David cares deeply about providing empathetic presence and compassionate support to people who are experiencing loss and grief. He believes that mourning the loss of loved ones is a journey that no one should have to undergo alone. Over the years, David has provided bereavement support through a variety of grief support programs hosted by Hospice Niagara. He is passionate about lifelong learning and has completed the certificate program in Loss, Grief, and Bereavement Studies at the University of Western Ontario. He is currently enrolled in the Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology Program at Yorkville University. David feels honoured to be able to provide grief support to individuals and families at Essentials and to facilitate the “Bridge to Hope” bereavement program.