Coping with Grief

Lessons in Loss and Living: Hope and Guidance for Confronting Serious Illness and Grief

By Michele A. Reiss, PhD

Go to catalog
Through real-life examples of people who have dealt with cancer and other illnesses, this book speaks of hope and the art of living and loving well, despite significant adversity.
Reserve this title

I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye: Surviving, Coping and Healing after the Sudden Death of a Loved One

By Brook Noel and Pamela D. Blair, PhD.

Go to catalog
Some of the difficult topics covered in this book are the first few weeks after a loss, suicide, death of a child, children and grief, funerals and rituals, physical effects, homicide and depression.
Reserve this title

The Grief Recovery Handbook: the Action Program for Moving beyond Death, Divorce and Other Losses Including Health, Career and Faith

By John W. James and Russell Friedman

Go to catalog
Drawing from their own histories as well as from others', the authors illustrate how it is possible to recover from grief and regain energy and spontaneity. The Grief Recovery Handbook offers grievers the specific actions needed to move beyond loss, including how to choose which loss you should work on first, how to deal with growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional home, loss of faith, loss of career, loss of health and much more.
Reserve this title

On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have To Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Families

By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Go to catalog
Dr. Kubler-Ross explores the now-famous five stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Through sample interviews and conversations, she gives the reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve that patient, and the patient's family, bringing hope to all who are involved.
Reserve this title