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Webinar: The Grieving Self – In and of the Field

1 May 2024 @ 5:30 pm 8:30 pm

Grief cascades across and through every life, human and non-human. Its waters flow over, between and around the rocks of being, down the river of inevitable loss, change and death. Sometimes the waters rage, sometimes howl, other times trickle, almost imperceptibly. Always here, always there.

Grief and grieving emerge from the relational and phenomenal field, influenced by the cultural, ecological, and situational. Grief surfaces within a context of a particular seen or unseen loss, transition or death, and longs to be tended by a coexisting dialogical soul. In a culture in which suffering is avoided and rituals are few, this can be hard to find, even in therapy.

In this webinar, grief and loss will be foregrounded as a core human experience which holds fundamental significance. This webinar will be a mix of presentation, breakout sharing and discussion in order for participants to learn and engage with grief and grieving to support therapeutic practice.

Cost:

GANZ Members: $45. Non-GANZ Members: $95.

Purchase your ticket here!

About your Presenter:  

Tracy Santos MGestTherapy, BSW, AMHSW, DipST, EMDRAA

Tracy Santos is a psychotherapist, mental health social worker, supervisor and educator who has been in private practice for 22 years. She is on faculty at Gestalt Therapy Brisbane and lectured for many years at Southern Cross University on grief and trauma informed practice in the human services.

Tracy has specialised in the field of death and dying, grief and bereavement for the last 18 years, working with individuals, couples and groups. She has been closely affiliated with the Amitayus Home Hospice Service in the Byron Shire since 2003 and is on their training committee and team.

Tracy brings her knowledge, lived experience, and soul-driven devotion, to raise awareness and cultivate capacity to compassionately care for the dying. She is committed to create and support dialogical and emergent spaces to explore and practice how to be, and work with mortality, grief, and bereavement.

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