Experiencing Grief and Loss
June 27, 2014
Hosted by Stacey Starling
Join the conversation as we learn more how supporting a loved one through the death and dying process affects us as we experience our own grieving process. Explore these topics and more with our guest, a grief counselor. What does “grief and loss” mean? What is gestalt therapy? How can we cope with watching someone we love die from cancer or other terminal illnesses? Our guest is a grief counselor, specializing in gestalt therapy and LGBTQ families. We will discuss the methods she uses to support individuals in working through and beyond grief and loss. She will share with us her own journey through the grief and loss of her first wife as well as her expertise in assisting others with moving through their own grief processes. Join us in learning about how grief counseling and other methods can assist us all in our own grief and loss.
Murmuration: Critical Transitions and Transformation
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Today’s landscape of health care and human services is rapidly changing, often leaving people feeling frustrated and overwhelmed in their attempt to navigate provider networks, access care, supports and services, or simply understand the options that may be available to meet their specific need. Murmuration: Critical Transitions and Transformation with Stacey Starling promotes positive aging and explores relevant topics in health care and human services that significantly impact people’s lives. Stacey’s passion is to foster a conversational space that promotes growth and constructive change, wherein people realize their own internal resources and expand their capacities. These power-full conversations welcome diverse ideas, question the status quo, and encourage people to advance action that holds their health and well-being as its guiding intention. Each week topic experts join the conversation, address frequently asked questions, and offer community-based resources.
Stacey Starling, PhD is the founding principal of the Starling Center. The Starling Center is a progressive firm that focuses on the performance needs of organizations that serve older adults and people with disabilities. With more than 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day, the appeal to transform the culture of aging within provider environments is front and center in health care reform. Alongside this endeavor, people at the point of service are faced with the challenge to successfully navigate aging and disabilities service systems in their pursuit to live their best life and age positively. With more than twenty years of experience in human development, Stacey believes that organizations transform when the people transform. Transformation and positive change require “deep learning” that challenges the assumptions, beliefs, and values that drive our actions and interactions. Stacey’s passion is to promote growth and constructive change, wherein people realize their own internal resources and expand their capacities. Central to her approach is transformative learning, strength-based methods, and the cultivation of dynamic relationships. Emboldened with an attitude of grace, Stacey aims to add to the conversation by discussing relevant topics, sharing resources, and asking the experts. These power-full conversations welcome diverse ideas, question the status quo, and encourage action that holds health and well-being as its guiding intention.