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International Grief Institute

Mitch Carmody

The IGI works with organizations and individual volunteer producers who want to bring the Circle of Hope to a venue in their city. We are currently accepting applications to produce tour stops in the U.S.  Contact us to learn more info on bringing hope to your city.  LEARN MORE.



Put your compassion to work and join us in building a better foundation for future generations. Our certification curriculums are innovative, and our  modules are taught by some of the best experts in the industry. 


Lynda Cheldelin Fell
International Grief Institute
Joanne Fink
Glen Lord

Virtual Healing Village

Circle of Hope Presenters

 Invite us to your city! Learn how.

"Part of the healing process is sharing

with other people who care."



Virtual Healing

Franklin Cook

Corporate Services


Angels Across the USA

Circle of Hope

Healing comes in many forms, and IGI offers many opportunities. Join us in the village and take steps toward your own healing today.  LEARN MORE


Grief Diaries


​Unified Community Solutions


Open to Hope

Nov. 28   |   The Art of Remembering

Chelsea Hanson

5 pm pacific / 8 pm eastern


Learn how to find inspiring ways to preserve memories, honor the life of a loved one by choosing from a rich treasury of creative ideas and projects, enjoy ways for remembering that makes you happy, maintain the continuing bonds with deceased loved ones and learn to stay connected in joyous ways.

Dec. 5   |   Proactive Grieving: Turning loss to legacy

Mitch Carmody

5 pm pacific / 8 pm eastern


Learn how to recognize and assess somatic symptoms, body language, and grief complications, emotional changes of grief, the quantum physics of empathy with other grievers, and how to find equilibrium in body, mind, spirit and soul.

Dec. 12   |   I Can't Make This Life Up

Shelly Woodward

5 pm pacific / 8 pm eastern


Learn how to survive depression, find support through family and friends, how to be okay with loving outside marriage, live the best life you can in the face of adversity.

Dec. 19   |   Introduction to Meditation

Annah Elizabeth

5 pm pacific / 8 pm eastern


Learn about meditation myths and how to debunk them, benefits of meditation, and how to create your own meditation practice.

Jan. 9   |   Telling Our Stories: Creative Spiritual Journaling

Harriet Riley

5 pm pacific / 8 pm eastern


Learn what a spiritual journal can be, centered writing practices, reasons to keep a journal, and practical ways to journal using writing and visual prompts.

Jan. 16   |   Writing for Self Care & Self Discovery

Annah Elizabeth

5 pm pacific / 8 pm eastern


Learn to debunk writing myths and fears, how to use writing as a self care and self discovery aid, how to release toxic emotions through writing, how to  use writing to gain insight into conflict and healing.

Feb. 13   |   After Death Communication

Christine Duminiak

5 pm pacific / 8 pm eastern


Learn 20 ways loved ones contact us from the afterlife, tips for receiving afterlife contacts and dream visits, and grief healing methods.

When loss strikes an employee, grief doesn't stay in the cubicle, Learn how to implement response strategies so your company is prepared next time crisis happens to an employee.  LEARN MORE  ​

Are you an employee who faced loss on the job? Take our employee survey and share your experience.

Circle of Hope Tour


Foundation for

Healthy Communities

Alan Pedersen


The Grief Toolbox


HeartLight Studio

Tanya Lord
Glen Lord
International Grief Institute
International Grief Institute