Navigating Grief and Loss (Session Three): Reflective Life Workshop - Making Meaning Out of Grief

Ages:

Adult

Program Description

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Psychologist David Kessler identifies a sixth stage of grief -- finding meaning -- as one of the ways we move through grief and loss. In this workshop, we will hold space for grief and write and share stories as a way to find meaning in it. We will practice how externalizing grief can be a way of processing it. 

This program is led by Daniel Weinshenker of StoryCenter. Daniel has an MA in Creative Writing and an MSW with a focus on Oncology Social Work and has spent the past 20 years leading trauma-focused writing and storytelling workshops for individuals and communities. 

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This session is just one part of an eight-part series on Navigating Grief and Loss. You can attend as many or as few sessions as you would like. Registration is required for each individual session. Click here to register for this session.

Email adelpo@denverlibrary.org if you need assistance or have questions. The sessions in the series are:

•Session One:
Understanding Grief -- Friday, December 4 @ 3 PM
•Session Two:
Losing a Loved One During COVID: Ritual and Connection When We Can't Be Together -- Friday, December 11 @ 3 PM
•Session Three:
Reflective Life Writing Workshop: Making Meaning Out Of Grief -- Friday, December 18 @ 3 PM
•Session Four:
Collective Loss and Grief During COVID -- Friday, January 8 @ 3PM
•Session Five:
Coping With COVID-Induced Grief and Anxiety -- Thursday, January 14 @ 2 PM
•Session Six:
Grief In The LGBTQ Community -- Friday, January 15 @ 3 PM
•Session Seven:
Sex After Grief: Navigating Your Sexuality After Losing Your Beloved -- January 22 @ 3 PM
•Session Eight:
The Gift Of Your Presence: Supporting Someone Who Is Grieving -- January 29 @ 3 PM

This series is funded by the NextFifty Initiative.

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