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Healing Hearts: A Journey Through Grief -  Deanna Byrne Coaching

Facing the waves of grief can leave you feeling lost and overwhelmed, grappling with profound sadness, confusion, and longing. “Healing Hearts: A Journey Through Grief” is a three-month coaching package meticulously crafted to guide you through these challenging times, offering a beacon of hope and understanding.

Under the compassionate guidance of Deanna, an accredited Grief and Bereavement Coach who has personally navigated the depths of loss after the sudden passing of her husband in January 2020, you will find a space where your grief is acknowledged and honored. Deanna brings her direct experience, warmth, and empathy to each session, creating a supportive environment that fosters healing.

In this program, you will engage in meaningful activities and practices designed to help articulate and explore your emotions, develop resilience, and find a renewed sense of purpose. From journaling and mindfulness in the first month, to educational tools and reflective exercises in the second, and finally, storytelling and legacy-building in the third, each step of the journey is carefully crafted to support you.

Deanna will be by your side in weekly one-on-one sessions, providing empathetic support and personalized guidance. Additionally, you’ll have access to a curated collection of resources and continuous email support, ensuring you have a steadfast companion on your journey through grief.

“Healing Hearts: A Journey Through Grief” is more than just a program; it’s a sanctuary for your sorrow, a place to find understanding, and a path toward healing. Join Deanna and take the first step towards embracing your grief and discovering strength in vulnerability.

Healing Hearts: A Journey Through Grief

General Outline: Program is Individually Curated for your needs.

Are you navigating the stormy seas of grief and searching for a beacon of support and understanding? “Healing Hearts: A Journey Through Grief” is a tender and transformative three-month coaching program meticulously crafted to stand with you, guide you, and support you through the intricate journey of bereavement.

In Your First Month: Acknowledgment and Acceptance

  • We begin by creating a safe and trusting space where your feelings are acknowledged, and your story is heard. Together, we will gently explore and express the emotions that grief brings, using journaling exercises and grounding mindfulness practices.

  • Our goal is to ensure you feel completely supported, allowing your emotions to flow freely and fostering a nurturing space for self-compassion.


In Your Second Month: Understanding and Nurturing

  • Dive deeper into understanding your unique responses to grief and how it’s woven into the tapestry of your daily life. Through education, reflective exercises, and sustained mindfulness practices, we cultivate resilience and develop robust coping strategies.

  • We emphasize the power of self-care, ensuring that you are equipped with the tools and support needed to navigate your grief journey with strength.


In Your Third Month: Finding Meaning and Moving Forward

  • Together, we will embark on a meaningful journey to find purpose and growth in the wake of loss. Storytelling and meaning-making exercises will play a pivotal role, helping you to honor your lost loved one and carry their memory forward.

  • As we visualize a future imbued with hope, we will set actionable goals and outline the support needed to continue your journey of healing beyond our program.

What’s Included?

  • Engage in weekly one-on-one sessions with Deanna, who specializes in grief and bereavement.

  • Gain exclusive access to a curated collection of grief-related resources, readings, and personalized mindfulness practices.

  • Discover the power of reflection through our journal prompts and exercises, crafted to guide you gently through your emotions. You also receive your own grief journal to guide you through the process.

  • Enjoy consistent email support between sessions, ensuring you have a steadfast companion on your journey to healing.

  • Limited space is offered for this service so Deanna can ensure you are receiving dedicated support you deserve. Not all applicants are accepted into this program. 

At “Healing Hearts: A Journey Through Grief,” we believe in the power of compassionate support and the resilience that lies within you. We are here to walk alongside you, providing a nurturing space to grieve, grow, and gradually find your way back to hope and strength. Join us on this sacred journey of healing, and let’s honor your loved one and your grief journey together.

Elevate your journey to empowerment and self-discovery with complimentary lifetime access to the Elevate With Deanna App – your full-service life coach, right in your pocket. This innovative app is meticulously designed to complement and enhance your coaching experience, ensuring that you have access to Deanna’s wisdom, strategies, and support, anytime and anywhere.

The Elevate With Deanna App is more than just a tool; it’s a companion on your path to transformation. With a user-friendly interface and a wealth of resources at your fingertips, you can dive deep into self-reflection, track your progress, and stay connected to your goals and aspirations.

From interactive exercises and journal prompts to inspirational content and personalized reminders, the app serves as a constant source of motivation and guidance. It’s like having Deanna by your side, providing encouragement, insight, and accountability every step of the way.

Whether you are in the midst of a coaching program or continuing your journey post-program, the Elevate With Deanna App ensures that the power of transformation is always within reach. Embrace the opportunity to keep the momentum going, stay aligned with your goals, and continue to grow and thrive with the invaluable support of Deanna and the Elevate With Deanna App.

Grief Therapy and Grief Coaching are two distinct approaches to supporting individuals through the bereavement process, each with its unique focus and methods.

