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The GriefShare Course | Grace uMhlanga

7 March - 13 June 2019 R200
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Dates & Times

  • 7 Mar 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 14 Mar 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 4 Apr 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 11 Apr 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 18 Apr 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 25 Apr 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 2 May 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 9 May 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 16 May 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 23 May 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 30 May 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 6 Jun 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • 13 Jun 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm

Cost

  • Standard
    R200

Details

The GriefShare Course runs over 13 weeks and is led by trained volunteer lay counsellors.

Each week you will watch a video seminar on DVD. The GriefShare videos cover topics essential to your recovery from the hurt of grief and loss. The videos feature interviews with grief recovery experts, mini-dramas, on-location video, and real-life stories of people who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Here is a snapshot of key themes found in each of the 13 GriefShare session videos.

  1. Is This Normal?
    • You’ll discover why your grief experience is harder than you imagined
    • Why the intensity and duration of your emotions are normal and appropriate
    • Despite how you feel right now, there is reason for hope

  2. Challenges of Grief
    • You’ll learn more eye-opening reasons why your pain is so overwhelming
    • Some of the overlooked, yet common, effects grief has on your mind, body, and spirit
    • How to get things done when you don’t feel like you have any energy

  3. The Journey of Grief – Part One
    • You’ll learn helpful goals to set on your journey of grief
    • How to deal with those who try to rush you through your grief
    • How long the journey of grief typically lasts

  4. The Journey of Grief – Part Two
    • You’ll learn why it’s important to put effort into your healing
    • How the events surrounding your loved one’s death affect your grief
    • The best ways to deal with your loved one’s belongings

  5. Grief and Your Relationships
    • You’ll find out how the death of a loved one affects your friendships
    • Why solitude can be a blessing and a curse
    • How to deal with friends who don’t understand your grief

  6. Why?
    • This session demonstrates that God wants you to share your feelings with Him
    • Why being honest with God is an expression of faith
    • What God has to say to you about your “why” questions

  7. Guilt and Anger
    • You’ll learn how to deal with false guilt
    • How to grieve conflicted relationships
    • How to handle grief-related anger

  8. Complicating Factors
    • You’ll begin to see how traumatic experiences affect grief
    • How to deal with nightmares and flashbacks
    • How your thinking affects your emotions

  9. Stuck
    • You’ll discover how to prevent getting stuck in grief
    • Common misconceptions that hinder healing
    • Why your path to healing isn’t always smooth

  10. Lessons of Grief – Part One
    • You’ll become aware of an often-overlooked reason that grief is so painful
    • Why going to church can be so difficult
    • The benefits of helping others

  11. Lessons of Grief – Part Two
    • This session provides a more complete picture of who you are now that your loved one is gone
    • Why no one grieves perfectly
    • What grief can teach you about relationships

  12. Heaven
    • Session 12 answers questions about heaven and the afterlife, such as what heaven is like
    • Whether you should communicate with your deceased loved one
    • Whether near-death experiences are reliable descriptions of heaven
    • And many more

  13. What Do I Live for Now?
    • You’ll learn why moving forward is a necessity
    • Why it’s a process
    • Why peace and pain will always coexist

Cost for the course is R200 for the user manual.
Please EFT and send bank confirmation to counselling@grace.org.za:
Banking Details:

Nedbank Limited
Account Name : Grace Counselling
Branch Code: Allow the system to generate, alternatively it is La Lucia 135626
Account Number: 1142500810
Reference: 2019GS[yournameandsurname]


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Tel | 031 003 1830
Email | counselling@grace.org.za
www.gracecounselling.org.za