The holidays can be difficult when we’re grieving – or supporting someone who is. Alex Mammadyarov, a writer and psychotherapist specializing in grief, joins us for a conversation about the challenges of grieving during the “happiest time of the year” and how we can continue to move forward in our grief during a time when family and friends are gathering to celebrate.
About Our Guest
Alex Mammadyarov is a writer and psychotherapist specializing in grief, based in New York City. Alex holds a commitment to lifelong learning and advocacy around bereavement that opens up space for people to grieve authentically. Having personal loss experience since childhood, Alex knows firsthand how grief can remain and yet shape shift over time. In 2019, she founded the social media platform Grief Uncovered and began delivering on her mission to shine a light on this common, deeply transformative, and yet often ignored topic. Alex holds an Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology and an M.A. in Mental Health Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is joining the Going with Grace End of Life program as a trainee in the August 2021 cohort. To connect with Alex: Instagram - @alexmammadyarov