5-Day Grief Retreat for Healing Professionals: An Immersion Workshop on Restoring Hope and Facilitating Healthy Grief Processing
In the aftermath of losing a loved one, clients’ thoughts may turn negative—or even downright catastrophic. Grief expert Claire Bidwell Smith offers activities to work with this extremely tender population.


For many grieving clients, working through anxiety will be a significant part of their path towards healing. Discover the first steps you can take to help clients manage their anxiety and process their grief on a deeper level.


Claire Bidwell Smith, LCPC, has worked as a therapist specializing in grief for over a decade and is the critically acclaimed author of three books of nonfiction: The Rules of Inheritance (Penguin 2012), After This: When Life is Over Where Do We Go? (Penguin, 2015) and Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief (Da Capo, 2018).

Claire’s work has been celebrated by mental health advocates like Maria Shriver and New York Times, The Huffington Post, Slate, Chicago Public Radio, The Guardian, Psychology Today and Yoga Journal.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Claire Bidwell Smith maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with Conscious Grieving Inc. She receives royalties as a published author. Claire Bidwell Smith receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Claire Bidwell Smith is a board member of The End Well Foundation.