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Meaning-Centered Grief Therapy (MCGT): A Clinical Intervention to Support Grieving Individuals
Friday, April 30, 2021, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
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Virtual Conference with Wendy Lichtenthal, Ph.D.

Wendy G. Lichtenthal, PhD, FT is Director of the Bereavement Clinic and Associate Attending Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) and Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Chicago, her doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania, her clinical psychology internship at Payne Whitney/Weill Cornell Medicine, and a postdoctoral research fellowship in psycho-oncology at MSK, where she was Chief Research Fellow. Dr. Lichtenthal’s research has focused on grief and bereavement, meaning-making, intervention development, and cancer survivorship. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the American Cancer Society, the T.J. Martell Foundation, and Cycle for Survival. Dr. Lichtenthal was the recipient of the Kawano New Investigator Award from the International Psycho-Oncology Society in 2012 and the Research Recognition Award from the Association for Death Education and Counseling in 2019. As a licensed clinical psychologist, her practice focuses on helping cancer patients and their families cope and find meaning in the face of loss and adversity.

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Conference Fees:

Current MCDES Members: $100

Non Members: $125


Contact: [email protected]