Grief Counselling Training

in Singapore

An Integrated Model

for the Bereaved (Part II)

Rebuilding the Significant Bond in the Shadow of Separation

Earn Credits for 1 Core Course and 3 Techniques Modules toward

Certification in Grief Therapy as Meaning Reconstruction

Offered by the Portland Institute.

5-6 December 2019

Presented by

Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT, MMSAC, RegCLR

Associate Director, Portland Institute for Loss and Transition

Fellow in Thanatology, Association of Death Education and Counseling

Therapist, Anchorage for Loss and Transition

In the course of counselling, you may come across clients who struggle with yearning for their loved ones after separation through death.  This training will introduce an integrative model from the meaning reconstruction perspectives and equip you with the necessary tools to enable clients to rebuild their disrupted bond in the aftermath of loss. 


  • To conceptualize the impacts of separation on one's life using an integrative theoretical model

  • To apply meaning reconstructive intervention tools to facilitate one's continuing bond after the loss



  • Saying "Hello" Again after Saying "Goodbye"

To reopen the door to connection

  • Our Braided Paths

To revisit the Back Story of Relationship

  • Use of Chair Work

To speak the unspeakable and the unsaid...

  • Tree of Legacy

To integrate and extend the stories

Interested in

An Integrated Model

for the Bereaved (Part I)?

Check out the other 2-day workshop on

Reconstructing the Shattered Pieces in the Valley of Death

on 2-3 Apr 2020. 

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Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT


Presenting Faculty

Carolyn Ng, PsyD, FT, MMSAC, RegCLR maintains a private practice, Anchorage for Loss and Transition, for training, supervision and therapy in Singapore, while also serving as an Associate Director of the Portland Institute.  Previously she served as Principal Counsellor with the Children’s Cancer Foundation in Singapore, specialising in cancer-related palliative care and bereavement counselling.  She is a registered counsellor, master clinical member and approved supervisor with the Singapore Association for Counselling (SAC), a Fellow in Thanatology with the Association of Death Education and Counselling (ADEC), USA, as well as a consultant to a cancer support and bereavement ministry in Sydney, Australia.  She is certified in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Narrative Therapy, and holds an MA in Pastoral Ministry from Trinity Theological Seminary in the USA.  Find out more at:


Dates:   5-6 December 2019​ (Thu-Fri)

Time:   9am - 5pm

Venue:  Academy of Human Development (AHD)

                43 Middle Road, #03-00, Boon Sing Building,

                Singapore 188952

                [Near to Bugis MRT Station - see map]

Tel:       6425-2422


Regular Fee: SGD$600

Post-VCF: SGD$420 ONLY

(30% VCF approved)

For workshop enquiries and registration, please email

For certification enquiries, please email

In collaboration with the Academy of Human Development (AHD) in Singapore, PI provides multiple training series in Meaning Reconstruction Grief Therapy for professionals from diverse disciplines.  

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