Professor Katherine Shear: When grief is complicated
About the event
This event is part of our brand new Grief Academy series. The Grief Academy will bring some of the world’s leading voices on death, dying and grief together to share their wisdom, knowledge and unrivalled expertise.
Professor Katherine Shear is widely recognised for her work on the subject of complex and prolonged grief. She is the founding director of the Center for Prolonged Grief at Columbia University which works to disseminate information about grief and adaptation to loss as well as prolonged grief disorder and its treatment. Professor Shear’s work includes more than 330 peer reviewed publications. She has developed several widely used assessment instruments and a group of instructional materials for prolonged grief disorder therapy. If you or somebody you work with is experiencing complex or prolonged grief, this session will offer invaluable insight and wisdom.