Clair has a Clinical Counselling degree and has completed advanced training with the Grief Recovery Institute. He has over 30 years experience counselling those who have suffered some form of loss and for the last 20 years has been a grief counsellor, celebrant and funeral director at Springfield Funeral Home in Kelowna. He is the published author of Tears in a Bottle – Stories of Life and Loss, and “Living with Grief: Children and Adolescents, the Value of the Funeral and Viewing.” Clair has been a guest lecturer at UBCO in the gerontology, social work and nursing departments, Okanagan College and other private colleges, as well as an instructor for The Canadian College of Funeral Services for 8 years, teaching The Psychology of Death, Dying and Disposition. He facilitates grief support groups bi-annually. He is a community instructor to schools, businesses and groups including the Interior Alzheimer Society, Interior Health and BC Cancer Agency.
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Clair Jantzen: Grief and Loss Therapy offers support and therapy on issues such as grief and loss issues, depression, and suicide. Often, these spill over into other areas of our lives, including our relationships. Clair is also equipped to support improvements in marriage and family connections.
Seminar topics include:
|What’s Clair been up to?||Date||Link|
|Annual Interior Health Social Work Conference, Kelowna||September 17, 2018||Download|
|Oliver’s Funeral Home, Grande Prairie||October 3 and 4, 2018||Download|
|Bergeron’s Funeral Services, Dawson Creek||October 5, 2018||Download|
|Compassion in the Hard Places, Kelowna||October 13, 2018||Download|
|Facilitators Training Boys and Girls Clubs, Kelowna||October 19, 2018||Download|
May 29th 2018: The Trauma of Grief and Loss
Tune in to TraumaTalk - 9 AM Pacific