Diealog Groups

Diealog Groups: Everything You Need to Know

Diealog Groups: Everything You Need to Know

LISTEN, SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE This is the essence of Diealog Groups, and why they work so well, “normalising” open and caring talk about all our thoughts and feelings, and enabling us to talk about all our relevant topics, concerns and issues to do with death and dying. Diealog Groups usually meet monthly for 2 hours,… Continue Reading

Diealog Groups: What Do We Talk About?

Diealog Groups: What Do We Talk About?

Death and dying is everybody’s business and once we get started in a Diealog Group, we find there is so much to talk about! Sometimes discussion topics are agreed in advance and sometimes they arise spontaneously in each Diealog meeting. Here are some of the main TOPICS AND SUBJECTS which come up for discussion in… Continue Reading

Diealog Groups: Starting A new Group

Diealog Groups: Starting A new Group

LISTEN SUPPORT and ENCOURAGE, being confident in and trusting the wisdom, empathy and intelligence of everybody both individually and collectively in the group – this is the essence of Diealog Groups, and why they work so well: “Normalising” open and honest talk about all our thoughts and feelings, Enabling us to talk about all the… Continue Reading

Ground-rules for being in a Diealog Group

Ground-rules for being in a Diealog Group

CONFIDENTIALITY, RESPECT and 8 more Ground-rules: Traditionally in a support group ‘what is said in the room stays in the room’ and we keep confidential what others say or do. This includes not talking to anybody else afterwards about who has been in the group and what was discussed, unless permission is given by an… Continue Reading