Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes is proud to welcome Dr. Alan Wolfelt back to Lakeland, bringing his unique and compassionate message to support families, children, teens and adults coping with grief and loss.

Grief and Loss Seminar Lakeland Gentry Morrison Alan Wolfelt

Has someone you love died?
Do you want to help a grieving friend or family member?
Are you, or someone you know, suffering?
Have you had a miscarriage or loss of a child?
Has your child been diagnosed with a medical condition that leaves you wondering about their future?
Have you recently been through a divorce or life transition that left you grieving an emotional loss?

If any of these apply to you, mark your calendar to attend “An Evening of Hope and Healing” with Dr. Alan Wolfelt  – a FREE event to learn about the normal, necessary process of grief and mourning that comes before hope and healing.

“An Evening of Hope and Healing” is open to all, at no cost. This program will be held on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Victory Church, located at 1401 Griffin Rd., Lakeland 33810.

About Dr. Alan Wolfelt

Dr. Alan Wolfelt founded the Center for Loss & Life Transition more than 25 years ago to offer education and support to grieving people, as well as caregivers and bereavement counselors. His website is:

Grief and Loss Seminar Lakeland Gentry Morrison Alan Wolfelt

Some of the Grief & Mourning Basics he will cover include:

What is grief?
What is mourning?
How to help someone who is grieving.
Tips for the early days and months.
Common feelings.
Coping with the pain.
One day at a time.
Be kind to yourself.
You’re not going crazy.
Common misconceptions.
Your grief is unique.
Nurturing hope.
Moving toward healing.
Growth through grief.

As many people struggle with grief during the holidays, Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes sponsors this annual presentation by Dr. Wolfelt as a gift to our community. Dr. Wolfelt addresses many types of loss and grief, such as grief in aging, job loss, and more, but his primary focus is on the loss of loved ones and caring for others during times of loss.

Loss is never easy, but learning about the normal, necessary process of grief and mourning can help.

The event is also beneficial for people from a variety of backgrounds who interact with those who are suffering and grieving, including hospice staff and volunteers, mental healthcare providers, social workers, clergy, school personnel, nurses and physicians, students and other interested professionals.

Note to Healthcare Workers: Good Shepherd Hospice will provide Complimentary approved Continuing Education Credit by the Florida Board of Nurses and Clinical Social Work. Approved for 3 Contact Hours from the Florida Board of Nursing for nurses and certified nursing assistants, and from the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling.

To register for this free event, call 863.688.7679 or register online at

(registration requested but not required)