Date(s) - 16/09/2017
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
A training event for carers, pastoral workers, counsellors and those trying to understand grief
Led by Canon Dr Bill Merrington
Book early, as places are limited
Outline of the day
- Why do we grieve?
- Grief models
- The role of faith and religion
- Understanding complexities in grief
- Developing a healthy narrative
- Caring for ourselves
Facilitator: Bill Merrington
Canon Dr Bill Merrington, PhD, MPhil, BSc (Hons), PGCHE, FHEA, Dip CBT-Hypnotherapy, EMDR Practitioner
Bill has been a worked in city, town and country churches for over 30 years. He has specialised in loss issues and has a PhD from Warwick University in the subject of understanding parental child loss cross-culturally. He has written 12 books on various subjects for children and adults. Bill is a qualified counsellor and supervisor. He has qualifications in PGCHE, Play Therapy, Stress Management, PTSD and Traumatic Loss events, Hypnotherapy and EMDR. He is a member of the Fellowship of Academic Higher Academy. Bill has lectured nationally and internationally on loss issues, pastoral care and counselling.