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Grief Centre

The Grief Centre runs a variety of support groups, looking at different aspects of loss and grief each week. There are two groups starting in September. Suicide Prevention Day is this month, so the second group is particularly relevant.

Bereavement Support Group (Henderson): A support group for those who have experienced a bereavement sometime in the last few years. This is an opportunity to meet with others who may have been through similar experiences. This group will run for eight weeks and is facilitated by qualified and experienced counsellors. Each week they look at different aspects of the grief and loss experience, giving you the opportunity to talk about your loss, and reflect on the changes this has brought to your life. With this may come new understanding of what has happened and ways to adjust to this loss.

The group in Henderson will be held on Tuesdays 7-9pm, starting 16 September.

Suicide Bereavement Support Group (Central Auckland): This support group is for people who have had a family member or close friend die by suicide. It is an opportunity to connect with others who have experienced loss by suicide and to also benefit from the support and experience of two professional and experienced counsellors who will facilitate the group. There will be a structure which supports people to explore their loss in a safe environment as well as the opportunity to share their experiences with others. Each session will offer valuable information and discussion points as well as open conversation.

The group will be facilitated by qualified and experienced counsellors and will run for eight weeks on Wednesdays, 7 – 9 pm starting on 17 September.

Registrations are essential for both groups. Please contact The Grief Centre on 418 1457 or email info@griefcentre.org.nz for information about this group and others due to start soon around Auckland.

North Shore Auckland: Bereavement Support Group

The Grief Centre runs a variety of support groups, looking at different aspects of loss and grief each week. 

Upcoming group: the next group starting in June on the North Shore is a Bereavement Support Group for those who have experienced a bereavement sometime in the last few years.  This is an opportunity to meet with others who may have been through similar experiences.

The programme is facilitated by qualified and experienced counsellors.  Each week they look at different aspects of the loss and grief experience, giving you an opportunity to talk about your loss and reflect on the changes this has brought to your life.  With this may come new understanding of what has happened to you and ways to adjust to this loss.

The group will be held on Wednesdays, 10am – 12noon, with the exact start date in June to be finalised dependent on numbers. 

Registrations are essential.  Please contact The Grief Centre on 09 418 1457 or email info@griefcentre.org.nz for information about this group and others due to start soon around Auckland.

Grief Centre Open Day

The Grief Centre is holding an Open Day on Wednesday 30 April, from 10 – 2.30pm as part of their 5th Birthday celebrations.

You are welcome to drop in and have a cup of tea and a chat; find out about what they do and the services they provide; and have a look at their resources.

From 12pm – 1pm, Carol Blair, Manager of The Grief Centre will present an Information Session, “Talking about Death and Grief – What to say that’s helpful (and what’s not so helpful)”.  The session will include opportunity for questions and discussion. This is open for anyone to attend.  Your donation for the session will be welcome. Please RSVP.

Dil’s Building, 92 Hinemoa St, Birkenhead. Phone: 09 4181457 or Email: info@griefcentre.org.nz, www.griefcentre.org.nz

Support Group for Bereaved Parents in Henderson, Auckland Starts 27 May 2013

Bereaved Parents Group, starting Monday May 27, 10-12 am at 214 Universal Drive, Henderson.  Please note  the change in the start date for this group. It will now be running through the day.  This group is for anyone who is bereaved from the death of a child of any age.

Registrations are required so please do contact the Grief Centre (by email or phone) if you are interested in attending.

The Grief Centre  |  www.griefcentre.org.nz | Phone: (09) 418 1457 I  Cell: 022 6364211

Email: carol.blair@griefcentre.org.nz