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Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy : A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner, Fourth Edition - J. William Worden

Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy

A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner, Fourth Edition

Paperback Published: 2nd December 2009
ISBN: 9780415559997
Number Of Pages: 328

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"The fourth edition of this book retains all the theoretical strengths and clinical wisdom of past editions, while incorporating emerging theories and cutting-edge research. It is required reading for any counselor, educator, or researcher who wishes to understand grief. "Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, Professor, The Graduate School, The College of New Rochelle; Senior Consultant, The Hospice Foundation of America

"I can't think of a thing Worden has missed." Stephen Fleming, PhD, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

"Simply stated, you will not find a better book to guide you in assisting people struggling with the myriad of issues following a death" Donna L. Schuurman, EdD, CT, Executive Director, The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families, Portland, USA

"Clear without being simplistic, caring without being sentimental and authoritative without being obscure, Worden's text remains essential reading for all who care about bereaved people." Colin Murray Parkes, Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist to St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham and St Joseph's Hospice Hackney. Life President, Cruse Bereavement Care

Grief affects different people in different ways, most emerge from mourning in a healthy manner but for some the death of a loved one can cause intense emotional pain that is difficult to recover from. This type of grief can often surface as an underlying cause of physical and mental health problems requiring professional treatment.

This highly anticipated fourth edition builds on the success of the previous editions which received worldwide acclaim for their sensitive, insightful, and practical approach to grief counselling.

Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy is an essential resource for everyone working with the bereaved, from those just entering the field, to seasoned practitioners.

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'The fourth edition of this book retains all the theoretical strengths and clinical wisdom of past editions, while incorporating emerging theories and cutting-edge research. It is required reading for any counselor, educator, or researcher who wishes to understand grief.' - Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, Professor, The Graduate School, The College of New Rochelle; Senior Consultant, The Hospice Foundation of America, USA

Introduction.
Attachment, Loss, and the Experience of Grief.
Understanding the Mourning Process.
The Mourning Process: Mediators of Mourning.
Grief Counselling: Facilitating Uncomplicated Grief.
Abnormal Grief Reactions: Complicated Mourning.
Grief Therapy: Resolving Complicated Mourning.
Grieving Special Types of Losses.
Grief and Family Systems.
The Counsellor's Own Grief.
Training for Grief Counselling.

ISBN: 9780415559997
ISBN-10: 0415559995
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 328
Published: 2nd December 2009
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: New edition

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