- 30 Apr
- Published on 30 April 2010
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Best-selling author and pioneering thought-leader Stacey Canfield empowers those facing the loss of a loved one with guidance and resources that transform a frightening time of life into an experience filled with hope, dignity and love. Canfield created Soul Sitters to provide a comforting place of community and expert insight for those in need of guidance during a time of life often neglected – before the death of a loved one. Canfield’s mission is to raise awareness that this often scary and uncertain journey can instead be filled with hope, dignity and love. Through her popular live workshops and keynote presentations, Amazon best-selling book “The Soul Sitter Handbook: What to do when a loved one is dying” and online community, Canfield is redefining how our culture approaches the subject of death and loss – making sure that people have the tools to help them navigate the grieving and healing process in time to say a “good” goodbye without regrets.
Stacey Canfield is available to speak to your group in a number of different ways. Take a look at the options below; let us know if one works for you, or if we can design something that meets your specific needs.
A thought-provoking and stimulating presentation is a great way to engage a conference or meeting or serve as the highlight. Stacey connects with audiences by introducing the mission of Soul Sitting and its powerful healing message. Well before you may be faced with the untimely circumstance of losing a loved one, this enriching content is valuable and applicable in everyday living. 1-2 hours
For longer keynote programs, Stacey can expand on her keynote presentation to engage audiences with her material and each other. She facilitates thoughtful and interactive exchange that transforms people’s perception on the topic of death to the possibilities of living your best life by maximizing the time you have left. 2-4 hours.
Soul Sitter Workshops by Stacey
Stacey’s workshops include an engaging combination of exercises and activities that are focused on sharing soul sitting stories of inspiration. Stacey facilitates the day around the three pilars of Soul Care found in The Soul Sitter’s Handbook. (The S.T.E.P.S, The Positive Grief Method and The Passage Plan) 4-6 hours.
Multiple-Day Training and Retreats
When one day isn’t enough, Stacey offers multiple-day training for Hospice staff or volunteer corps. In addition, retreats for family grief support groups or individuals wanting to explore the depths of preparing their Soul Sitter inspired Passage Plan. 10-15 hours
“Stacey Canfield has done a wonderful job explaining how people can provide love and care to the dying in her book, The Soul Sitter’s Handbook. Not only will this book help the ordinary person facing the death of a loved one, but also professional care-givers. She has a unique story to tell, plus provides useful insights that will encourage many people. I wholeheartedly recommend it!”
George Pratt, PhD Past Chairman of Psychology, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, California; coauthor: Code to Joy; Instant Emotional Healing: Acupressure for the Emotions; and A Clinical Hypnosis Primer
“This book transforms our cultural beliefs of fear and denial into beauty, grace and inspiration. Read it and allow your heart to be touched and restored.”
Dr. Michael J Sasevich, Founder of the Inspirational Heart Center
“Until now the conversation for families, friends and individuals supporting loved ones in transition has been largely unspoken. Stacey Canfield explores the power behind the conversation to break this silence. In doing so she moves you to new insights about yourself, family, friends and the power of love in death.”
Dr. Sarah Farrant, Author of The Vital Truth: Accessing the Possibilities of Unlimited Health.
“Finally, a guide to help through the toughest of times. Stacey's Soul Sitter's Handbook is like a good friend's arm around your shoulder. Comforting and thoughtful. This is one of the best books I have read on loss and the healing power of staying in the present moment. I recommend this handbook for anyone struggling to make sense of loss and for those who want to find the sacred moments in challenging times.”
Rebecca Williams, PH.d Author of The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction: A Guide to Coping with the Grief, Stress and Anger that Trigger Addictive Behaviors
“How wonderful to have some universal guidelines and tools that anyone can adopt and apply to be the most comforting and effective when called upon to help your loved ones at the time when you are most needed.”
Dr. Bob Uslander, Doctors On Purpose
“Stacey holds your hand through a difficult process so that you can hold the hand of your loved one with confidence, love, grace, ease and a calming peace in your heart. This book will transform your relationships and your own peace with transition.”
Joyce O’Brien Speaker, Vitality Specialist, Author of #1 Best seller Choose to Live
“At a time of passing when most people feel inept and awkward about how to be appropriate, your book shows exactly how to see into the entire journey as sacred and the exact steps to take to satisfy each one’s soul. This handbook shows the reader how to say farewell in a deeply connected, heart-filled, sacred, loving way - as well as how to continue the relationship in a new and perhaps equally meaningful way from the other side.”
Shannon & Scott Peck, Intimacy experts & Authors of Love Heals
“Stacey’s book provides an avenue for those soul sitting and caring for the dying to embrace the experience for themselves while ensuring a quality of life while dying for those facing the reality of death.”
Linda Strause, PhD Executive Director and Head, Clinical Operations, Vical Inc., Research Scholar & Founding Research Ethics Chair for San Diego Hospice and Institute for Palliative Medicine, and Adjunct Prof. UCSD Dept. Biology
“The mission of Soul Sitters is more than a method, it is a movement from fear to love.”
Sara G. Gilman, M.F.T., F.A.A.E.T.S Marriage & Family Therapist, Fellow, American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress, EMDR Approved Consultant