Life Perspectives® and the Institute of Reproductive Grief Care educates and equips healthcare professionals and community leaders to help those impacted by reproductive loss. We are at the forefront of conducting and promoting research to better understand grief reactions related to reproductive loss and to establish gold standards for compassionate care. We provide resources for those touched by such loss, based on proven grief care modalities, with our interactive websites and other healing resources. Life Perspectives is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Receive courses and credit for your license. Life Perspectives is approved by the National Association of Social Workers and the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs.
Life Perspectives is approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing as a Continuing Education Provider. Receive specific courses and credit for your license while learning a variety of effective communication modalities, practical applications, and personal self-care strategies.
Our unique Reproductive Grief Care Courses for pregnancy centers and pregnancy clinics will broaden your organization's understanding of reproductive loss and the grief that surrounds it. You can bring hope, healing and resources to hurting people who may be suffering and alone.
Community & Faith Based
Is your organization a safe place to talk about reproductive grief and loss? Life Perspectives offers courses for leaders who want their organizations to become a safe place for individuals to share about loss and begin the healing journey.
Community & Faith-Based
A Desire to Create Healing from Personal Loss
Responding to the urgent need to provide support for over 2 million couples experiencing reproductive loss in the U.S. each year, Life Perspectives is dedicated to effecting the widespread adoption of a reproductive loss standard of care through grief care education, data collection and research, and the provision of healing resources. We invite you to join our efforts.
Michaelene Fredenburg, CEO/President
"The printed resources provide a safe place where grief after miscarriage or abortion is both acknowledged and provided a venue for processing."
Dr. Gary Strauss, EdD, Professor of Psychology, Biola
“Life Perspectives has the opportunity to influence the next generation of therapists.”
Paul Mulligan, CEO, Catholic Charities Phoenix & Life Perspectives’ Expansion Task Force
"This work that you are doing is gold!"
School Based Family Counseling Student Association, Cal State Los Angeles
“We think it’s important for our staff to have Life Perspectives’ education to better respond and support clients. This allows us to reach them on a new level, leading them to a place where healing can begin.”
Michelle Freitas, Haven of Hope, San Diego Rescue Mission
"Thank you for the wonderful courses. I have received nothing but positive feedback!"
Captain Terry Gordon, Chaplain, Southwest Region Director, USN
"Life Perspectives is the standard for reproductive grief care."
Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of California Irvine School of Medicine