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When I’m Gone: Coping with Death & Dying in Therapy
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When: Saturday, May 19, 2018
9AM - 4PM
Where: St. John's University
101 Astor Place
New York, New York  10003
United States
Contact: Dr. Roy Aranda

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Poems and Essays on Death

Click here to read Poems and Essays on Death & Dying, compiled by Roy Aranda, Psy.D., J.D.

Coping with Death & Dying in Therapy

In this program you will learn about special and timely topics related to death and loss - both from the perspectives of psychotherapy and how it may affect your professional life. 

Death and loss have always been among the most difficult topics that therapists must face. Even though there is a literature on how to help clients deal with their loss, there is very little that offers guidelines to mental health professionals, who are not acknowledged grievers, to deal with this difficult subject. 



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  • St John's University 
  • New York State Psychological Association 
  • NSYPA's Adult Development and Aging Division 
  • NYSPA's Forensic Division
  • Association of Hispanic Mental Health Professionals


Keynote Speaker 

Sheldon Solomon, Professor of Psychology at Skidmore College

"The Worm at the Core: The Role of Death in Life" 

Sheldon Solomon is Professor of Psychology at Skidmore College. His studies of the effects of the uniquely human awareness of death on behavior have been supported by the National Science Foundation and Ernest Becker Foundation, and were featured in the award willing documentary film Flight from Death: The Quest for Immortality. He is co-author of In the Wake of 9/11: The Psychology of Terror and The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life. Sheldon is an American Psychological Society Fellow, and a recipient of an American Psychological Association President Citation (2007), a Lifetime Career Award by the International Society of Self and Identity (2009), and the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs Annual Faculty Award (2011). 


Additional Information: 

  • A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
  • Continuing Education Credits: 12 presenters have applied to offer CE credits
  • The Conference will be recorded via WebEx.
  • There is parking conveniently around the corner:


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