Clarion University of Pennsylvania

03/14/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/14/2019 08:41

Learn how nature can help heal grief

Lisa Story, a licensed professional counselor and certified thanatologist, will present 'Hope Grows' from noon to 1:30 p.m. and again from 7 to 9 p.m. March 19 in the multi-purpose room of Gemmell Student Center.

Story holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University. He has a certificate in addictions counseling from Waynesburg University and in horticultural therapy from the Horticultural Therapy Institute, Denver. She has written programs using gardens and nature as a way to understand grief and the elements of self-care while caring for others.

Comfortable clothing is suggested. Participants will take part in a gardening activity and will take their own plant home. Seating is limited to the first 100 participants for each session. The program is part of the Mary L. Seifert Cultural Series. It is free and open to the public.