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

Alan D. Wolfelt

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...

2016 / 4 / 17
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The PTSD Solution: The Truth About Your Symptoms and How to Heal

Alan D. Wolfelt

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...

2015 / 11 / 7
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Healing Your Grief When Disaster Strikes: 100 Practical Ideas for Coping After a Tornado, Hurricane, Flood, Earthquake, Wildfire

Alan D. Wolfelt

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...

2014 / 11 / 20
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Living in the Shadow of the Ghosts of Your Grief: A Guide for Life, Living and Loving

Alan D. Wolfelt

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...
2014 / 4 / 16
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Funeral Home Customer Service A-Z: Creating Exceptional Experiences for Today's Families

Alan D. Wolfelt

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,...
2014 / 1 / 5
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The Depression of Grief: Coping with Your Sadness and Knowing When to Get Help

Alan D. Wolfelt

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...

2013 / 12 / 24
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When Your Pet Dies: A Guide to Mourning, Remembering and Healing

Alan D. Wolfelt

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...
2013 / 11 / 2
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The Understanding Your Grief Journal: Exploring the Ten Essential Touchstones

Alan D. Wolfelt

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...
2013 / 11 / 2
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Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart

Alan D. Wolfelt

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.
2013 / 10 / 20
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Creating Meaningful Funeral Experiences: A Guide for Caregivers

Alan D. Wolfelt

Creating Meaningful Funeral Experiences: A Guide for Caregivers by Alan D. WolfeltWritten in response to the current trend to deritualize death and funeral ceremonies, this book explores the ways in which caregivers and clergy can create heartfelt ceremonies that help the bereaved begin to heal. Explaining the purposes behind rituals, it reviews the many ways these have changed over the years and argues for a return to authentic, personalized, and meaningful funeral ceremonies. The qualities in caregivers that make them effective funeral planners are examined, and practical ideas for creating authentic, personalized, and meaningful funeral ceremonies are provided. Trends...
2013 / 10 / 3
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The Journey Through Grief: Reflections on Healing

Alan D. Wolfelt

The Journey Through Grief: Reflections on Healing by Alan D. WolfeltThis spiritual companion for mourners affirms their need to mourn and invites them to journey through their very unique and personal grief. Detailed are the six needs that all mourners must yield to and eventually embrace if they are to go on to find continued meaning in life and living, including the need to remember the deceased loved one and the need for support from others. Short explanations of each mourning need are followed by brief, spiritual passages that, when read slowly and reflectively, help mourners work through their unique thoughts and feelings. Also included in this revised...
2013 / 9 / 30
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The Healing Your Grieving Heart Journal for Teens

Alan D. Wolfelt

The Healing Your Grieving Heart Journal for Teens by Alan D. WolfeltIn light of how difficult it is just to survive the teenage years, the grieving process can be especially difficult and overwhelming for teenagers. This journal affirms the grieving teen's journey and offers gentle, healing guidance. In order to sort through their confusing feelings and thoughts, teens are prompted to explore simple, open-ended questions. Teens are encouraged to write what they miss about the person who died, the specific feelings that have been most difficult since the death, or the things they wish they had said to the person before they died.
2013 / 8 / 18
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Healing the Adult Child's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Parent Dies

Alan D. Wolfelt

Healing the Adult Child's Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas After Your Parent Dies by Alan D. WolfeltOffering heartfelt and simple advice, this book provides realistic suggestions and relief for an adult child whose parent has died. Practical advice is presented in a one-topic-per-page format that does not overwhelm with psychological language, but provides small, immediate ways to understand and reconcile grief. Some of the action-oriented tips include writing down memories, completing a task or goal left unfinished by your deceased parent, or honoring the parent's birthday. In addition the common challenges that face grieving adult children, such as helping the surviving parent, resolving...
2013 / 8 / 18
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Loving from the Outside In, Mourning from the Inside Out

Alan D. Wolfelt

Loving from the Outside In, Mourning from the Inside Out by Alan D. WolfeltRecognizing how the need to grieve is anchored in one's capacity to care for someone, this calming guide contends that the act of mourning is healthy—and necessary—following a life-changing loss. The very foundation of attachment is reflected upon, illustrating devotion as both the primary cause of grief and a crucial source of emotional recovery. Exploring the essential principles of love as well as the reasons behind it, this heartfelt handbook makes it possible to embrace a trying but vital process.
2012 / 9 / 12
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Healing After Job Loss: 100 Practical Ideas

Alan D. Wolfelt & Kirby J. Duvall

Healing After Job Loss: 100 Practical Ideas by Alan D. Wolfelt & Kirby J. DuvallFull of practical, time-tested counsel, this handbook offers simple, useful tips and activities to counter the typically negative reactions to job loss, such as loss of self esteem, and explores thoughts and feelings with the goal of healing. Whether discussing situations when companies have been downsized or individuals have been fired, furloughed, or laid off, this guide provides a healthy way of dealing with often overwhelming feelings-of anger, anxiety, depression, and hopelessness-in a healthy, hopeful manner.
2012 / 4 / 8
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The Wilderness of Suicide Grief: Finding Your Way

Alan D. Wolfelt

The Wilderness of Suicide Grief: Finding Your Way by Alan D. WolfeltPresenting the idea of wilderness as a sustained metaphor for grief, this compassionate guide explores the unique responses inherent to the grief felt by those who have experienced the suicide of a loved one and offers information about coping with such a profound loss. Likening the death of a loved one to the experience of being wrenched from normal life and dropped down in the middle of nowhere, the handbook employs 10 touchstones, or trail markers, that survivors use to begin to make their way through the new landscape. Each touchstone gently guides readers through the entire grieving process...
2012 / 2 / 18
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Eight Critical Questions for Mourners . . .: And The Answers That Will Help You Heal

Alan D. Wolfelt

Eight Critical Questions for Mourners . . .: And The Answers That Will Help You Heal by Alan D. WolfeltConfronting the "little griefs" that can occur in the course of a lifetime, this handbook seeks to relieve the inevitable burden of loss. Taking the "wilderness experience" into account-being disconnected from oneself and the outside world-this guide presents 12 vital questions, the answers to which encourage the choice between deciding to live and letting sadness take control. Delving into the possibilities behind integrating sorrow into one's life, this study is the road map to exploring and honoring the transformational nature of grief.
2012 / 1 / 25
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