Coping with Grief

When the Bough Breaks: Forever after the Death of a Son or Daughter

By Judith R. Bernstein

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Author Judith R. Bernstein, Ph.D., speaks from the dual perspectives of bereaved parent and psychologist. She weaves keen psychological insight with the voices of parents to achieve a book that is at once heartbreaking and heartwarming.
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As Much Time As It Takes: a Guide for the Bereaved, Their Family and Their Friends

By Martin J. Keogh

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As a guide from a grieving person's viewpoint, As Much Time As It Takes helps to navigate with sensitivity through awkward moments of comforting those mourning the loss of a loved one. It articulates the overwhelming waves of grieving emotions, and assists friends of the grieving to avoid clichés and find the right words at the right time.
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Dying to Be Free: a Healing Guide for Families after a Suicide

By Bev Cobain

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Honest, gentle advice for those who have survived an unspeakable loss. A chapter about “the suicidal mind” helps families not only comprehend the depth of their loved one’s pain prior to suicide, but also understand why such desperation is so difficult to recognize-even in the closest relationships.
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Good Grief: Healing through the Shadow of Loss

By Deborah Morris Coryell

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In this compassionate guide, the author gives inspiring examples of how embracing our losses allows us to awaken our most profound connections to other people.
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The Five Ways We Grieve: Finding Your Personal Path to Healing after the Death of a Loved One

By Susan A. Berger

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In this new approach to understanding the impact of grief, Susan A. Berger goes beyond the commonly held theories of stages of grief . She offers practical advice for healing from a major loss in this presentation of five basic ways, or types, of grieving. These five types describe how different people respond to a major loss.
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A Healing Place: Help Your Child Find Hope and Happiness after the Loss of a Loved One

By Kate Atwood

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A Healing Place aims to help parents cope with the realities and daily struggles grieving children face in a forthright, compassionate manner.
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When Parents Die: Learning To Live with the Loss of a Parent

By Rebecca Abrams

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The author covers the continuing importance of the deceased parent in one's life, the critical role played by the surviving parent, and the experiences of younger children, as well as the impact of other types of loss like divorce and adoption.
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A Grief Like No Other: Surviving the Violent Death of Someone You Know

By Kathleen O'Hara

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Dealing with the violent death of a loved one brings its own special brand of grieving. Victim's families can spend years dealing with legal ramifications, guilt, and a myriad of other circumstances that don't accompany "normal" deaths. Although this is a book for those left behind in the aftermath of violence, it offers concrete and practical steps and stages, allowing family and friends safe passage through this incredibly harrowing journey.
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A Healing Place: Help Your Child Find Hope and Happiness after the Loss of a Loved One

By Kate Atwood

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Written from the author's own personal experiences after having lost, at the age of 12, her mother to breast cancer, A Healing Place aims to help parents cope with the realities and daily struggles grieving children face in a forthright, compassionate manner.
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The Seven T’s: Finding Hope and Healing in the Wake of Tragedy

By Judy Collins

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Singer-songwriter Judy Collins draws on her personal experience with her son's suicide to guide readers through grieving the loss of a loved one who has died under tragic circumstances.
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