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  • Grief Support

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    The Details

    An online grief support group that will meet for 75 minutes each week to build a container of support around honoring and processing grief through shared witnessing, ritual, and mindfulness-informed practices. The purpose of this group is not therapy. 

    Time Commitment:

    6 Fridays 3pm-4:15pm EST 

    November 3 – December 15, 2023

    (No group will be held on November 24, 2023)

    Investment: $300 

    Prospective Member Zoom Call:

    Once you indicate interest, a brief introductory call will be scheduled to make contact, determine if you are in a place to do this work and see if the group would be a good fit for where you are in your grief journey.

    Living Weekly Agenda:



    Ritual of Remembering

    Individual Reflection

    Group Reflection


    Aftercare Group Email:

    Following each group, an email will go out to the group with suggestions for self-care, including:

    – Daily rituals

    – Mindful movement practices

    – Journal prompts

    These practices are intended to help process and integrate thoughts, feelings, sensations and memories that may arise as a result of doing grief work.

    The Container

    This grief support group is intended to be a safe, supportive and non-judgmental space to be held and witnessed by each group member. Grief work is hard work and takes tremendous courage, vulnerability and compassion for one’s suffering. The purpose of this group is not therapy. I highly encourage all group members to be under the care of an individual therapist to provide additional support and further processing.

    I will serve as a facilitator and guide, holding the container, not as your therapist. I will draw upon my professional experiences and my experiences as a fellow co-journer.

    The Invitation

    “Grief work offers us a trail leading back to the vitality that is our birthright. When we fully honor our many losses, our lives become more fully able to embody the wild joy that aches to leap from our hearts into the shimmering world.”

    – Francis Weller

    – Slow down and make space for your grief

    – Build capacity to stay present with grief

    – Reimagine life alongside your grief

    – Open to more vulnerability and joy

    – Feel more embodied and less disconnected

    – Hold your suffering with more love and compassion

    Holding Space: A 6-Week Grief Support Group for Black-Identified Folx Dealing with Parent Loss

    We all share stories of grief and loss and is the one thing that we all will experience at some point in our lives. Grief can have an impact on how we see ourselves, our relationships and our worldview. 

    This grief support group is for Black-identified folx to feel safe and comfortable around how their grief and coping is informed by their family, culture and community.

    The poem below written by Maya Angelou speaks to immeasurabe losses, like a parent.

    When Great Trees Fall

    When great trees fall,
rocks on distant hills shudder,
lions hunker down
in tall grasses,
and even elephants
lumber after safety.

    When great trees fall
in forests,
small things recoil into silence,
their senses
eroded beyond fear.

    When great souls die,
the air around us becomes
light, rare, sterile.
We breathe, briefly.Our eyes, briefly,
see with
a hurtful clarity.
Our memory, suddenly sharpened,
gnaws on kind words
promised walks
never taken.

    Great souls die and
our reality, bound to
them, takes leave of us.
Our souls,
dependent upon their
now shrink, wizened.
Our minds, formed
and informed by their
fall away.
We are not so much maddened
as reduced to the unutterable ignorance
ofdark, cold

    And when great souls die,
after a period peace blooms,
slowly and always
irregularly. Spaces fill
with a kind of
soothing electric vibration.
Our senses, restored, never
to be the same, whisper to us.
They existed. They existed.
We can be. Be and be
better. For they existed.

    ― Maya Angelou

    Grief Support

    To indicate your interest, complete the contact form.