Assisting Clients through the Grief Process



Presented by: Joy Anderson,  MA, LPC-MH, ACHT

May 9th 12pm CT / 11am MT 
(1.0 contact hour) 



Join us for an enlightening presentation on grief counseling inspired by the
compassionate approach of renowned educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Delving into the six
"companioning" principles, we'll explore the significance of creating sanctuary spaces for
grieving individuals, fostering empathy, respect, and support. Discover practical interventions
and rituals to honor the deceased, and learn how embracing grief as a transformative journey can
lead to growth and renewed purpose. Whether you're a counselor or supporting a grieving loved
one, this session offers invaluable insights into navigating loss with compassion and understanding.


Learning Objectives:  

- Explore strategies for companioning clients through the grief process
- Gain insight into the transformative potential of grief
- Reflect on meaning-making and rituals that may assist those dealing with grief


Speaker Biography:  

Joy Anderson holds a master's degree and is a LPC-MH. She created grief group curriculum...facilitated grief groups for 10+ years...trained/supervised other therapists in running grief groups.  She has also provided individual grieft therapy for 13+ years and attended multiple trainings on grief counseling. 


SDCA Members: Free

Non-Members: $25

Register HERE




 Upcoming Webinars
May--Handling Grief




Questions? Feel free to contact us at [email protected]

   The South Dakota Counseling Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2042. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The South Dakota Counseling Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

This organization, South Dakota Counseling Association approval ID 1058, is approved as a provider for continuing education by the: South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners.

Sadie Hanson-ACEP Administrator
Po Box 38
Platte SD 57369
[email protected]