Good Grief Event

You can now watch 60hrs of recorded events from Good Grief Festival on the Grief Channel for a one-off payment of £20.

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Julia Samuel: When the Worst Happens – Coping with Grief + Crisis

What is grief, and how can you support an individual and their family when someone they love dies? Psychotherapist Julia Samuel MBE will talk with our presenter, Milly Chowles, about how best to understand grief.

Julia will look at the impacts that grief can have on all members of the family, including children. She’ll introduce ways of coping with grief and crisis and will offer insight into how you can help those experiencing bereavement.

Julia will also look at grief’s healing and transformative potential.

Julia Samuel is a paediatric counsellor and one of the UK’s leading psychotherapists. She was awarded an MBE in 2015 for her services to bereaved children. Julia is Founder Patron of Child Bereavement UK and is a Vice President of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. Julia has authored two bestselling books, Grief Works and This Too Shall Pass.

Praise for Grief Works:

‘Psychotherapist Julia Samuel’s case studies provide vital and compelling insights into bereavement’ (The Guardian).

Praise for This Too Shall Pass:

‘This touching, beautiful book is full of insight into navigating challenging and transformative crossroads moments in our lives’ (Waterstones).

Good Grief online events are all free to attend.



Julia Samuels MBE, Good Grief

Julia Samuel MBE

Milly Chowles

Milly Chowles