Grief Training Programme

Shapes of Grief offers the most comprehensive online grief training available worldwide.

The Programme is one of best professional trainings in grief and loss for mental health and behavioral health professionals, delivered by twenty-six of the world’s leading experts in grief and loss.

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What's included

Taught by academics, researchers and clinicians in the field of Grief

This training aims to equip professionals with the necessary knowledge and clinical tools to ensure better bereavement and loss outcomes for those they support

  • Unlimited access to all four Learning Modules
  • Complete in your own time
  • Access to the best international Grief Specialists
  • Evidence-based Grief Interventions
  • Client Case-Studies
  • Learn skills and tools that are immediately applicable.
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Overview of our online Grief Training Programme

Module 1

Module One - Theories and Models of Grief

Module One - What you will learn

The evolution of grief theory from Freud to today, and how it applies to clinical practice.

The research behind grief theory and what it tells us about about why we grieve and what factors contribute to how we grieve.

Why the stages of grief are a myth that need to be dispelled.

Dr Irvin Yalom

Liz Gleeson

Dr George Bonanno

Dr Colin Murray Parkes

Prof Robert Neimeyer

Prof Margaret Stroebe

Dr. Jon Mills

Dr. Denis Klass

Module 2
Module 3
Module 4

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Programme Contributors

Delivered by 26 global Grief Specialists, the Course will give you all the tools you need to work compassionately and effectively with those you support through grief.

Shapes of Grief Contributors

Ensure those you support have the best possible bereavement outcome

Sign up for our online Programme

This course is on offer at a much-reduced price of only €398 to make Grief Education accessible to as many people as possible. Please support our ongoing work by sharing our recources with your friends and collegues.

Participant Testimonials

"Just wanted to say a big thank you for this amazing training.

All of the team have benefited greatly and have been incorporating this within their practice when offering bereavement support. The training has brought us all a renewed sense of understanding and a great source of support."

- Julieanne Conlon
Community Social Work Co-Lead,
Northern Ireland Hospice

"Shapes of Grief, the online grief training program, is put together by Liz Gleeson with a lot of thought and passion.

The topics are selected and organized in a way that offers a holistic understanding of grief.

I am a psychotherapist with experience in grief, and I highly recommend this course."

- Salma Mahmoud
Psychotherapist, Egypt

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