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Grief and chronic illness conversation

Join our grief and chronic illness conversation. This online chat is for people impacted by mitochondrial disease (mito) to share and learn in a supportive space. An experienced grief counsellor, Nathan MacArthur, will lead the event. Together we will explore the emotional challenges of chronic illness. We will also discuss practical coping strategies.

We encourage you to submit your questions in advance.

Ask a question

Ask a question prior to this event and we will do our best to address your question during the event.

Meet your hosts

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Laura Barker

Laura is a Peer Support Coordinator in Mito Foundation’s Support Services team. She was diagnosed with mitochondrial myopathy in 2016. She understands the importance of community and works to create a sense of belonging for the people impacted by mito. She also works to improve understanding of mito.

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Nathan MacArthur

Nathan has a Master’s degree in Psychology and Social Work. He also has a Graduate Diploma in Relationship Counselling. He is a registered Mental Health Social Worker and specialises in grief counselling. Nathan tailors his approach using diverse therapies to meet each person’s unique needs.

Event information

Date

Wed 9 Oct 2024

Start Time

12:00 pm AEDT

End Time

1:00 pm AEDT

Below are the start times based on State/Territory:
QLD, ACT, NSW, TAS, VIC: 12:00 pm
SA, NT: 11:30 am
WA: 10:00 am

Joining an online event

Our online events are held via Zoom. Please read our Mito Connect event guidelines for more information on accessing Zoom. If you require assistance to attend our events please get in touch. Contact us at supportservices@mito.org.au, and we will be happy to help.

Links and Resources

Find support for adults with mito

Discover a range of support services and groups with valuable resources for anyone seeking community and support.

Find support for children with mito

Discover a range of support services and groups with valuable resources for anyone seeking community and support.

Event guidelines

Please follow these guidelines to ensure that all participants get the most out of Mito Foundation's online events.

Events

Mito Foundation events bring together people impacted by mito. We welcome you to join us at any of our upcoming events.