Dara counselling and consulting provides grief counselling and support to adults, youth and children who are grieving a death or facing a palliative illness of someone close to them. Dara also supports and provides information to schools, businesses and agencies dealing with grief and loss, and trauma.
Nancy is a clinical and community social worker, grief counsellor and yoga teacher/mindfulness practitioner. She called the business Dara after a Celtic word that evolved over the years to mean 'oak tree'. The oak tree is a symbol of strength, wisdom, and endurance. The oak tree is grounded and tied to the earth with it’s vast roots that keep it balanced always. Nancy’s goal is to bring this feeling of resilience to those living with grief and trauma.