welcome to a2z healing toolbox®

Navigating grief and trauma with practical tools and resources

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A2Z Circles of Support

A2Z Healing Toolbox® small virtual groups are here!

If you (or someone you know) is in need of practical tools, powerful resources, bereavement professionals, and a like-minded community while healing from a grief or trauma experience, a spot has been reserved for you. 

Groups are held weekly for 8-week sessions. $320 for 8 weeks of gatherings.

I look forward to connecting and helping in a supportive small group environment, from the comfort of your home.

Solo Healing Sessions

A2Z Healing Toolbox® individualized healing sessions are now available for anyone in need of one-on-one support. Sessions are tailored to meet your needs.

Solo healing sessions are $225/hour or $600 for 3 sessions.  Custom packages are also available.

Sessions may include:

  • Integrating A-Z Tools for Health and Wellness
  • Identifying Community Support Networks
  • Navigating Social and Familial Change
  • Setting Boundaries for Self-Care
  • Connecting with Grief and Trauma Therapists
  • Mapping Strengths and Challenges in Your Environment
  • Practicing Strategies for Effective Solo Parenting
  • Forming Peer to Peer Connections within the Widowed Community
  • Identifying Life Goals, Interests and Dreams
  • Rebuilding on the Five Pillars of Post-Traumatic Growth
  • Creating an Authentic Present and Future
  • Increasing Self-Care Practices
  • Exploring Dating and Relationships

Sugar Bear Foundation Coaching for Gold Star Spouses

The Sugar Bear Foundation supports surviving families of fallen United States military personnel- Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard. Please contact Sugar Bear if you are a Gold Star spouse in need of free healing sessions through A2Z Healing Toolbox®. I look forward to walking alongside you during this time of transition. Sessions are tailored to meet your specific needs.

Sessions may include:

  • Connecting with Foundations that Support Gold Star Families
  • Identifying Community
  • Support Networks for your Children
  • Locating Grief and Trauma Therapists who Take Tricare
  • Returning to the World of Work or School
  • Navigating Social and Familial Change
  • Setting Boundaries for Self-Care
  • Identifying Life Goals, Interests and Dreams
  • Mapping Strengths and Challenges in Your Environment
  • Practicing Strategies for Effective Solo Parenting

A2Z Live!

A2Z Live! is an open-format, virtual Zoom gathering hosted by A2Z Healing Toolbox®.  This community forum is dedicated to helping people take proactive steps in the grief and trauma healing process by learning, sharing and discussing.  Participants will gather new tips, tools and resources from inspirational guest panelists in the fields of traumatic loss and bereavement – grief therapists, social workers, trauma experts, health and wellness coaches, spiritual leaders, and award-winning authors.

A2Z Live! is a 2-Hour Open Zoom Format facilitated by social worker-educator-author Susan Hannifin-MacNab. The gathering will run as follows:

  • 15 Minutes Welcome and Panelist Introductions 
  • 45 Minutes Panel Interview, Questions and Discussion
  • 45 Minutes Break-Out Room Conversation with Panelists and Participants
  • 15 Minutes Closing 

As a participant on A2Z Live! you will:

  • Join a like-minded healing community
  • Interact with expert guest panelists
  • Gather valuable tips and tools for healing
  • Learn powerful new ways to restore, renew and recreate your life
  • Choose your own break-out room discussion
  • Interact or just listen- your camera can be on or off
  • Connect with others who “get you”

The topics I cover during organizational trainings and presentations can be customized to meet your needs. Topics include:


  • A2Z Healing Toolbox: 26 Powerful Tools for Health Professionals
  • Solo Parenting: Tools for the Family Healing Journey
  • Post-Traumatic Growth: Tools for Learned Resiliency
  • Totally Terrific Tools for Kids: 26 Fun Ways to Heal
  • Grief to Growth: A Personal Story of Restoration and Renewal
  • Taming Trauma: Harness and Heal Trauma with Intention
  • Broken Yet Blooming: How to Bridge the Grief-Growth Gap
  • Eco-Map Your Life: A New Way to Navigate Social Change
  • Get into Your Right Brain: Creative Techniques to Heal Grief and Trauma
  • Fins, Feathers & Fur: The Healing Power of Animals

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Welcome to the A2Z Community!


Susan offers A2Z Healing Toolbox® as a powerful roadmap to healing, one step at a time...