Grief, Loss and the Healing Process During the Holidays (BEUHS186)

Workshop | November 5 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club

 Cheryl Krauter, MFT

 Be Well at Work - Elder Care Program

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

This can be a tough time of year for those who are dealing with aging and illness ... not only for them but for their partners, families, friends and communities. The pressure to celebrate, to be happy and full of joy can be exhausting. How do we meet grief and loss with authenticity and compassion so that the experience is honest and meaningful?

We’ll look at ways that we can meet.

Bio: Cheryl Krauter,MFT an Existential Humanistic psychotherapist with 39 years of experience in the field of depth psychology and human consciousness. With her background in theater arts, working with performing artists, visual artists and creative people has inspired her for close to 40 years. She works with people who have been diagnosed with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses, their partners, family members, and caregivers. She has published two books: Surviving the Storm: A Workbook for Telling Your Cancer Story (Oxford University Press 2017) and Psychosocial Care of Cancer Survivors: A Clinician’s Guide and Workbook for Providing Wholehearted Care (Oxford University Press 2018).
Her private practice is in Albany and San Francisco with individuals, couples and groups.

 CA, snho@berkeley.edu, 510-643-7754