Webinar: Music of the Soul - What Music Teaches Us About Coping with Grief

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Even after a loved one dies, love lives on and the bond continues. If there’s a person, time, or place you’d like to visit or connect with, what music would take you there? Join Joy Berger in exploring rich entries into our life-stories through music, both literally and metaphorically.

This webinar is presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®.




Joy Berger

Joy Berger, DMA, FT, BCC, MT-BC

Dr. Berger is the owner and CEO for Composing Life Out of Loss. Joy is a prolific, passionate, creative educator, specializing in end-of-life care. Relevant to this session, Joy's first career was as a classical pianist. Dr. Berger brings over 25 years expertise with hospice and grief care: providing direct patient care with all types of hospice teams; leading hospice and palliative care educators regionally and nationwide; developing strategic partnerships; and teaching and writing internationally.  Dr. Berger was honored with the National Heart of Hospice Psychosocial/Spiritual Care Award. She authored Music of the Soul – Composing Life Out of Loss, published by Routledge in their acclaimed Series in Death, Dying and Bereavement for mental health professionals. Currently, she serves as a Board Member for the Association for Death Education and Counseling. 

Program Details

This webinar is free and open to the public. Continuing education credit is not available.


About the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®

The TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is positioned to be the national and worldwide leader in training and education for bereavement professionals, bereaved individuals, and grieving military and civilian families.

Through an alliance with the Hospice Foundation of America, the foremost leader in professional grief and loss education, the Institute will serve as a resource and training center, providing a hub for high-quality collaboration between professionals working in the field of grief and loss.

The Institute is where practical information on coping with loss will be accessible for all who seek current strategies, the most effective tools, and best practices for supporting those who are grieving and those who serve the grieving. 

TAPS has teamed with the Hospice Foundation of America to educate caregivers, mental health professionals, clergy, funeral directors, casualty officers, the bereaved themselves, and so many others on the best ways to travel the grief journey. Together at the Institute, the two organizations will provide workshops, seminars, panel discussions, and more to train professionals and help individuals and families thrive after loss.

TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing® is located at TAPS Headquarters, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA 22201

Email us at Institute@taps.org or give us a call at 800-959-8277 (TAPS) with any questions.