Center For Loss & Life Transition
3735 Broken Bow Road
Fort Collins, Colorado  80526
Phone: (970) 226-6050   Fax: 800-922-6051
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September Speaking Locations & Dates

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Dr. Wolfelt begins his fall speaking tour in September. Here’s where he’ll be:

September 16-17 Des Moines, IA

September 18 Greeley, CO

September 23-24 Qualicum Beach, BC Canada

September 25 Penticton, BC Canada

Click here to visit the “See Where Dr. Wolfelt Is” page for more information on these workshops, or call the office at (970) 226-6050.


Important New Book, Reframing PTSD as Traumatic Grief, Now Available on Pre-Order!

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An estimated 8 percent of Americans are thought to be suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at any given time. Many are victims of or witnesses to violence. Others have been neglected or abused. Some have experienced a traumatic accident or natural disaster. Still others have experienced the sudden and perhaps violent death of someone they love. No matter the cause, PTSD results in symptoms of acute stress, including anxiety, persistent thoughts or flashbacks, and a host of other physical, emotional, cognitive, social, and spiritual challenges.


In this guide for counselors and caregivers, Dr. Alan Wolfelt reframes PTSD as a form of grief. Helping PTSD sufferers mourn their unacknowledged and “carried” grief over the traumatic events that caused their symptoms is the key to helping them heal. Rather than seeking to quickly treat away symptoms of PTSD, caregivers who follow Dr. Wolfelt’s “companioning” philosophy will instead see the natural and necessary PTSD symptoms as indications that the sufferer needs additional support and encouragement to express himself. This holistic new approach acknowledges clinical PTSD treatments as part of the solution while emphasizing that authentic mourning is the primary and most essential healer.

List Price: $29.95

Pre-Order: $25.00

Get your copy now from the bookstore or call (970) 226-6050 to order!



Dr. Wolfelt Quoted in article on Life After Loss

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Dr. Wolfelt was quoted in the article “Life after Loss,” by Betsy Simnacher in the October 2014 edition of Live Happy magazine.


Aspen, CO – August 21st

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Contact Michelle at (970) 925-5858 for registration information.

Visit the Aspen Hope Center website

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WHY We Need Funerals Training Next Week!

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We’re excited to be hosting the WHY We Need Funerals 3-Day Training next week! It should be a great time of training and we’re already looking forward to the next section of the course we’ll be offering. Stay tuned for more information coming out this summer.


Now Available: My Pet Died Coloring Book

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PrintCompanion Press announces the publication of a new coloring book for young children grieving the death of a pet. Entitled My Pet Died, the coloring book is authored by renowned grief educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt.

The 24-page coloring book provides pages for kids to draw or paste a photo of their pet and, with a grown-up’s help, write the pet’s name and a few simple words about the pet. It also includes colorable drawings of children playing with pets of all kinds and depicts the many normal and natural feelings grieving kids experience. The coloring book also includes a note to parents and other caregivers with general guidance about helping children after the death of a pet.

Author, educator, and grief counselor Dr. Alan Wolfelt serves as Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition in Fort Collins, Colorado. The author of Healing A Child’s Grieving Heart and many other books for and about grieving children and teens, Dr. Wolfelt is committed to helping people young and old mourn well so they can live well and love well. He is also a respected consultant to hospices and funeral service.

My Pet Died: A Coloring Book For Grieving Children is priced at $2.00 U.S or in packs of 25 for $30.00. To order and to learn more about Dr. Wolfelt’s books on grief and loss, visit the Bookstore or call (970) 226-6050.


Upcoming workshops in British Columbia, Canada

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Dr. Wolfelt is preparing to speak in various cities throughout BC in the coming weeks.

He will be speaking in Vernon, Trail, Cranbrook, Vancouver, & Sechelt, BC Canada.

Check out our calendar for additional program details!



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Caregiver Training Next Week

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We’re looking forward to hosting a great group of caregivers from throughout North America next week at the Comprehensive Bereavement Skills training course.

We’re looking forward to a great week of learning how to “companion” others in grief.




Dr. Wolfelt in Toronto, ON & Roanoke, VA this week!

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If you’re in either of these areas and want additional details about these programs please contact us at the Center at (970) 226-6050,, or check out the details on the calendar:

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National College Student Grief Awareness Day – April 23rd

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