Topics and modules for speaking engagements, training and workshops


Phronesis: "Practical Wisdom" in the Healthcare Professional
Trauma, grief and bereavement
A holistic approach to palliative care
Facilitating hope in times of despair
Care for the health-care professional
Vicarious traumatisation
Compassion fatigue and burn out
Supervision and debriefing for staff
Psycho-social issues
Grandparents Grief
Working with children
Sexuality and intimacy in end of life illness
Living with HIV/AIDS
The impact of dogma and judgement
Embracing difference as a bridge for connection
Empathy and compassion
Facing “The Shadow” in Palliative Care
These topics can be presented in different combinations to create a unique training schedule that is specifically designed for each target group, eg staff of hospitals, hospices, cancer-foundations, community groups etc. as well as for people and organisations in any areas of life being concerned with Grief and Loss, Death, Dying, and Bereavement.


In her presentations Liese uses images, poetry, humour and music as well as sound theoretical underpinning of the material presented.

She is available to conduct speaking engagements internationally on the topics mentioned in Topics and Modules.

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Auckland, New Zealand

19-21 September 2018
23rd Hospice New Zealand
Palliative Care Conference
“fostering Resilience”
Keynote speaker

Training & Workshops

The main aim of the workshops is to work collaboratively with participants from different countries and settings, to explore topics presented in the workshops in-depth, to share knowledge as well as being very aware that all material presented in these trainings and workshops is firmly grounded in local custom and tradition.

Upcoming Training Engagements

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

August 3-5, 2018
continuation of the faculty trainings for
Hospis Malaysia, including presenting a
3 day workshop co-facilitated withDr. Sue
Marsden, Palliative Care Consultant from New Zealand


July 25-28 2018
a 3 day workshop for ACE Seniors PTE.
LTD Care for the Aged Community.

Jakarta, Indonesia

June 24th-July 2nd 2018
Continuation of palliative care
program development with Rachel
House Paediatric Palliative Care team


June 18-22nd 2018
a series of workshops for
the staff of HCA Hospice of Singapore.

Sydney Australia

May 30th-June 5th 2018
Conducting a series of
workshops for Concord Hospital Palliative care services


Hospice Care Association (HCA) Providing ongoing skype supervision sessions for the managers of HCA Singapore

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New Zealand.

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will touch another life, and that in turn another,
until who knows where the trembling stops
or in what far place my touch will be felt "
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