Janice Nadeau

Janice Nadeau

PhD, LP, LMFT, RN, FT

Janice Nadeau, Ph.D., has been active in the death, dying and bereavement field for more than three decades. Her roles have included hospice nurse, educator, researcher, clinician and author. She is a Fellow in Thanatology and a member of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement. Her doctoral dissertation won the Sage Publishing and National Council on Family Relations book award in 1998 and resulted in the publication of Families Making Sense of Death. She is in private practice in Minneapolis and Stillwater as a Ph.D. psychologist and Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist. She works with a therapy dog named Luther.

2A – How Families Make Sense of Death

Speaker(s): Janice Nadeau, PhD, LP, LMFT, RN Both ancient wisdom and recent clinical studies emphasize the critical role that meaning plays in all of human experience. Few human experiences are as impactful as the death of a family member. In this session we will explore the interactive patterns by which family members attempt to make […]

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3A – Clinical Implications of working with the bereaved from a meaning-making perspective.

Speaker(s): Janice Nadeau, PhD, LP, LMFT, RN Working with grief from a meaning-making perspective is an approach that is gaining more and more attention within our field. In this session we will briefly review what family meaning-making is as it pertains to the bereaved and then explore some approaches, methods and techniques that can be […]

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