Services and The Session mailing lists. You may unsubscribe from our mailing lists at any time.

If you can't attend this session and want to receive invitations to future Grief Information Sessions, please sign up here: https://sydneygriefcounselling.com/sign-up

Or, follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Grief-Information-Sessions-106805088031238

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend?

  • anyone experiencing grief and bereavement
  • anyone wanting to support someone experiencing grief and bereavement
  • professionals who want to build their knowledge and skills or are looking for information following their own experience of bereavement
  • professionals who want to attend a session themselves before referring their patients and clients

Are these sessions recorded?

This session will be recorded and made available for you to view after the event.

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.

Do you offer reduced price tickets?

We know many people have lost jobs and experienced a reduction in their income because of the impacts of COVID-19. We do not want anyone to miss out on these sessions because of their financial circumstances. A limited number of half price tickets are available for this session. To request a discount code please contact:

Nathan: nathan@sydneygriefcounselling.com

Wendy: wendy@thesession.com.au

Are refunds available if I'm unable to attend?

No refunds are available. A recording of our presentation is available to anyone who is unable to attend the live event.

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Organiser Nathan MacArthur and Wendy Liu

Organiser of Coping with Anniversaries and Special Occasions

Wendy Liu and Nathan MacArthur are specialist grief counsellors based in Sydney, Australia. Between them they have over 30 years of experience in grief counselling. They offer information sessions for people experiencing bereavement so they have access to clear information about grief and can learn strategies to help them cope.  In addition, they  provide training sessions for professionals to build their skills, knowledge and confidence in providing support to those who are grieving.

Some information sessions are presented jointly by Wendy and Nathan. Others are presented individually by Wendy or Nathan. Please check the presenter(s) listed for each event.



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