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Counseling Skills for Companioning the Mourner: The Fundamentals of Effective Grief Counseling

Counseling Skills for Companioning the Mourner: The Fundamentals of Effective Grief Counseling by Alan D. WolfeltAn in-depth guide to the counseling process and establishing a trusting relationship with clients??"from a bestselling author and grieving expert

Helping people in grief means being an empathetic companion??"someone who allows grievers to be experts of their own experiences, who bears witness without judging, who gently encourages the expression of thoughts and feelings. But even if you approach the work with this understanding, how you “are” when you spend time with the griever also has a tremendous influence on your capacity to help. How do you develop a relationship with the griever? How...

Alan D. Wolfelt17 Apr 2016$14.99

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Death And Grief: A Guide For Clergy

Death And Grief: A Guide For Clergy by Alan D. WolfeltFirst Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Alan D. Wolfelt20 Nov 2015$45.00

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The PTSD Solution: The Truth About Your Symptoms and How to Heal

The PTSD Solution: The Truth About Your Symptoms and How to Heal by Alan D. WolfeltA new approach to understanding PTSD as a form of grief rather than a medical disorder

Have you ever felt that something essential was missing from your post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment options? If you suffer from PTSD, you know the problem is complex, but what you probably don't know—and what the medical establishment isn't telling you—is that post-traumatic stress is not fundamentally a medical disorder but rather a form of grief. Your body, mind, and soul experienced tremendous loss, and to fully integrate the many losses into your ongoing life, you must explore and express...

Alan D. Wolfelt7 Nov 2015$9.99

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Healing Your Grieving Heart After a Military Death: 100 Practical Ideas for Family and Friends

Healing Your Grieving Heart After a Military Death: 100 Practical Ideas for Family and Friends by Bonnie Carroll & Alan D. WolfeltPractical methods for healing after the loss of a member of the military

When a loved one is killed in the line of duty, this book affirms that survivors' grief is shaped by the unique circumstances of the death. Because military deaths are almost always sudden and violent, the traumatic nature of the loss creates a two-part grief—one focused on the manner in which the person died, the other focused on the long-term repercussions of life without this special person. This guide acknowledges the unique mixture of sadness, pride, anger, and blame that often characterizes grief after a military...

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The Paradoxes of Mourning: Healing Your Grief with Three Forgotten Truths

The Paradoxes of Mourning: Healing Your Grief with Three Forgotten Truths by Alan D. WolfeltWhen it comes to healing after the death of someone loved, our culture has it all wrong. We're told to be strong when what we really need is to be vulnerable. We're told to think positive when what we really need is to wallow in the pain. And we're told to seek closure when what we really need is to welcome our natural and necessary grief. Dr. Wolfelt's new book seeks to dispel these misconceptions that we hold on to so tightly and help people everywhere mourn well so they can live fuller lives. The Paradoxes of Mourning discusses three truths that grieving people used to know and respect but...
Alan D. Wolfelt21 Sep 2015$9.99

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Healing Your Grieving Heart After Miscarriage: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents and Families

Healing Your Grieving Heart After Miscarriage: 100 Practical Ideas for Parents and Families by Alan D. WolfeltThe miscarriage of a hoped-for child is a shattering loss and those who had already begun to feel attached to the baby will naturally grieve—particularly the mother and father but also siblings this baby would have had, extended family, and friends. This compassionate guide contains 100 practical ideas to help those affected by the tragedy of miscarriage, from teaching the principles of grief and mourning to practical, action-oriented tips for coping with the natural difficulties of a loss. Fostering communication between partners, explaining the loss to others, and reconciling anger and guilt...
Alan D. Wolfelt3 Apr 2015$9.99

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Healing a Grandparent's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Grandchild Dies

Healing a Grandparent's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Grandchild Dies by Alan D. Wolfelt

This heartfelt manual is an indispensable and easily referenced resource for grieving grandparents, offering them a way forward after the death of a grandchild. Whether they were close to their grandchild and keenly feeling his or her absence, or even if they were not close to the child and are mourning the loss of a relationship they'll never have, this book offers grandparents compassionate comfort and practical ideas for their journey through grief, addressing as well the unique pain of watching their children mourn the loss of their child. The ideas offered in the book clarify the basic...

