Loss, Grief, and the Quest for Meaning
The TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is honored to bring internationally recognized scholar, author, speaker and practicing psychologist, Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD to Arlington, Virginia for this workshop to help us understand how growth can come from grief, despite the emotional challenges that mourning brings.
Robert A. Neimeyer, PhDRobert Neimeyer is a Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, where he also maintains an active clinical practice. Since completing his doctoral training at the University of Nebraska in 1982, he has published 30 books, including Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved. Robert is currently working to advance a more adequate theory of grieving as a meaning-making process, both in his published work and through his frequent professional workshops for national and international audiences. The recipient of the MISS Foundation’s Phoenix Award: Rising to the Service of Humanity, Robert served as Chair of the International Work Group for Death, Dying, and Bereavement and President of the Association for Death Education and Counseling. He has been granted the Eminent Faculty Award by the University of Memphis, made a Fellow of the Clinical Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, and given Lifetime Achievement Awards by both the Association for Death Education and Counseling and the International Network on Personal Meaning.
Registration is $15. This event is open to the public and seating is limited. Lunch will be available following the event. Continuing education is not available.