I am a highly experienced and accredited trainer, with a track record of delivering training across a wide variety of audiences.  I am a member of the Cruse Scotland training team, and accredited by COSCA to deliver counselling training at certificate level.

Recent topics for training courses have included:

  • Understanding loss and grief
  • Developing skills in bereavement support
  • Supporting bereaved colleagues
  • Designing and delivering meaningful funerals
  • Funeral Poverty
  • "More Questions Than Answers" - supporting people bereaved by suicide                          


Following the recent publication of draft guidance on vulnerable customers by the FCA, I am currently offering a course on:

"Understanding and Supporting the Bereaved Client"

Please contact if you are interested in this training for your organisation.


Comments from recent courses included:

  • "I think this was a particularly interesting and enjoyable talk and very relevant both professionally and personally.
  • "Excellent speaker who clearly knew his subject." 
  • "Interesting and thought provoking presentation" 
  • "Our team feel the benefit of a better understanding when dealing with bereaved families." 
  • "I am confident I will retain and use the practical and theoratical elements of the training in the future."
  • "I found the session very helpful and feel more able to talk to patients who have recently had a family death.

If you, or your staff, could benefit from developing skills in this area, please get in touch, using the contact form to explore how we could work together.

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