Emily Christensen, PhD
Emily Christensen, PhD
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The Grief Series

WEBINARS

 

The Grief Series

 
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Grief: A History of Death and Dying

Emily Christensen, PhD, LPC has been a doctoral level professional counselor for twenty years, and a chaplain for five years.  In this 30 minute webinar, Dr. Christensen reviews the history of death, and how that has changed over the last few centuries and in recent decades.  Dr. Christensen follows the trail of society distancing us from death, first intellectually and then emotionally.  Finally, Dr. Christensen explains how the related shifts and adaptions in rituals, grief expression, and bereavement practices explain modern society's cultural obsession with death.

 
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Grief: Theories & Models of Grievers

Emily Christensen, PhD, LPC has been a doctoral level professional counselor for twenty years, and a chaplain for five years.  In this 30 minute webinar, Dr. Christensen reviews the theories of grief, including the discussing the different factors that affect the grief experience.  Dr. Christensen then explores the models of grievers, examining what that looks like for different kinds of grief and in a variety of situations.

 
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Grief: Types & Trajectories

Emily Christensen, PhD, LPC has been a doctoral level professional counselor for twenty years, and a chaplain for five years.  In this 30 minute webinar, Dr. Christensen reviews the types of grief, including addressing anticipatory and complicated grief.   Then Dr. Christensen explains the trajectories of death, including sudden, natural, and chronic death trajectories.  Each of these types of grief, as well as the different kinds of trajectories, impact the grief experience for both the person who dies and their remaining loved ones.

 
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Grief: Impact of Bereavement & Developmental Issues

Emily Christensen, PhD, LPC has been a doctoral level professional counselor for twenty years, and a chaplain for five years.  In this 30 minute webinar, Dr. Christensen reviews the impact of bereavement.  She then explains the concerns of some specific developmental issues, and responds with age appropriate interventions.