Edith Steffen

Edith Steffen

Edith Steffen

Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology
Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton,
London SW15 4JD

Lectures by Edith Steffen

Edith Maria Steffen is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling Psychology at the University of Roehampton and a Chartered and HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist in private practice.

She previously worked as a psychologist in community mental health and day treatment services in the United Kingdom’s National Health Service and held a number of lecturing posts in counselling psychology, social psychology and mental health studies.

Her main research interests are in continuing bonds in bereavement, sensory experiences of the deceased and meaning-oriented grief therapy.

Edith has published her research in journals such as Death Studies, Mental Health, Religion & Culture, Omega: Journal of Death and Dying and Journal of Constructivist Psychology.

She has also co-authored a number of book chapters and is co-editor of the recently published interdisciplinary anthology, Continuing Bonds in Bereavement: New Directions for Research and Practice.

Her current projects include survey research into continuing bonds, the writing of a book on working with continuing bonds in grief therapy and being the main editor of The Handbook of Grief Therapies for Sage.

In addition, Edith is conducting research into meaning-oriented grief therapy and offers trainings and webinars on bereavement and grief therapy both nationally and internationally.