Sharon Greenlee

Sharon Greenlee

Sharon is a licensed counselor, author and consultant. For many years she has conducted seminars and workshops in all areas of personal growth, creativity, writing, stress reduction, grief, loss, change and life transitions. In the area of grief and loss she has provided staff development and grief after-care for hospital staff, schools, funeral directors, hospice staff and caregivers and various business groups. She conducts grief support groups and provides personal counsel for grieving adults and children. For many years her work as a hospice volunteer included support for bereaved children and their terminally ill mothers. Sharon’s book,” When Someone Dies”, Peachtree Publishing has been a source of comfort for many grieving children and adults. She is also the author of numerous articles. Recently moving from Wyoming to Fort Collins, CO, Sharon has a private counseling practice and teaches workshops, including grief and loss, for the Fort Collins Poudre Valley Hospital Aspen Club. https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/14739/sharon-greenlee-when-someone-dies-how-can-we-help

Articles:

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Entangled or Unresolved Grief

Just this morning I read a wise and timely quote from Eckhart Tolle: “As long as you make an identity for yourself out of pain, you cannot be free of […]

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Husband’s Valentines Stir Warm Memories

It’s one of those rare overcast days in Colorado and I’m working in my home office with nice music playing. I’ve been thinking about Valentine’s Day, realizing it will be […]

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Reframing: Technique to Make the Good Memories Come Alive

When we lose a loved one, the reaction is extreme sadness and that sadness plays its role in the form of grief. Many times the circumstances of the death can […]

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A Children and Grief Story

My gramma’s grief over the loss of her only child devoured me!  To see and hear her wailing and knowing she couldn’t stop was heartbreaking and frightening.  Her sadness, and my […]

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Does Grief End? Turning the Corner Takes Work, Faith, Patience

People who come for grief therapy often ask, “How long does this sadness last?” “Does it ever get better?”  “Will I ever wake up some morning and feel something different than what […]

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‘Decorate Your Memory’ on Memorial Day

By Sharon Greenlee — When you see or hear Memorial Day, what are the first visuals and words that pop into your mind?? I see the cemetery, the funeral, my […]

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Six Questions To Prepare You For, “How Are You Doing?”

By Sharon Greenlee — It’s been over six months since my husband died and people still ask the question: “How are you doing?” If you’ve lost a loved one, you’re […]

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