Death Cafe

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Salon Discussion: Death Café
Deborah Gregory Ph.D and Michelle Seligson, M.Ed. Jungian Analysts

Friday, April 28: 7 pm – 9 pm
Cost: Free

 The Death Cafe, a ‘social franchise’ model based on the ideas of Bernard Crettaz, a Swiss sociologist. C.G. Jung wrote movingly about death and the necessity of acknowledging it as a reality we all eventually must accept. The Death Cafe, the second such Salon offered by the Jung Institute-Boston, will be a two-hour program on Friday, April 28, from 7 pm to 9 pm, open to a maximum of 20 adult participants from the community. This event will be a group-directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives, or themes. It is not a bereavement or therapy group. The objective of Death Cafe is to ‘increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives.’

Tea and cake will be served. RSVP requested, $5 donations for refreshments welcome.

Deborah W. Gregory, Ph.D., is aJungian Analyst specializing in transitional spaces.  She has a certificate in Thanantology and Quality of Life at the end of life.  She has worked in hospice for many years, as well as guided clients in her own practice.

Michelle Seligson, M.Ed., is a Jungian Analyst, a graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute-Boston, and from 1979 to 2007 a Senior Research Scientist and project director at the Wellesley College Centers for Women. She is in private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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