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Nature Photography in Grief Work

  • 14th May 2021
  • Sisi Burn

How can taking photos of nature help clients to process grief? Following a sudden bereavement, professional photographer and transpersonal arts counsellor Sisi Burn started taking walks with her camera. The result was a powerful and transformative dialogue with herself – an approach that could be accessible to any client with a cameraphone.

Leading Clinicians Talk Crisis and Recovery: Free PESI UK Mental Health Awareness Summit

  • 4th May 2021
  • Blog Editor

What do grief work, relational neuroscience and the latest advances in trauma therapy tell us about the mental health impact of Covid-19 – and how we might help individuals and communities to heal? Next week, PESI UK will be asking Bessel van der Kolk, Julia Samuel, Daniel Siegel and Janina Fisher as part of a free, three-day summit for Mental Health Awareness Week.

PESI UK Announces Free Recovery-Themed Mental Health Summit

  • 21st Apr 2021
  • Blog Editor

Top clinicians and thought leaders, including Bessel van der Kolk, Janina Fisher, Dan Siegel, Julia Samuel and David Weaver, are coming together for PESI UK’s three-day Mental Health Awareness Summit this May – and it’s all completely free.

Anticipatory Grief and the Corona Crisis

  • 25th Mar 2020
  • Esther Ramsay Jones

Denial, anger, depression, bargaining… we are likely to be encountering all of these reactions to the current covid-19 pandemic in our clients, as well as in ourselves. Dr Esther Ramsay-Jones, a psychotherapist and lecturer in Death Dying and Bereavement, suggests how the concept of anticipatory grief might help us to understand our shifting emotional positions at this time – and begins to imagine what acceptance might look like.

Pillars of Strength 8/8: Focusing

  • 28th Jun 2019
  • Julia Samuel

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE has spent 25 years working with bereaved families. Over the last eight weeks, the author of Grief Works has been sharing her concept of the ‘pillars of strength’, which we can use to help clients grieve and rebuild their lives. In her final blog of the series, Samuel introduces the eighth pillar – focusing.

Pillars of Strength 6/8: Limits

  • 14th Jun 2019
  • Julia Samuel

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE has spent 25 years working with bereaved families. In this weekly blog series, the author of Grief Works is sharing her concept of the ‘pillars of strength’, which we can use to help clients grieve and rebuild their lives. Today, Samuel introduces the sixth pillar – recognising and asserting our limits.

Pillars of Strength 5/8: Mindbody

  • 7th Jun 2019
  • Julia Samuel

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE has spent 25 years working with bereaved families. In this weekly blog series, the author of Grief Works is sharing her concept of the ‘pillars of strength’, which we can use to help clients grieve and rebuild their lives. Today, Samuel introduces the fifth pillar – the mindbody – and offers tips on how to regulate this while grieving.

Pillars of Strength 4/8: Time

  • 31st May 2019
  • Julia Samuel

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE has spent 25 years working with bereaved families. In this weekly blog series, the author of Grief Works is sharing her concept of the ‘pillars of strength’, which we can use to help clients grieve and rebuild their lives. Today, Samuel introduces the fourth pillar – time.

Pillars of Strength 3/8: Ways to Express Grief

  • 24th May 2019
  • Julia Samuel

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE has spent 25 years working with bereaved families. In this weekly blog series, the author of Grief Works is sharing her concept of the ‘pillars of strength’, which we can use to help clients grieve and rebuild their lives. Today, Samuel introduces the third pillar – the importance of expressing grief.

Pillars of Strength 2/8: Relationship with Oneself

  • 17th May 2019
  • Julia Samuel

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE has spent 25 years working with bereaved families. In this weekly blog series, the author of Grief Works is sharing her concept of the ‘pillars of strength’, which we can use to help clients grieve and rebuild their lives. Today, Samuel introduces the second pillar – our relationship with ourselves.