Upcoming Events and Book Signings

  • Dr. Berger attended the Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital conference “Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare.”
  • September, 2013: Training for The Bridge, Worcester, MA: Coping with Loss and Grief as a Caregiver”
  • Special Announcement: 100% of the proceeds of the Drs. Elisha and Stefanie Goldstein’s book, A Mindful Dialogue: A Path to Working with Stress, Pain and Difficult Emotions, will be going to HOPE FOR HAITI. I am honored to be a part of this special effort to assist the people of Haiti.

Past Events

  • May, 2013: Keynote address to the Mass. Association of Older Americans and Department of Mental Health Conference, Westport, MA : “Losing, Grieving, Growing: the Challenges and Joys of Aging”
  • June, 2013: Widows Group (6 week program) at The Center for Loss & Healing, Framingham, MA
  • Dr. Berger will be giving the Keynote Address at the Massachusetts Association of Older Americans (MAOA) at their Aging and Mental Health Conference on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, Whites of Westport, MA, 66 State Road, Westport, MA 02796. For more info, contact Advocacy@MAOAmass.org
  • Jewish Family & Children Services, Waltham, MA, March 2, 2013: “Bereavement and Meaning-Making”
  • Mass. Society of Clinical Psychologists, Brookline, MA, March 2, 2013: “The Five Ways We Grieve”
  • Psychotherapy Networker, March 25-28, 2013, Washington, DC
  • Association for Death Education and Counseling, Kansas City, MO, April 7, 2013: “The Long-Term Impact Of Loss On Worldview And Identity”
  • National Association of Social Workers, MA Chapter, Newton, MA, April 15-16, 2013: “The Five Ways We Grieve”
  • Psychotherapy and Mindfulness Blog, December 2009: Interview with Dr. Elisha Goldstein
  • Massachusetts School for Professional Psychology, May 2008: “Complicated Bereavement among Older Adults”
  • Lahey Clinic Social Work Lecture Series, April 2008: “Living Beyond Loss: Who Am I Now?”
  • Dana Home Geriatric Services, April 2008: “Grief or depression? Appropriate Diagnosis For The Elderly”
  • First Church of Boston Unitarian Universalist, November 2007: “Finding Your Identity after Losing a Loved One”
  • MIT Center for Work and Personal Life, November 2007: “Living Beyond Loss”
  • Veterans Administration, Boston, MA 2006: “Grief, Loss, and Identity: Theory and Practice”
  • Boston University School of Social Work Professional Development Programs, Boston, MA 2006: “Helping Survivors of Loss Find New Identity”
  • Association of Death Education & Counseling, Tampa, FL 2006: “Self-Reflection on the Long-Term Impact of Loss on Identity”
  • Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA 2005: “New Theories of Grief, Loss and Identity, and Implications for Practice”
  • Keystone Associates, Burlington, MA 2003: “The Impact of Job and Career Loss on Individuals, Families and Organizations”
  • Hospice of the Good Shepherd, Newton, MA 2001: “Research Findings: Individual Responses to the Loss of a Loved One”