Grief: You, Me and All of Its Manifestations

  • Fri, April 16, 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom Presentation


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Grief: You, Me and All of Its Manifestations

Grief: You, Me and All of Its Manifestations
Zoom Presentation
Friday, April 16th, 2021
12:00 to 1:00 PM Presentation

Cost: FREE for Desert CAMFT members, 1.0 CEUs $30 for Non-Members

Glendon Muir Geikie, End of Life Doula

Presentation Description

In this workshop participants will increase their awareness of how grief manifests itself in the therapy sessions, how the therapist’s relationship to grief impacts the therapeutic process, how models of grief treatment are similar and different and how grief is not just about death. Also, participants will have an opportunity to identify their own grieving process.

Measurable Objectives

Objectives: At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

1. Identify and bias they may experience in working with grief.

2. Identify five approaches to working with grief.

3. Name seven ways grief manifests itself in clients.

4. Identify five types of grief.

Presenter Bio

Glendon Muir Geikie, MSW, End of Life Doula: Glendon is a clinical social worker trained at Smith College School for Social work. He practiced psychotherapy in a private practice in Massachusetts for 40 years. He was also trained and practiced as a mediator. He has a certificate in family therapy from Smith and received specialized training in group therapy. He has worked with people at all age levels across the diagnostic spectrum, including trauma, and his mediation work was primarily with people and families facing divorce. After his retirement from social work he volunteered in hospice which motivated him to train as an End Of Life Doula. This work involves facing grief at many levels both for the person who is dying and their loved ones.


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