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Liberating Unmourned Loss
February 7 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Restoring Wholeness After Soul Injury
An opus Peace Community Education Program in partnership with Hospice Foundation of America.
There are multiple professional programs in publications that focus on loss and grief. Few, however, focus on fear of loss and fear of the resultant emotional pain. Yet, fear of emotional pain fosters numbing behaviors that separate people from their “real” self. Fear of emotional pain interferes with learning how to use loss, failure, and disappointments as a passport into the larger self. In a grief-fearing American culture, loss is perceived as failure and grieving is viewed as destructive. Yet, grief is the natural, normal expression of loss; unmourned loss is the destructive culprit. Boxing up emotional pain causes our vitality, personhood, and passion to get boxed up as well. Learning how to develop a different relationship with the part of self-carrying emotional pain is the secret for living a passion-filled life. This video presentation provides a perspective that is sure to expand your viewpoint about how to cultivate: a healthy relationship with the part of self-carrying emotional pain, self-compassion, and personal intimacy. The value and role of therapeutic ceremonies and rituals to navigate difficult losses and transitions is also addressed.
The program is 105 minutes, with an additional 15-minute post-program discussion required for CE credits.
2 CEs are available for a wide variety of professional boards.*
The CE cost is $14 per certificate and CE credits are available until February 18, 2019.
*Please verify CE availability with your professional board and/or refer to HFA’s list of Board Approvals (Click here)
To Register, Call (509) 783-7416. Space is limited. For additional information, contact:
Wanda Kontur, Bereavement Coordinator, (509) 783-6243 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Showings will be held at Chaplaincy Health Care, 1480 Fowler Street, Richland, WA 99352