Talking differently

about grief

Wendy Liu
Specialist Grief and Trauma Counsellor


Grief is a universal experience, yet many of us struggle to talk about it, let alone support others who are grieving.

Wendy Liu, Specialist Grief and Trauma Counsellor and Accredited Mental Health Social Worker, unpacks the impacts of grief and how best to support someone experiencing grief.

Wendy has provided training and consultation to NSW emergency services, the Australian Psychological Society, and is featured in ‘Any Ordinary Day’, an award-winning book about trauma and resilience by Leigh Sales.

In this presentation, Wendy covers:

  • Grief and its impacts
  • Types of grief
  • Principles and approaches to supporting people who are grieving (including information on what not to say)
  • Relevant strategies and resources


Wendy Liu photo

Wendy Liu
Specialist Grief and
Trauma Counsellor

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Juliana Warner. President, The Law Society of NSW

Juliana Warner 
2021 Law Society President


Format: On-demand webcast
Recorded: 13 April 2021
CPD: 1 unit, self-allocated
Cost: Member – complimentary
Non-member – $29
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If you or someone you know needs support, help is available.  

The Solicitor Outreach Service (SOS) is an independent and confidential counselling service for NSW solicitors. Call 1800 592 296 to access this service.

If you're not a NSW solicitor and you need support, Lifeline provides all Australians access to 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Call 13 11 14 to access this service.

For information about other nationally available mental health support services, click here.