Welcome to Grief + Creativity

{heARTmaking + education}

Helping you find creative approaches to grief + life experiences
through personal + professional classes, mentorship coaching, books, art, blog artcles, and podcasts. You are not alone.

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Start Here

Work with Me

Take a class

In these on-demand classes, I offer space for you to personally explore your relationship to your grief experiences.

Get certification + mentorship

While I can work with you via the Creative Grief Studio Certification program, I am also available to you here via Professional Mentorship.

Get the podcast, books, art

Looking for more resources to understand how grief + creativity partner to support individual + relational grief aspects? No problem!

What People Are Saying

“Kara’s visualizations and experiential exercises helped me work through my emotions creatively, bringing me out of my own downward spiraling mind and opening me to my own depth and aliveness at a very difficult time in my life, simultaneously connecting me to a virtual community.”

Aliza Rothman Labowitz

Art Therapist

“Oh. This is DIVINE. I’m reading Kara’s book: 1000 Permissions Granted. Thank you Kara for this amazing work and gift. This is one of those books to gift to someone as a powerful reminder.”

Staci Jordan Shelton

Breaker of Chains, StaciShelton.com

“I have had the pleasure of having Kara as one of my educators for over four years. Kara has powerfully shown me her down to earth nature, her straightforward manner, her leading edge ideas and social justice philosophy. I highly recommend her as a teacher.” #artfulheart

Rob Halfyard

RSW, Founder of ResourcefulFutures.org

Articles

Stained…

Sometimes looking at grief straight on is a difficult thing. I think the idea of objectivity is myth in the best of circumstance (because I don't see how we can ever be anything but subject to our own culture, education, environ, etc), but when you throw grief in the...

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Grief+Creativity Podcast

So glad you are interested in checking out the Grief + Creativity Podcast! I'm kind of a Scanner, so this series is a bit irregularly offered 🙂 But I will keep this list updated as new casts get posted, so if you want to bookmark this page, it will be reliable way to...

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Yes! I did work + study at Mister Rogers Neighborhood

I know it's really easy to make jokes about the pace and tone of the Neighborhood shows and materials they offer -- especially in a world today that is so fast paced and technology based. But I spent several years studying Fred Rogers' work and if you just take the...

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