August 7, 2018
Self Care: Coping with Loss, Understanding Grief & Bereavement
Wednesday September 12
6 – 7:30 PM
Throughout the Fall, the library will host a series of Self-Care themed programs. Stay tuned for more in the series!
Join speaker Sally Allen of The Grief Girls and other experts for a panel discussion and Q&A session that explores elements of grief and bereavement. Topics will include how to navigate feelings of loss, ways to take care of yourself while grieving, coping with grief during the holidays, and how to comfort and support others who grieve. A handout including a reading list, helpful resources, and action points will be provided to all participants.
About the Panel:
Sally Allen co-founded The Grief Girls in 2014 after experiencing deep personal loss. They are the first Certified Grief Recovery specialists on the NH Seacoast. Sally has an MBA and an extensive business background in HR consulting.
Rev. Joel Grossman is an interfaith minister and psychotherapist. His background includes work as a hospital chaplain, hospice volunteer coordinator and bereavement coordinator.
Pamela Sollenberger, of “The Tapestry of Healing,” is a certified Grief Counselor with a Master’s in Counseling Psychology. She has worked in many areas including long term care, elder care, and prisons and with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and brain injured patients.
Anne McSally, MD (Facilitator) is a trained hospice volunteer, grief and bereavement peer support facilitator and HHF board member, with a background in clinical pediatrics and public health.
This event is cosponsored by Hospice Help Foundation. Hospice Help Foundation provides support to hospice patients and their families who have dire financial need in order to increase their quality of life and lift the financial and emotional burdens that accompany a terminal diagnosis.