Alan D. Wolfelt21 Nov 2014$9.99

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Healing Your Grief When Disaster Strikes: 100 Practical Ideas for Coping After a Tornado, Hurricane, Flood, Earthquake, Wildfire

Healing Your Grief When Disaster Strikes: 100 Practical Ideas for Coping After a Tornado, Hurricane, Flood, Earthquake, Wildfire by Alan D. Wolfelt

When your family, neighborhood, city, or area of the country is affected by a natural disaster, it's normal and necessary to feel grief and the traumatic experience of actually witnessing and surviving the event may be consuming you. This book will help you understand and embrace your difficult thoughts and feelings. It will be a compassionate companion to you as you move through shock and numbness and struggle with ongoing grief symptoms such as fear, guilt, and sadness. Some of the 100 ideas explain the basic principles of grief and mourning and how they apply in the aftermath of a natural...

Alan D. Wolfelt20 Nov 2014$9.99

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Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Your Grief: A Guide for Life, Living and Loving

Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Your Grief: A Guide for Life, Living and Loving by Alan D. WolfeltExplaining how multitudes of North Americans are carrying the pain of all types of loss—not just the deaths of loved ones but also the loss of a spouse through divorce, children who leave home, and the decline of health as they age or get sick—this balanced resource empowers mourners and grief counselors to turn grief into an experience to be learned from. Defining the varieties of heartache and its consequences, this effective guide explores how to inventory, understand, embrace, and reconcile one's accumulated sorrow through a five-phase "catch-up" mourning process. Readers will learn to use...
Alan D. Wolfelt16 Apr 2014$10.95

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Healing Grief at Work: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Workplace Is Touched by Loss

Healing Grief at Work: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Workplace Is Touched by Loss by Alan D. WolfeltWith a gentle and considerate style, this handbook explores what happens when grief and the workplace meet, and the drastic effects of grieving on employees, their performance, and the overall workplace environment. Touching on the different kinds of grief workers can experience, such as death, divorce, and layoffs, the effective ways to channel grief during the workday, how to support coworkers who mourn, participation in group memorials, and negotiating appropriate bereavement leave, this concise and practical resource gives both ideas for the mourner and the mourner's coworkers. A special...
Alan D. Wolfelt8 Jan 2014$9.95

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A Child's View of Grief: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors

A Child's View of Grief: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Counselors by Alan D. WolfeltParents, teachers, and other adults can learn through this concise and caring guide to how children and adolescents grieve after someone they love dies. Exploring the six reconciliation needs of mourning, this helpful resource recognizes that grieving children are especially deserving of an emotional environment of love and acceptance. Including a historical perspective on children and death, this handbook helps adults recognize the importance of empathy toward a grieving child, and provides guidelines for involving children in funeral services. These suggestions can help anyone who wants to...
Alan D. Wolfelt5 Jan 2014$5.95

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Funeral Home Customer Service A-Z: Creating Exceptional Experiences for Today's Families

Funeral Home Customer Service A-Z: Creating Exceptional Experiences for Today's Families by Alan D. WolfeltFrom personalizing memorials and visitations to aftercare for the bereaved, this thoughtful manual helps owners and staff of funeral homes and cemeteries better understand their customers and the special needs in tending to the grieving and burial process. Explaining the evolution and prospects of today's "experience economy" customer, this motivational resource offers practical guidance for exceeding expectations and provides suggestions for service issues particular to funeral homes, such as first impressions, telephone skills, competition, and arrangements. With the more than 70 issues addressed,...
Alan D. Wolfelt5 Jan 2014$19.95

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Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Counselors & Caregivers

Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Counselors & Caregivers by Alan D. WolfeltRenowned author and educator Alan Wolfelt redefines the role of the grief counselor in this guide for caregivers. His new model for "companioning" the bereaved gives a viable alternative to the limitations of the medical establishment, encouraging counselors and other caregivers to aspire to a more compassionate philosophy. This approach argues that grief need no longer be defined, diagnosed, and treated as an illness but rather should be an acknowledgement of an event that forever changes a person's worldview. Through careful listening and observation, the caregiver learns to support mourners...
Alan D. Wolfelt29 Dec 2013$23.95

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Finding the Words: How to Talk with Children and Teens about Death, Suicide, Homicide, Funerals, Cremation, and other E

Finding the Words: How to Talk with Children and Teens about Death, Suicide, Homicide, Funerals, Cremation, and other E by Alan D. Wolfelt

With this compassionate book by respected grief counselor and educator Dr. Alan Wolfelt, readers will find simplified and suitable methods for talking to children and teenagers about sensitive topics with an emphasis on the subject of death. Honest but child-appropriate language is advocated, and various wording and levels of explanation are suggested for different ages when discussing topics such as death in general, suicide, homicide, accidental death, the death of a child, terminal illness, pet death, funerals, and cremation. An ideal book for parents, caregivers, and counselors looking for...

