Being Well, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor homestudy continuing education for psychologists. Being Well, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The Grief and Loss series awards 7 homestudy credits to participating professionals.

You must complete the full series to be eligible for the credits. No partial credit will be offered for partial workshop completion.


The Grief and Loss series is presented by Dr. Rick Hanson, who has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA and over 25 years of licensed clinical practice, as well as many years of teaching in doctoral-level environments, including a talk at the 2016 APA general meeting. To learn more view his bio here, or download his full CV here.


Only Dr. Hanson’s didactic presentations and exercises are eligible or required for CE credit. While CE participants are welcome to engage the supplemental materials (e.g. meditations and suggested readings), this is optional.

Dr. Hanson’s presentations and exercises in the Grief and Loss series consists of 7 hours.


The regular price of the Grief and Loss series is $299, though it may be available at certain times at a discount.

Being Well, Inc. charges an additional $50 for administering the Continuing Education hours.


Ongoing. This series is a self-paced, on-demand series that can be started and completed at any time. Once you have paid in full, you have lifetime access to the materials.


The Grief and Loss series is offered with a 30-day money-back guarantee. If for any reason you are not satisfied with the program, or unable to participate in it, please contact us and we will process a full refund.


The Grief and Loss series is suitable for anyone who has experienced a loss of any kind and is looking for helpful ways to cope, process grief, and move forward. It is also suitable for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Mental Health Counselors, Social Workers, Nurses (mental health), Marriage and Family Therapists, and other Mental Health Professionals.



First, you'll need to purchase the online series, and also pay the $50 administrative fee. Once you complete the series, you will need to provide photo identification, complete the Being Well, Inc. CE Feedback form, and take the Post-Test. 

A passing score on the post-test is 80% (or more) correct answers. You need a passing score to receive Continuing Education hours. If you do not receive a passing score, you will be able to retake the test.

After you receive a passing score on the post-test, and your photo ID is verified, you will receive the certificate via email.


  1. Provide effective emotional support to enable clients to tolerate intense experiences of loss and grief.
  2. Help clients appreciate that grieving is normal, and that it proceeds in highly individualized ways.
  3. Understand the biopsychosocial development of grieving in mammalian, primate, and human evolution.
  4. Explain how a person’s challenges, vulnerabilities, and resources combine to shape their course after a loss.
  5. Teach clients how to apply self-compassion to soothe grief.
  6. Help clients identify external sources of support to cope with loss.
  7. Teach clients how to use mindfulness to reduce invasive grief.

There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for Grief and Loss