For Professionals

12

Jan'17

Understanding The Two-Track Model of Bereavement

Today we want to fill you in on the Two-Track Model of Bereavement.  Why, you ask?  Because we love talking …

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12

Oct'16

Thinking About Thinking (and Grief)

We have talked many a time here about how grief can make you feel a bit like you’re losing it. …

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06

Jul'16

Grief and Regrief (aka growing up with a grief monster)

So there‘s this thing called grief.  You’ve probably heard of it.  You probably wish you hadn’t heard of it.  There …

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21

Jun'16

Death, Grief, and Shattered Assumptions

“Some people’s lives seem to flow in a narrative; mine had many stops and starts. That’s what trauma does. It …

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17

May'16

Grieving a Suicide Death

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2013 there were 41,149 suicides in the United States.  This rate is …

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21

Apr'16

What is Normal in Grief?

Here’s a test question for you: Which of the following grief related behaviors is abnormal? A.  A father who visits his son’s …

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02

Feb'16

The Truth about Posttraumatic Growth After Loss

Litsa and I have long had a bee in our bonnet over the rhetoric around grief self-help.  Not all grief …

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19

Jan'16

Grief After Traumatic Loss

Recently a reader emailed us and asked if we’d write a post about grieving a violent death. She’d been looking …

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06

Jan'16

Ongoing Relationships With Those who Have Died

I cling to scraps of my mother.  I’ll take anything I can get. I’ve extracted all that I can from my …

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01

Dec'15

Everything You Wish You Didn’t Need To Know About Holiday Grief

We all wish we weren’t members of this terrible club where socks bring you to tears at Target, where you …

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02

Nov'15

Understanding Survivor Guilt

Guilt.  We have talked about it from a lot of different angles around here.  We have talked about the shoulda, …

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18

Aug'15

Grieving the Death of a Sibling

As a general rule, we hesitate to write about different types of loss.  To clarify, I am not referring to …

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