Summary & Payment

It is highly recommended to read the Detailed Instructions webpage at least once to answer questions including ones you may not have thought about yet. Then use this webpage.

Please do not complete an application or pay until you are ready to be certified.

STEP 1 Complete and receive approval of the online APPLICATION (click here)
STEP 2 Buy and study “Understanding Grief and Healing” & “Grief Coaching” modules
STEP 3 Complete the online TEST (click here)
Complete the online AGREEMENT (click here)  
STEP 5 Buy and schedule certification hourly sessions

For a summary of topics included, click on each module title. 

Coach and Therapist Grief Only Option for full certification

For those who email documentation of coaching certification or counseling/therapy education or licensing they already have to

Master Grief Coach Certification Agenda

Each certification session is an hour by phone or video chat if requested. Definitions do not need to be memorized. Concepts like why it is important to know definitions will be discussed.

Understanding Grief & Healing Module
Session 1
Introduction and Review Test Questions Missed
Grief Expert Definition – Suicide, Pages 9 – 111
Session 2
Mindfulness – Thought & Emotion Worksheet, Pages 112 – 141
Session 3
Life Action Planning Worksheet – Dreams Achieved, Pages 142 – 169
Financial Planning and Loving Relationships Worksheets
Session 4
Expert Disagreement – Mind and Body Techniques, Pages 170 – 212

Grief Coaching Module
Session 5
Coaching and Therapy Comparison – Dealing with Difficult People, Pages 10 – 44
Session 6
Service Case Study – Coaching Sessions Guide Example Phrasing, Pages 45 – 86
Session 7
Coaching Situations Example Phrasing, Pages 87 – 91
Support available and Certification finalization


  • Master Grief Coach certification time, satisfaction, and financial investment is valued and appreciated.
  • Email subscribe at the upper right-hand corner of any page to receive periodic newsletters, which include price increase advanced notice.
  • No refunds for digital module products. For module content questions, please call 1-216-903-9723 or email
  • The prorated Master Grief Coach hourly certification time paid but unused will be refunded, minus a 5% service fee. This applies to a refund request from an applicant by email to, or if at any point during certification it is identified the applicant does not understand the grief and coaching information enough to be certified, and the applicant does not want to study more.
  • Master Grief Coach hourly certification sessions full or hourly payment made without scheduling for 90 days, will be automatically refunded, minus a 5% service fee, unless a request for other arrangements from an applicant by email to has been approved. Master Grief Coach certification session full or hourly payment may be made again, and this same policy applies.
  • Operating efficiently supports minimizing the program fee, so Cathy Cheshire LLC will not hold, track, or follow-up on your money, and does not want it to be forgotten.