Bereavement Information & Support Program

Ruah Counselling Centre

Bereavement Information & Support Program | 8 Weeks

This is an 8 week session information and support program for people who are grieving the death of a partner/spouse.

Using various resources including those developed by the Pastoral Care and Ethics Department of Eastern Health:

  • Understanding Grief
  • Healthy Grieving
  • Grief and the Family

This group will cover the feelings and concerns following the death of a partner/spouse, how to meet the unique challenges, and how to transform the mourning process into the nurturing process and looking ahead.



Robyn Hamlyn, M.C, CCC


September 18 - November 20, 2017

Monday = 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Please note there will be no session on Thanksgiving day, October 09 and                                   Remembrance day, November 13



To Register:

Unless otherwise stated, to register for any of these groups, or to gain more information, please contact Ruah Counselling Centre at (709) 579-0168 or email:

Individuals who are unable to pay the standard fee for service, under special circumstances, may be eligible for reduced fee or no fee.​

Contact Us

Ruah Counselling Centre

The Lantern

35 Barnes Road

St. John’s, NL A1C 3X1


Pauline Lake-Devine, MSW, RSW 

Administrative Assistant

Jessica Abbott

Tel:  (709) 579-0168

Fax: (709) 579-2799


Counselling Staff

Denyse Lane,

M. Ed. (Couns. Psych.), CCC

Amelia O'Dea, MSW, RSW

Susan Smart,

M. Ed. (Couns. Psych.), CCC

Kim Oldford-Walters,  

M. Ed. (Couns. Psych.), CCC

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