Welcome to my personal website.  Here you will find information about my academic interests, current research, and professional activities. 


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For the past sixteen years my focus has been on researching and supporting those affected by anticipatory grief and the bereaved.  My PhD research is exploring adolescent developmental events from a bio-psycho-social perspective and their impact across the lifespan.

The Book

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"Grief Foundations for Professionals" is a foundation level online training module for professionals who work with the bereaved. 



This online module is suitable for professionals who are keen to gain more knowledge about grief and bereavement and how to provide the best support from a contemporary, evidential perspective.



In this one hour online training, award winning professionals grief specialist Caroline Lloyd and funeral celebrant Rosalie Kuyvenhoven, combine over thirty years of professional experience and academic expertise to bring contemporary grief theories and practical knowledge together in an engaging training that will challenge your view on how people grieve and what is helpful in supporting them. 

The Training

The Book

A definitive guide to grief and grieving...This book will help those who are grieving as well as the people who are supporting them understand how to navigate and communicate through grief and how to reach out to others 


Tracey Bleakley, CEO, Hospice UK

For all grief workers - practitioners, volunteers, friends and family - Caroline's narrative is a light to guide us through what can be the dark and confusing landscape of grief.

Dr. Jennifer Dayes, Counselling Psychologist


"With so much being written about death, dying and bereavement recently, I feel that a post focussing on a more positive narrative might be helpful to counterbalance some of the predictions of negative grief outcomes during this very challenging year."

 "Back in 1983, I found myself in an office toilet cubicle miscarrying a 14 week old foetus.  I had no idea I was pregnant..."


25th February, 2021
Cruse Bereavement Care Online Interview
A discussion with Andy Langford on normative adjustment, post traumatic growth and providing targeted support
4th March, 2020
Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2020
Oral Presentation on the Experiences of Gestnatal Deaths in Adolescence



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