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Balancing Joy and Sorrow: Fostering Healthy Grief in Those We Serve
January 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Andrea Warnick is a Registered Psychotherapist whose passion lies in helping families and communities support people of all ages who are grieving the illness or death of someone close to them. With a degree in nursing, a Masters degree in Thanatology (the study of dying and death) and years of nursing and counselling experience both in Canada and abroad, she brings a rare mixture of medical and psychosocial expertise to her work.
Andrea developed and teaches the 5 Day Certificate Program in Children’s Grief and Bereavement at SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health, and was the project lead for the development of the online grief resources KidsGrief.ca and KidsGrief for Educators. She lives in Guelph and runs a group practice of therapists who provide grief support and education to communities across Ontario.