Throughout history, the expressive arts have been used in connection with bereavement, loss, and healing. The Creative Expressions of Loss and Healing support group offered by the Palliative Services program has helped participants navigate through grief and loss by using music (singing, improvisation, drumming), art (painting, collage, mandalas), writing (journaling, letter writing, poetry), and storytelling to facilitate the process of connecting with self and externalizing the internal experience.

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