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Grief Counseling Training Article on Complicated Grief

Grief Counseling Training Article on Complicated Grief

Good article on complicated grief. Please also review our Grief Counseling Training The article, A name for grief that goes on and on, by Jacqueline Howard states, “Stephanie Muldberg felt like she would be sad forever. She felt isolated and preferred to sit alone at home, overcome with waves of emotion — anger, guilt and bitterness. Muldberg’s 13-year-old son, Eric, died of cancer in their home in New Jersey in 2004. For years after his death, Eric dominated her thoughts. She felt guilty that she lived and he didn’t. She couldn’t drive past the baseball field where he used to play.

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Grief Counseling Certification Article on Social Grief

Grief Counseling Certification Article on Social Grief

Good article on how grief of a nation can be a catalyst for social change.   Please also review our Grief Counseling Certification The article, Grief as catalyst for social change, by Mel Williams states, “Grief is a powerful motivator for social change. We are now seeing the growing mobilization of grief energy transformed into calls for social change. Consider the student activism ignited from the Feb. 14, 2018 mass shooting of 17 classmates at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Students from Parkland have spurred rallies across the nation as young people have risen en masse, saying “Enough is enough,”

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Bereavement Counseling Certification Article on Avoiding Grieving

Bereavement Counseling Certification Article on Avoiding Grieving

Good article on the pitfalls of avoiding grief and not facing it.  Trying to be strong or keep busy can sometimes make us avoid our grief work and recovery Please also review our Bereavement Counseling Certification The article, Coping with Grief and Loss: Why Being Strong, Keeping Busy Won’t Work, states “Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry _______.” If you’re like most people, you’re conditioned to automatically respond with “alone.” Here’s another one: “The way to get through grief is to just keep _____.” Did “busy” come to mind? If you’ve suffered a devastating loss such

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Grief Counseling Certification Article on Child Funerals

Grief Counseling Certification Article on Child Funerals

A very sad article about the child funerals.  This is a reality for some and a possible nightmare for others.  This article takes you into that reality Please also review our Grief Counseling Certificatio n   The article, Child funerals: Steps taken to ease burden, by Laura McDaid states, “Bailey Kerr was just three days old when he died at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. For his mother Christine Herron, “everything just fell apart” on that day in July 2015. “It’s hard to describe the grief,” said the County Armagh woman. “He died in my arms and after that, everything

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Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Mother’s Day Grief

Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Mother’s Day Grief

A sad story regarding mothers who have children who are alive as well as deceased and how mothers can balance their grief and joy on this day.   Please also review our Bereavement Counseling Program to learn more about grief and becoming a certified grief counselor The article, When a New Mother’s Joy is Entwined With Grief, by Claire Zulkey states, ] Every Mother’s Day, Maggie Nelson, her husband Mike, and their three young children head to the cemetery to take a family photo at the grave of their daughter, Emily. She was stillborn in 2010, but her twin, Mikey, now 7,

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Grief Counseling Certification Article on Grief and Loss of Child

Grief Counseling Certification Article on Grief and Loss of Child

Helping parents and family deal with the death of a child can be very difficult and hard.  What to say and what to do is difficult proposition. Please also review our Grief Counseling Certification The article, 7 Things Bereaved Parents Want You To Know About Grieving For A Child, by Ellen Wallwork states, “The death of a child is never an easy subject to broach. No matter how long you’ve known the parents it can be difficult to know how to talk to them about their grief. Fear of getting it wrong can mean some people avoid the conversation altogether and this silence can be isolating,

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Grief Counseling Program Article on Parenting and Grief

Grief Counseling Program Article on Parenting and Grief

Good article on the constant nature of grief that is associated with parenting.  Great love can only be periled with grief and chance of loss or mishap. Please also review our Grief Counseling Program to learn more The article, Why Parenting Means Living With Constant Grief, by Laurie Morrissey states “The small fella needed to renew his passport.  A true sign of the times when you’re not even four and you’re already on your second piece of international documentation.  The photos made for a fun comparison – our little man, more ‘himself’ now with his curly head and emerging freckles and still-little

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Bereavement Counseling Certification Article on Executive Grief

Bereavement Counseling Certification Article on Executive Grief

Good article on executives and handling grief. Please review our Bereavement Counseling Certification The article, Three Ways Executives Can Cope With Grief, by Caroline Stokes states “When a loved one dies, it’s expected that the bereaved may turn to a therapist, grief counselor, support group or another trusted helper. These professionals can help shoulder the daily burden of grief and offer support and guidance in an extremely vulnerable time. But for an executive, decreased functioning in their personal life can have ramifications for the larger organization and on any dependent employees. No two people grieve the same way. I’ve coached executives

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Bereavement Counseling Certification Program Article on Grief Movies

Bereavement Counseling Certification Program Article on Grief Movies

Good article that lists some classic movies about grief and losing someone Please also review our Bereavement Counseling Certification Program The article, 8 movies that perfectly portray the grief of losing a loved one, by Natalie Xenos states, “There’s nothing more painful in life than losing the people we love, whether it’s a parent, a sibling, a spouse or a close friend. Grief is a deep, all consuming emotion and it can be difficult to put into words. Sometimes all you want is the sense that there are other people out there in the world who understand your pain. Here are eight

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Grief Counseling Certification Article on Ecological Grief

Grief Counseling Certification Article on Ecological Grief

Mourning and grieving ecological losses in the world and harm nature is becoming more and more common.  Seeing the world suffer and the consequences of it for us in grief. Please also review our Grief Counseling Certification The article, Hope and mourning in the Anthropocene: Understanding ecological grief, by states,    “We are living in a time of extraordinary ecological loss. Not only are human actions destabilising the very conditions that sustain life, but it is also increasingly clear that we are pushing the Earth into an entirely new geological era, often described as the Anthropocene. Research shows that people increasingly feel the