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Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Sadness and Joy of the Holidays

Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Sadness and Joy of the Holidays

Good article about the mixture of joy of the holidays and grief of past loss.  It is very common for these two emotions to interwine during the holidays as one finds joy but also sadness if memory of lost loved ones.  The intensity can vary as well depending on how fresh the wound is.  If you would like to learn more, please review the article and also please review our bereavement counseling program. The article, “When Grief at Holiday Time Overlaps with Joy” by Janna Farley states “It’s a time of tradition, tasty treats, and holiday cheer. But for people

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Bereavement Counseling Training Article and Miscarriages and Family Grief

Bereavement Counseling Training Article and Miscarriages and Family Grief

A miscarriage can affect an entire family.  The loss of a potential family member can really haunt the couple as well as potential siblings. If you would like to learn more about bereavement counseling training then please review our program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. The article, “Ask Amy: Mom’s grief over miscarriage affects family” by Amy Dickinson states, “Dear Amy: My miscarriage was 10 years ago. I still grieve for my lost “Grace.” It took many years to come to terms with this loss, and there is still one thing I struggle with: We

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Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Complicated Grief

Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Complicated Grief

Grief can sometimes be pathological and not merely a natural response to loss.  This article looks at pathological grief. Of course natural grief is never a disease. If you would like to learn more please review our bereavement counseling program The article, “Is Grief a Disease? A new theory is challenging the way psychologists understand mourning”  by Andrea Volpe states, “After Stephanie Muldberg’s 13-year-old son Eric died of Ewing’s sarcoma in 2004, she was lost in a sea of grief. Her days were long, unstructured, monotonous. She barely left her New Jersey home. When she did leave, she planned her

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Bereavement Counseling Certification and Christmas Tree Article

Bereavement Counseling Certification and Christmas Tree Article

Great article on how Christmas trees can help heal grief and help others find joy and happiness. Please review our bereavement counseling certification and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. The article, “How Christmas Trees Can Help A Grieving Child” by Nikki McCoy states   “Losing a parent is one of the most devastating things a child can experience. Yet it happens daily. In 2015, 84 kids and 54 families in Thurston, Mason, and Lewis counties turned to SoundCareKids in Olympia to navigate the tremendous weight that comes with the death of a significant person in their

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Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Election Grief

Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Election Grief

Good article about the feeling of loss a person can experience if the elected official they want does not become elected Post election grief is a reality for many individuals and how they cope is important not only for themselves but for the whole nation as a whole Please review our bereavement counseling program The article, “Coping With Your Post-Election Grief” by Rachel Ricketts, states   “As I sit here to write this, the US election has just been called. To my complete horror and astonishment, Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States. I can’t even

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Grief Counseling Certification Article on the Loss of A Child

Grief Counseling Certification Article on the Loss of A Child

The greatest loss is a child.  This article looks at this intense and hurtful grief.  If you would like to learn more about loss, please review our grief counseling blog and also as well consider learning more about AIHCP’s Grief Counseling Certification. The article, “Polly’s People: A child’s death is ‘different kind of heartache’ “by Polly Stram, states “As the holidays approach, Andrea Barnes understands how difficult they will be for parents who have lost children to violence, accidents or illnesses. She knows what it’s like to cry, and she realizes what good intentions people will have by offering advice

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Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Rainbow Babies

Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Rainbow Babies

This article discusses the sadness of a losing a child and what a rainbow baby is.  What, however if a rainbow baby never comes?  Please read this article to learn more and also please review our bereavement counseling program The article, Grieving Without The Hope Of A Rainbow Baby, by Tara Rigg states   “Ah, a rainbow. A beautiful sign that the storm is over and that better things are on the way. Nature’s way of saying that all is well and the sun can come out again. The term “Rainbow Baby” is all the rage these days. A Rainbow

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Grief Counseling Program Article on Child Loss

Grief Counseling Program Article on Child Loss

Child loss is the most intense grief possible.  Please also review our Grief Counseling Program as well as our Child Grief Counseling Program The article,” Parents express the grief of losing a child through photographs” by Beryl Ayn Young states “That’s what a therapist said to me as I choked back heaving sobs, wiping tears that had been building up for the two months since we lost her. The week she died, I thought the well had run dry of tears and I’d be able to return to my regularly scheduled life — stoic and unfaltering. I thought wrong. I

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Grief Counseling Program Article on Loss of Child

Grief Counseling Program Article on Loss of Child

One of the worst griefs is losing a child.  No wonder it can become complicated for some parents who seek to recover   Please also review our grief counseling program The article, “The complicated grief of losing your children” by MATT RILKOFF states, In the park near our house my partner and I have a bench. We paid to have it put there last year after our twin boys Fred and John died. John was just 18 hours into this world when he died and two days later Fred was unhooked from the machines keeping him alive and, like his brother, we

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Grief Counseling Certification Article on Grief and Vocation

Grief Counseling Certification Article on Grief and Vocation

Good article about grief and how it affects our whole life and is part of it.  Grief is something we need to accept in life because it is part of life Please also review our Grief Counseling Certification. The article, “How Grief Became My New Vocation” by Laurie Burrows Grad states, I am a food writer by trade. I shaped my culinary career path in my mid-20s. During and after college I had been working as a model in Manhattan doing live shows, photography, and catalogue work, but was totally unfulfilled. After a four-year college education, I knew that I