Grief Therapy: Grief Therapy is typically conducted by licensed mental health professionals such as psychologists, psychiatrists, or counselors. It delves into the emotional and psychological aspects of grief, aiming to help individuals process and understand their loss. Grief Therapy can address a range of mental health issues related to grief, such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Therapists may employ various therapeutic techniques, including cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), or psychodynamic therapy, to assist clients in navigating their grief.

Grief Coaching: On the other hand, Grief Coaching is usually facilitated by certified coaches who may or may not have formal mental health training. The focus of Grief Coaching is more on the present and future, helping individuals to move forward and find a new sense of purpose after a loss. Coaches work with clients to set goals, develop coping strategies, and create a plan for their life post-loss. Grief Coaching tends to be more action-oriented and goal-focused than Grief Therapy.

While both Grief Therapy and Grief Coaching aim to provide support and assistance to those dealing with loss, they differ in their approaches and areas of focus. It’s important for individuals to assess their own needs and choose the option that aligns best with their current state and future goals.

Disclaimer: This description is meant to provide a general overview of Grief Therapy and Grief Coaching and is not intended to serve as professional advice. Individuals seeking support for grief should consult with a licensed mental health professional or certified coach to determine the most appropriate form of assistance based on their unique circumstances.

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Deanna L. Byrne 

Internationally Accredited Life / Grief Coach, Master NLP Practitioner and Hypnotherapist

Working With Deanna

Embarking on a coaching journey with Deanna is a transformative experience that requires a mutual fit between coach and client. As such, not all applications are accepted into Deanna’s coaching programs. The application process is meticulously designed to ensure that both Deanna and the potential client are well-aligned in terms of goals, commitment, and readiness for change. Deanna is deeply committed to the success and growth of her clients, and this selective process helps to maintain the high standard of her coaching experience. If you are ready to commit, eager to grow, and open to challenging yourself, you are encouraged to apply. However, please understand that acceptance into the program is based on a careful evaluation of your application to ensure that Deanna’s coaching style and your readiness for transformation are in harmony. This process guarantees that each coaching relationship is set up for success, fostering an environment of growth, empowerment, and meaningful change.

Customized Coaching Programs

Three Month Program: $4995.00 - Weekly live coaching calls, check in's and program work. Also a fully curated program workbook, self hypnosis audio recordings and guided mindfulness meditations. 

The above prices are for private one on one coaching With Deanna. These are personalized programs based your individual needs, goals and outcome desire. Prices are based in USD and include free access to the Elevate With Deanna APP. 

Payment Terms & Cancelation

Coaching and Hypnosis Session payments are required at the time of booking.  We accept all major credit cards and e-transfer. We do not offer payment plans at this time for single appointments however we can offer them via our credit card portal (Canadian clients only). 

Payments are non-refundable however will be used towards future appointments as per the criteria below. Virtual sessions that exceed the time booked are billed at the rate of $120.00 per 30 minute extension. 

Coaching & Hypnosis Cancelation Terms: 

  • No-show appointments are 100% non-refundable.  

  • 48 hours notice is required to cancel with the exception of a medical emergency. The investment will be used towards a future appointment. 

  • Cancelation prior to 48 hours results in your investment being placed towards your next appointment. 

  • Cancelations within 48 hours of appointment time are 100% non-refundable. 

  • Membership fees may be canceled with 30 days' notice. 

  • Your appointment is not confirmed or held until payment is processed or received. 

  • Coaching or Hypnosis packages are 100% non-refundable. If you choose to cancel after your initial appointment and request a refund, that will be determined on an individual basis. The one session cost along with a $75.00 admin fee to cover the costs associated with setting up your coaching file will be deducted along with other costs associated with your file. 

  • You are provided a list of in-depth personal work to do with all coaching and hypnosis packages. This is also taken into consideration for any requested refunds. If you have chosen to not complete this work no refunds are issued.  

  • Courses, readings and executive programs are non refundable.


Hypnotherapy and Coaching is a non-regulated field within Nova Scotia. Deanna Byrne is certified and accredited in Hypnotherapy, NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming), and a Master Life Coach. Hypnotism is a self-regulating profession and its practitioners are not licensed by provincial governments. Deanna is not a physician nor a licensed health care provider and does not provide a medical diagnosis or recommend you discontinue any medically prescribed treatments. A client has a right to refuse hypnotherapy and coaching services at any time. A client has a right to know the expected duration of sessions prior to the commencement of treatment. Hypnosis is not guaranteed and its effectiveness is individual. In the event,  the Telehealth platform is used for virtual sessions it does not change the scope of practice. This is a platform used within the health and medical industry and should not be confused with coaching. We do not diagnose or treat disease. It is recommended you seek guidance from your licensed medical care team prior to adding additional treatment options. 
Individuals under the age of 18 must have parental or caregiver written consent and they are required to be in the room during any hypnotherapy. To review the Coaching Code of Conduct click here.

Appointments are confidential however, in the event there is a fear of self-harm or harm to others, we have a professional obligation to contact appropriate professionals. In the event of a report of abuse to children, we are also obligated to report this to Child Protective Services. At which time your client file will be released to those appropriate professionals. 

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