An Evening with Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt

Exploring Death, Grief, and Mourning

Hosted by:
3Hopeful Hearts
The Deringer Family

September 12, 2018
Colorado Youth Outdoors
4927 County Road 36
Fort Collins, CO 80528
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM           Register Here  

Purpose: We look forward to having you join us for this evening of hope and healing. Someone in your life has died. You are now faced with the difficult, but important, need to mourn. This compassionate program provides you support in your personal grief experience.

Why This Program: The capacity to love requires the necessity to mourn when someone you love dies. Don’t miss this opportunity to spend an evening with one of North America’s leading grief counselors and authors. Dr. Wolfelt can and will help you feel support in your grief.

Who Should Attend: This compassionate program will be helpful to anyone who is experiencing grief in their lives. If you know anyone who may benefit from this opportunity to embrace hope and healing, please let them know about this program. We look forward to having you with us.

Among the content areas to be explored in this workshop are the following:

  • Acknowledging the Need to Mourn
  • Exploring a Multitude of Emotions
  • Recognizing Unique Aspects of Your Personal Grief
  • Defining Your Special Needs in Five Areas of Loss
  • Understanding the Importance of Self-Care
  • Identifying the Value of Support Systems
  • Describing Six Important Needs of Mourning
  • Exploring the Transformative Nature of Grief
  • Having Hope for Your Healing
  • The Bill of Rights of the Mourner

About the Presenter: Dr. Alan Wolfelt is a noted author, educator, and grief counselor. Recipient of the Association for Death Education and Counseling’s Death Educator Award, he serves as the Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition ( in Fort Collins, CO. He is also a faculty member of the University of Colorado Medical School’s Department of Family Medicine.

Dr. Wolfelt is the best-selling author of more than fifty books including Loving From the Outside In, Mourning From the Inside Out; Understanding Your Grief; The Journey Through Grief; Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers; Healing a Spouse’s Grieving Heart; Companioning the Grieving Child; Healing a Parent’s Grieving Heart; and Creating Meaningful Funeral Ceremonies.

Dr. Wolfelt and his wife, Susan, a family physician, are parents to three children. They live in the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains next door to the Center for Loss and Life Transition.