Dallas Shirley is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and BC Registered Play Therapist who provides Child, Youth, and Family Counselling for non-profit organizations and through her online private practice. She has worked at Chilliwack Hospice Society, Abbotsford Hospice Society, and Kamloops Hospice Association, and was a Grief Specialist for the Abbotsford School District. She also volunteered for 10 years at Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. Dallas is also the author of a book series called Woodland Wisdom Books, which are guides for parents, caregivers, educators, counsellors, and other adults who help to support children dealing with difficult issues. In this episode, we talk about her journey into helping bereaved children, children’s grief and their grief dreams, her grief journey, and a dream she wants to have.
You can find more about Dallas and access her blog on Supporting Children with Grief and Loss at https://dallasshirley.com/