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, has been recognized as one of North America’s leading death educators, authors and grief counselors. His books have sold more than a million copies worldwide and have been translated into many languages. He founded the Center for Loss in 1984 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.
Dr. Wolfelt's article "A Healthy Path to Long-Term Healing" was published in the Aril 2023 edition of the American Funeral Director. It is available here. It also appeared in AfterTalk weekly blog available here.
by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Though you should reach out to others as you do the work of mourning, you should not feel obligated to accept the unhelpful responses you may receive from some people. You are the one who is grieving, and as such, you have certain...
by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Each year thousands of teenagers experience the death of someone they love. When a parent, sibling, friend or relative dies, teens feel the overwhelming loss of someone who helped shape their fragile self-identities. And these feelings...
Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers$29.95
First Aid for Broken Hearts$9.95
Grief One Day at a Time: 365 Meditations to Help You Heal After Loss$14.95
Stay for the Cup of Coffee: How to Support Others in Grief (Pre-order)$10.95
Understanding Your Grief – Second Edition$14.95