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Unresolved Grief in the Couple Following a Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Other Perinatal Loss

The webinar describes and provides an understanding of unresolved grief which is described diagnostically in individuals as complicated or prolonged grief.

The webinar describes how this may manifest in a couple following a miscarriage, stillbirth or perinatal loss. It specifically describes ways of identifying unresolved grief and proposes a short-term intervention which can address this difficulty in affected couples.

This webinar covers:

  • how to distinguish normal grief from complicated or prolonged grief
  • how to identify the manifestations of complicated or prolonged grief
  • how to identify couples who may be at risk or who are manifesting features of unresolved grief
  • the factors which underpin a propensity to develop complicated or prolonged grief
  • the components of a short-term intervention to address unresolved grief.


About the presenters

Cynthia Gregory-Roberts is a clinical social worker and individual, couple and family psychotherapist in private practice in Sydney. She is a member of the International Association of Couple and Family Psychoanalysis and the Child, Couple and Family Psychotherapy Association of Australasia and Vice-President of Penthos. She has extensive experience in the education of general practitioners and mental health professionals and as an author has contributed to numerous publications and co-edited with Timothy Keogh the book 'Psychoanalytic Approaches to Loss: Mourning, Melancholia and Couples'.

Timothy Keogh PhD is a psychoanalyst, clinical and forensic psychologist and couple psychotherapist who was the former Executive Director of a variety of state-wide programs in the public sector, notably in the forensic mental health and drug and alcohol areas. He is the current President of the Australian Psychoanalytical Society and Co-Chair for the Asia-Pacific of the Couple and Family Committee of the International Psychoanalytical Association and the current President of Penthos.

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This webinar was recorded in September 2021.


This 1.5-hour pre-recorded webinar can be accessed at any time.

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