Workshops and Events
Boston's Local NPR Station: WBUR Presents Grief in the Time of COVID-19
Sairey was a guest on this piece about all the ways COVID-19 is affecting loss in our lives. The toll is personal, financial, and profound.
April 15, 2020
Medical Girl Mystical World (The Lighter Side Network)
Sairey was a guest on this one-hour program discussing death and dying with host Dr. Julia Spinolo. Sairey talked about the emotional and spiritual changes people go through when confronted with the deaths of those they love. She shared the wisdom she has gleaned from her clients going through grief and her thoughts on what is truly important in our lives.
December 21, 2018
Wise Women Speak: Giving Voice to Grief (Episode 28)
Sairey speaks about the transformative process of grieving in this thirty-minute podcast with hosts Linda Pritcher and Lana Bastianutti.
December 9, 2018
Loss, Death, and Transformation - Reflections on Mortality Through Literature and Experience
Sairey Luterman was a guest speaker at Whitelam Books in Reading, Massachusetts reading excerpts from literature (including fiction and poetry) as well as non fiction to reflect on the natural arc of our lives. Sairey shared reflections and anecdotes from her experience as a Grief Counselor to further personalize the conversation and moderated an open discussion after the readings.
March 29, 2018
WZBC 90.3 Radio Hour: Expanding Awareness Hosted by Victor Venckus
Sairey considered the genesis of The Death Cafe (see below for further description) and how to live richly so that we may live and die well. The hour included an interview and an open call-in period.
February 3, 2018
Pepperlane Forum: Empowering Mothers to Start and Grow their Business Panelist, Entrepreneurs' Panel: Beginnings, Bumps, and Biggest Surprises
Sairey Luterman is a founding member of Pepperlane, a community of mother-owned businesses. She is a recipient of Pepperlane's entrepreneurship award for small businesses. She spoke on a panel at Pepperlane's inaugural conference, discussing strategies to help mothers grow their businesses.
September 7, 2017
Death Cafe Lexington
Lexington's Mary Ann Christie Burnside (Contemplative Educator, Spiritual Director, Hospice Volunteer) and Sairey Luterman (Certified Thanatologist, Grief Counselor) have brought Death Cafe to Lexington. They are committed to facilitating this important conversation in the Lexington community.
Death Cafe offers the opportunity to discuss death and dying in pleasant surroundings with open-minded individuals. It's not a grief support group or an end-of-life planning program. Death Cafe provides time and space fore shared, confidential conversations about death, dying, and related views or beliefs. There are no right answers, only questions. And tea and cake. For additional dates in Lexington please visit the Death Cafe website.
November 1, 2017, 2:00-3:30 pm, Newbury Court, Concord, MA
May 18, 2017
January 22, 2017
November 3, 2016
Parenting the Grieving Child and Adolescent
David Luterman, D. Ed and Sairey Leone Luterman, Certified Thanatologist will offer a small workshop on parenting the grieving child and adolescent in Lexington, MA.
January 25th, 2017
Good Grief! Supporting the Grieving Adolescent and Child
Presented by Joan Y. Heffernan and Sairey Luterman. A free workshop for all parents who want to learn how to support their child and for youth who want to support one another through any loss they may have experienced.
Sponsored by the Lexington Human Services Department and Lexington Community Youth Coalition.
November 9, 2016