Alan D. Wolfelt29 Dec 2013$9.99

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The Depression of Grief: Coping with Your Sadness and Knowing When to Get Help

The Depression of Grief: Coping with Your Sadness and Knowing When to Get Help by Alan D. Wolfelt

Recognizing that depression is a normal and natural component of grief, this compassionate guide helps mourners understand their depression, express it in healing ways, and know when they may be experiencing a more severe or clinical depression that would be eased by professional treatment. It proposes that grieving people do not necessarily need to be diagnosed with depression following the death of a loved one and guides them through exercises to express their depression in healthy ways. In a society where mourning and melancholia are often ignored, this book gives mourners the supported and...

Alan D. Wolfelt24 Dec 2013$10.99

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The Understanding Your Grief Support Group Guide: Starting and Leading a Bereavement Support Group

The Understanding Your Grief Support Group Guide: Starting and Leading a Bereavement Support Group by Alan D. WolfeltThis guide to facilitating support groups offers bereavement caregivers practical strategies for creating and maintaining a productive environment for mourners. Logistical considerations such as setting up and publicizing a new group are discussed, as is the importance of prescreening new members. Tips for creating a set of ground rules are provided, and the pros and cons of creating structured and unstructured meetings are considered. Responding constructively to problems in the group is also discussed, with helpful, time-proven models provided for evaluating group and individual progress.
Alan D. Wolfelt13 Nov 2013$15.95

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When Your Pet Dies: A Guide to Mourning, Remembering and Healing

When Your Pet Dies: A Guide to Mourning, Remembering and Healing by Alan D. WolfeltAffirming a pet owner's struggle with grief when his or her pet dies, this book helps mourners understand why their feelings are so strong and helps them overcome the loss. Included are practical suggestions for mourning and ideas for remembering and memorializing one's pet. Among the issues covered are understanding the many emotions experienced after the death of a pet; understanding why grief for pets is unique; pet funerals and burial or cremation; celebrating and remembering the life of one's pet; coping with feelings about euthanasia; helping children understand the death of their pet; and...
Alan D. Wolfelt2 Nov 2013$7.95

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The Understanding Your Grief Journal: Exploring the Ten Essential Touchstones

The Understanding Your Grief Journal: Exploring the Ten Essential Touchstones by Alan D. WolfeltThis companion workbook to Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart is designed to help mourners explore the many facets of their unique grief through journaling. Ten essential touchstones for mourners are covered, including being open to the presence of loss, dispelling misconceptions about grief, embracing the uniqueness of grief, seeking reconciliation, and reaching out for help. Journalers are asked specific questions about their feelings of grief as they relate to the ten essential touchstones and are provided with writing space for their...
Alan D. Wolfelt2 Nov 2013$11.95

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Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart

Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart by Alan D. WolfeltExplaining the important difference between grief and mourning, this book explores every mourner's need to acknowledge death and embrace the pain of loss. Also explored are the many factors that make each person's grief unique and the many normal thoughts and feelings mourners might have. Questions of spirituality and religion are addressed as well. The rights of mourners to be compassionate with themselves, to lean on others for help, and to trust in their ability to heal are upheld. Journaling sections encourage mourners to articulate their unique thoughts and feelings.
Alan D. Wolfelt20 Oct 2013$11.95

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Healing a Spouse's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Husband or Wife Dies

Healing a Spouse's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Husband or Wife Dies by Alan D. WolfeltHelping widows and widowers learn how to cope with the grief of losing their helpmate, their lover, and perhaps their financial provider, this guide shows them how to find continued meaning in life when doing so seems difficult. Bereaved spouses will find advice on when and how to dispose of their mate's belongings, dealing with their children, and redefining their role with friends and family. Suggestions are provided for elderly mourners, young widows and widowers, unmarried lovers, and same-sex partners. The information and comfort offered apply to individuals whose spouse died recently or...
Alan D. Wolfelt6 Oct 2013$9.95

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