Listen to an American Counseling Association podcast with Lorraine Hedtke and John Winslade.
December 5, 2020 "When Trouble Enters Relationships Between the Living and the Dead"
Lorraine will be speaking virtually at Vancouver School of Narrative Therapy on complicated relationships when grief enters the picture. Her workshop teaches us how to navigate conversations between the living and the dead when the relationship was fraught, and when a person dies by their own hand or through ways that feel sudden and tragic.
Re-membered lives are moral documents and their function is salvific, inevitably implying, ‘All this has not been for nothing’. Barbara Myerhoff, 1982, p. 111 Stories we tell about ourselves and those held by others form a powerful polymer that gives life purpose. The stories form what we hold dear, how we take up causes, the…