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Emily Schindler Lecture – Beyond the Woods: Childhood Grief, Spirituality and Nature Therapy

May 2, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Location Details:
The Richard A. Grossi Auditorium
at the Asthma & Allergy Center
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, MD 21224
 *Registration is required. Please scroll down to register online, or call 888.501.7077 for more information.
About the Lecture
Childhood bereavement is experienced through the duality of dealing with the numerous aspects of the loss and adapting to the changes resulting from the loss.  Join Dr. Fisher as she explores childhood grief and spirituality and discusses a nature-based resiliency model that promotes healing and overall wellness.
3 Category 1 CE credits for social workers licensed by the Maryland Board of Social Workers. Chesapeake Life Center at Hospice of the Chesapeake is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland.
The Maryland Board of Professional Counselors& Therapists certifies that this program meets the criteria for 3.0 credit hours of Category 1 continuing education for Counselors and Therapists in Maryland.
Meet the Presenter
Cheryl Fisher, PhD, NCC, LCPC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor and counselor-educator with 30 years of clinical and educational experience with individuals, families and children. She is a certified trauma professional and Jungian Play Therapist with extensive clinical experience working with trauma, grief and loss in all ages.
An international presenter, Dr. Fisher conducts research in the areas of nature and mental health, in addition to spirituality and meaning-construction. One of her current research interests includes the examination of human-nature connection and spirituality in overall wellness. Dr. Fisher is currently writing a book examining the preventative and rehabilitative elements of engaging in nature titled, Mindfulness, Nature-Based and Creative Interventions for Kids, which informs this presentation.
She is a columnist- The Counseling Connoisseur- for Counseling Today Online. Dr. Fisher has a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision with an emphasis in the integration of psychology and spirituality, and an M.S. in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University Maryland.
About Emily Schindler
Emily was a freshman at Frostburg State University when she was tragically killed in a car accident. Emily’s short life was filled with friends, family and a genuine sense of happiness. Her thoughtfulness and concern for others continue on through the Emily Schindler Memorial Lecture. She would be honored to know she is helping to train others in providing compassionate care to those who are hurting.


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, MD 21224 United States
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