Grief & Healing

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You're Not Alone

With our online grief support you’re assured of our commitment to helping you through this difficult time. It doesn’t matter what time of day, or what day of the week you need support, we're here for you. You can access online counseling services, join in group grief support, or watch our interactive videos, anytime: 24/7. No matter how you feel at this moment, you have our commitment - you're never alone.

Dr. Virgina Simpson
Meet Dr. Virginia Simpson

Executive Counseling Director

I bring both personal and professional experience with death and grieving to every counseling situation, which includes the creation of this set of grief counseling resources. I know them to be the best available online today. Whether your loss has been sudden or expected, I'll help you learn to cope with the depth of emotions and experiences that are part of healthy grieving.

  • Interactive Aftercare

    These interactive videos explore the dimensions of grief, as well as the dynamic cycle of experience. There’s never been anything like this online before. These videos teach with both style and substance.

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  • Live Grief Counseling

    Sometimes you just can’t face leaving the house. In fact, you may not get out of your pajamas for days, and with our online grief counseling, there's simply no need to do either – until you’re ready to do so. Our counselors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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  • Grief Support Resources

    Every person must cope with loss of a loved on his or her own terms. The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.

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  • 365 Days of Grief Support

    These messages of hope, healing and affirmation are delivered to your email inbox every day. Subscribe easily, and unsubscribe when you're ready. Such small doses of comfort will help you move through the cycle of grief, and work wonders for your outlook.

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    Kyle's Korner 

Kyle's Korner is a local organization located in Wauwatosa, WI that is the work and creation of dedicated  bereavement specialists within the Milwaukee area community who are committed to supporting grieving families with young children. For futher information please feel free to contact them at (414)777-1585 or visit their website at http://www.kyleskorner.org.

   
     2015 Support Group Meetings

The Common Ground of Grief Support Group Meetings are conducted by Patrick Dean, MEd., CT, director of grief education services for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries and founder of WI Grief Education Center.  This support is free and is open to people of all ages and faiths.  The Sessions are geared for interaction or privacy, as preferred.  These meetings are sponsored by Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries, bereavement ministry of the Nazareth Project and San Camillo.  All support group meetings are held at San Camillo, 10200 W. Bluemound Rd. Wauwatosa, WI, from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM.  Weather cancellations on local TV news.  Dates are listed below:
February 9 & 23, March 8 & 22, April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24, June 14 & 28, July 12 & 26, August 9 & 23, September 13 & 27, October 11 & 25, November 8 & 22, and December 13.

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.  GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.  There are thousands of GriefShare grief recovery support groups meeting throughout the US, Canada and in over 10 other countries. There’s one meeting near you!  To attend a local meeting, please visit the griefshare website by clicking on the following link http://www.griefshare.org/findagroup or contact griefshare by calling 1-800-395-5755.  *Please call each group location before attending to confirm meeting time and date as cancelations may occur.

    
     Common Ground of Grief - Surviving Loss While Learning To Live & Love Again

 This monthly series of conversations and education with Patrick Dean will cover a veriety of topics centered around grief.  Please see our community events page http://www.heritagefuneral.com/about-us/community-events to view series dates, times, and topics.