Welcome to the Center for Loss & Life Transition
Led by grief counselor and educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt, we are an organization dedicated to helping people who are grieving and those who care for them. Perhaps someone you love has died, or you want to help a grieving friend or family member. Or maybe you are a professional or volunteer grief caregiver. Either way, we are here to offer resources and understanding. We invite you to explore our website and call us at (970) 226-6050 if you have any questions. Thank you for visiting. We hope to meet you in person one day.
About Dr. Wolfelt
Our director, Dr. Alan Wolfelt, is a respected grief counselor, educator, and author. He founded the Center for Loss more than 25 years ago to offer education and support both to grievers and bereavement caregivers. He is known around the world for his compassionate messages of hope and healing as well as his companioning philosophy of grief care. Dr. Wolfelt speaks on grief-related topics, offers trainings for caregivers, and has written many bestselling books and other resources on grief for both caregivers and grieving people.
Great News! After some reflection and discernment, Dr. Wolfelt has decided to continue to offer his trainings into future years. As he noted: “I was humbled by the number of people who sent notes or called in to encourage me to continue my trainings anchored in the...read more
The Center for Loss and Life Transition provides quality bereavement care training for caregivers. Dr. Wolfelt’s seminars have evolved out of a demand for concise yet comprehensive information in the growing area of death education and counseling. If you want to learn...read more
Companion Press announces the publication of a new book entitled A Tale of Two Funerals: The Throw Rug and the Tapestry, by renowned grief educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Written specifically for funeral directors, funeral service leaders, and funeral home staff members,...read more
A Tale of Two Funerals: The Throw Rug and the Tapestry$19.95
Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers$29.95
Healing the Empty Nester’s Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents After the Kids Move Out, Go Off to College, or Start Taking Flight$11.95
Loving from the Outside In, Mourning from the Inside Out$15.95
Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart$14.95