Bereaved Parents Workshop: Loss of Child to Suicide
Finding Your Way Back To Hope
Facilitated by Brittany Neece, LPC-S, LMFT-S
Saturday May 12th
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: The Austin Center for Grief & Loss
2413 Greenlawn Pkwy., Austin, TX 78757
$25 for individual and $40 for two
This experiential workshop is designed for parents/care takers who have lost a child to suicide. The experience of this type of loss may very well be (and for those experiencing it, it is!) some of the most complicated and devastating experiences we as human being can have. During this workshop, we will explore how grieving a child to this type of loss can lead to complicated grief reactions, the struggle to make meaning in the world again, and difficulty recreating identity within the individual and the family system. We will utilize in-person exercises to recognize tasks that need to take place in order to adapt, recognize ways we are hindering vs helping ourselves in this process, and focus on ways to help restore hope and meaning for the future. Group members will be invited to share during the experiential exercises but will not be required to do so.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Brittany completed her masters degree in counseling through St. Edwards University. She works with individuals, couples and families and specializes in working with clients who have experienced significant or traumatic loss, PTSD, difficult life transitions, and bereavement. She is trained in using specific trauma treatment, such as EMDR and Trauma First Aid, as well as couples and family systems treatment. Brittany has facilitated many grief therapy and support groups at The Austin Center for Grief & Loss, including the Complicated Grief Therapy Group. She aims to provide a warm, empathic, and safe environment for clients to help them experience their own healing process.