Virtual Bereavement Education Groups

Virtual Bereavement Education Groups

The bereavement support group offers adults grieving a death a confidential time to share their concerns, triumphs, and day-to-day experiences. Trained facilitators guide discussion during the meeting.

  • For adults 18+ who currently reside in Nova Scotia
  • Topics and speakers will change month to month and will be announced on our social media accounts and on the page below. 
  • All sessions will be co-facilitated and moderated by trained Bereavement Volunteers or Hospice Halifax staff.
  • Every second or third Wednesday of the month, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm via Zoom. 
  • Attendees are responsible for providing their own computer/phone and internet access and ensuring a private location free of distractions for the session.
  • Community members can come at any point in the grief process, whether their loved one died at a hospice or in another circumstance
  • Free of charge


**Pre-registration required – Limited capacity**

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June 21, 2023 from 7:00-8:30 pm

Exploring Music Therapy in Grief Support

Certified music therapist (MTA), Kristi Anderson, will describe music therapy and demonstrate how it can be used in the context of grief support. Participants will be invited to engage in music therapy interventions during the session.

Speakers: Kristia Anderson, MTA

Kristi is our Music Therapist at Hospice Halifax. In addition, Kristi works with clients through Patchwork Music Therapy, a mobile company based in K’jipuktuk/Halifax, which she owns and operates. She is never far from the performing arts where she has worked professionally in various capacities for over fifteen years. Kristi brings with her a love of community and people, providing opportunities for connection, emotional release and more within a therapeutic relationship.


Additional Grief Support Groups

We recognize that not everyone is in the HRM or able to get out and about, so we have compiled a list of the many support groups available across Nova Scotia