Kimberley Humberstone

Kimberley is a person-centred counsellor primarily specialising in bereavement. While working with a local hospice during the pandemic, she noted an increase of disenfranchised grief in her client work. This experience inspired her to complete a research project that examined bereavement counsellors’ experiences of disenfranchised grief during COVID-19, which she was invited to present at the BACP Research Conference in May 2023. Kimberley’s professional interests include the areas of loss and grief, trauma, intersectional feminism, disability and inclusivity, justice, and enfranchisement.

This workshop will explore how powerful COVID-19 cultural narratives may have influenced individual experiences of…