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Our Trainers

Terry Androsky has a BA in Adult Education plus extensive studies in the fields of Palliative and Bereavement Care, Counselling, and Expressive Art Therapy. Since 1988, as a volunteer and in her professional capacity, she has accompanied bereaved persons of all ages on a one-to-one basis, facilitated bereavement groups for children, teens, and adults, and trained hospice volunteers and other community members throughout BC. She has prepared and presented a multitude of community workshops and seminars on a variety of topics relating to grief and loss.

Marlyn Ferguson is the Arborcare Coordinator at Valley View Funeral Home in Surrey BC. She has been working with the bereaved for over 20 years. She facilitates bereavement support groups for Suicide and Homicide survivors as well as the Traumatic Loss Facilitator Training program. Marlyn was the first recipient of the Victim/Survivor “Light of Hope” awarded by Police Victim Services of British Columbia (PVSBC) in 2010.


Jessica Lowe is a group facilitator for the Homicide Grief and Suicide Grief support groups. She has first-hand knowledge and experience with homicide loss with the death of her sister, as well as the traumatic deaths of her other two siblings from cancer and substance use. Jessica brings understanding and compassion to her facilitation. After a career in Marketing, she returned to school for a Social Services Worker Certification from Langara College and is now the BCBH  Program Manager.


Shauna Janz is dedicated to companioning others in healing and wholeness through offerings of individual and family grief support, trauma-informed group process, and healing ritual facilitation. She is honored to be a part of  the team at BCBH as a facilitator of both traumatic loss support groups and the traumatic loss facilitator training. She lives in Victoria, where she leads the organization, Learning Through Loss, providing grief support and education to youth and youth-serving professionals,and works in her private practice, Sacred Grief.