Growing Through Loss and Grief

Growing Through Loss and Grief : A Counsellor's Guide

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A guide for counsellors who are helping people to deal with loss and grief.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 20mm | 181.44g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Harpercollins/STL
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • further reading list, index
  • 0551027886
  • 9780551027886

Table of contents

Part 1 What is loss: all of life involves loss - introduction to loss and grief; "I don't know who I am any more" - selfhood and loss; "for better or worse...?" - rejection and loss; "it's just a matter of time now" - long-awaited losses; "I just can't take it in" - unexpected losses; "a little of what you fancy..." - loss and sexuality; stolen innocence - sexual abuse and loss; "God seems so far away" - spiritual losses; treasures on Earth - the loss of material possessions. Part 2 Facilitating loss: "life will never be the same again" - facing the reality of loss; picking up the pieces - reaching a resolution; from the cradle to the grave - loss through the age span; the buck stops here - loss and culpability; "you ought to pull yourself together" - complicated grief reactions; blessed are those who mourn - pastoral care in loss; "what about me?" - help for the helpers.
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