Pluralistic Counselling for Loss and Grief Part 1: An Introduction to Pluralistic Counselling Workshop with Dr. John Wilson PhD.

Session 1: An introduction to Pluralistic Counselling Why apply it to grief work? The politics...

Last updated 3 May 2024

Session 1: An introduction to Pluralistic Counselling

  • Why apply it to grief work?
  • The politics of death, bereavement, and grief in person centred counselling.
  • Celebrating uniqueness and avoiding assumptions.
  • Valuing your expertise, whilst tempering the expert within you.
  • Validating the other expert in the therapeutic space.

Course Content

Pluralistic Counselling for Loss and Grief Part 1: An Introduction to Pluralistic Counselling Workshop with Dr. John Wilson PhD.

Presenter

Dr John Wilson

Dr. John Wilson PhD. John has specialised in bereavement and loss for 20 years, as a counsellor, supervisor and trainer. He is author of Supporting People through Loss and Grief: An Introduction for Counsellors and Other Caring Practitioners.

He completed his PhD in 2000 after six years of case study research with bereaved clients. John is a visiting research fellow at York St John University and Director of Bereavement Services at York St John University Counselling and Mental Health Clinic.

Since early March, John has taken a close interest in adapting the outcomes of his doctoral thesis to supporting clients bereaved of a loved one from Covid-19 and those bereaved from other causes during the lockdown.

With other counsellors he runs a closed support group on social media, for those bereaved during the Covid-19 pandemic.