David Kessler – Heal Your Heart After Grief: Help Your Clients Find Peace After Break-Ups, Divorce, Death and Other Losses
Courses Content :
- David Kessler
- 5 Hours 46 Minutes
- Audio and Video
- Jan 26, 2016
Inner World of Grief
- The role of dreams and their archetypes
- Navigate the loss and replacement of roles in loss
- Use of Life Beliefs in healing grief
- Dealing with secrets that may be revealed after loss
- Reinterpreting and reframing divorce
- Healing shame around divorce
- Children and divorce
- Help your client understand the ways they were taught to love
- Interpret reoccurring patterns
- What lessons can bring about healing
- The lies we tell ourselves after a relationship ends
- How much information is good to share?
- Taking responsibility for actions
- How to move on afterward
- The cost to the soul of betrayal
- Heal mentally after medical recovery
- Deal with fears of reoccurrence
- Ways to find peace again with one’s own body
- Honoring and heal from a pets death
- The assumptions we make about our children and releasing them
- Understand the benefits and burdens about the idealize mate
- Job loss and home loss
- Treatment strategies
- Tools for normalizing anticipatory grief for the patient/client
Deathbed Visions and Their Impact on Grief
- Effective and ineffective models for family coping and integration
- Clinical/palliative care studies, research of near death awareness
- Using the law to normalize the dying experience
Kübler Ross Stages Revisited and Updated for 2014
- The possibility of a sixth stage?
- Interpreting the relevancy of the stages today
Children in Grief
- Tools for preparing for the loss
- Intervention for coping enhancement for funerals
- The forgotten grievers
- Simplifying the model
- Murder, multiple losses, sudden death, suicide, Alzheimers
Disasters and How We Cope
- Shootings/hurricanes/earthquakes and terrorists acts
- Techniques for approaching horrific crime and/or disaster scenes
- Helping survivors coping with suffering
Tools for the Clinician to Help Clients Cope with:
- Holidays – the seen and unseen
David Kessler is one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss. His experience with thousands of people on the edge of life and death has taught him the secrets to living a happy and fulfilled life.
He is the author of six bestselling books. His new book is Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief. His first book, The Needs of the Dying, a #1 best-selling hospice book, received praise by (Saint) Mother Teresa. He co-authored two bestsellers with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons. His most newly released book is You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce or Death with Louise Hay. He worked with Elizabeth Taylor, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Marianne Williamson when their loved ones faced life-challenging illnesses. He also worked with late actors Anthony Perkins and Michael Landon. David’s work has been discussed in the Los Angeles Times, Business Week and Life Magazine, and has been featured on “Brené Brown, CNN-Cross Fire”, NBC, Fox, PBS, “Dr. Oz” and “Entertainment Tonight”. David is a contributing writer on Oprah.com, Dr. Oz’s Sharecare.com, “Anderson Cooper 360” and “The Huffington Post”.
David has a master’s degree in Health Care Bioethics from Loyola Marymount University, he did his undergraduate work at University of Southern California and is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives. He is a certified AMA/EPEC (Education for Physicians) trainer. He also is the founding chairperson for the Hospital Association of Southern California Palliative Care Committee and spent the last decade as a C-suite executive in a 650 bed – three hospital system in Los Angeles County.
Financial: David Kessler receives compensation as Vice President of Patient Support Services for Citrus Valley Health Partners. He is an author for Simon & Schuster – New York and receives royalties. Mr. Kessler receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: David Kessler has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.