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Healing From Child Sexual Abuse: Let Yourself Grieve, Get Angry

Healing From Child Sexual Abuse:  Let Yourself Grieve, Get Angry

Healing is a painful process but if you can go through every stage, and remain vested in the journey, then the road ahead will get easier. The first thing is to grieve, and to deal with your anger. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.in Good article for healing of children of sexual abuse.  The right to be angry is an important part of healing.  The loss of innocence, the abuse itself are all horrendous events that need healing.  Grief counselors and in many cases licensed professionals are critical in helping children grieve and heal. If you would like to learn more

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The side of death we don’t see – CNN.com

The side of death we don’t see – CNN.com

  Before she photographed death, Cathrine Ertmann had never seen a body. Viewed through her lens while in a morgue, it was less frightening and more of a mystery. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.cnn.com Death can help us shape our existence if we acknowledge its reality.  We only have so much time in this temporal reality and we need to understand that in how we live and react with others. This article helps to remind us of our mortality. If you would like to learn more then please review our grief counseling program #griefcounselingprogram

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What Grieving A Death Can Teach Us About Surviving Divorce

What Grieving A Death Can Teach Us About Surviving Divorce

  You’re dealing with divorce, not actual death. You’ve got a life to live! For you, acceptance brings the promise of a new beginning — one filled with infinite possibilities — not an end. And that’s a precious gift, as any dying person would tell you. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com An excellent article talking about another type of loss, namely divorce.  Death and change of something can have a dramatic effect on our adjustment to a new life.  Divorce is a death of something special and a death of a particular relationship.  Grief and loss are experienced in many

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A Grief So Deep It Won’t Die

A Grief So Deep It Won’t Die

Following the death of a loved one, some people experience a mourning period that may last for years, signaling the need for aggressive therapy. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.nytimes.com Good article about the pains of complicated grief.  Some people have a difficult time in recovering from grief and may need additional help in overcoming the initial stages. If you would like to learn more about grief counseling training, then please review the program #griefcounselingtraining

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Grief Counseling Training: I Don’t Want to Die and I Don’t Want It to Hurt

Grief Counseling Training: I Don’t Want to Die and I Don’t Want It to Hurt

 Grief Counseling Training Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.curetoday.com A good article about the real issues of cancer patients facing death and the pain of a possible horrible death via cancer.  This is a very existential fear that we all face but also terminally ill patients If you would like to learn more about grief counseling training, then please review #griefcounselingtraining

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Permission to Grieve When Your Children Go Away to College

Permission to Grieve When Your Children Go Away to College

When our children leave the nest, it is okay to grieve! Sourced through Scoop.it from: patch.com Loss is not always about death.  Loss can be about change.  Children leaving the nest can leave a parent very sad, especially a single parent. Parents, married, or divorced may face some grief in these days.  New adjustments may take time as well. It is alright to feel grief in this.  While it is not the ultimate grief of losing a child, it should not be underestimated, the legitimate grief a parent can feel when the child becomes a young adult and ventures out

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Treating complex traumatic grief and its range of emotions

Treating complex traumatic grief and its range of emotions

  A traumatic event often causes deep-rooted, profound feelings. Depending on the nature of the event, those feelings may be fear, confusion, grief or a combination of emotions. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theneworleansadvocate.com A good article on the different between traumatic grief and normal grief reactions and how to counsel and for licensed counselors, how to treat it If you would like to learn more about grief counseling training then please review the program and see if it matches your educational and professional needs. #griefcounselingtraining

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Is there a reason for grief? » Scienceline

Is there a reason for grief? » Scienceline

Sourced through Scoop.it from: scienceline.org Bereavement Counseling Training Grief is a natural reaction to loss but it also has evolutionary and scientific purposes in our social interaction with others as well as our own mental and physical recovery during the period of adjustment If you would like to learn more about bereavement counseling training then please review the program #bereavementcounselingtraining

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Grief demands more of a man than a stiff upper lip | Letters

Grief demands more of a man than a stiff upper lip | Letters

Grief Counseling Training   Letters: The empire is no more, but British males continue to psychologically construct themselves in contrast to women – tough, aggressive, reticent and invulnerable Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.theguardian.com The old image of a man who does not cry is more our culture than gender roles.  Men should cry over loss and grief.  There is nothing un masculine about it nor should it be avoided.  The days of the John Wayne stuffer lip are not what we should try to emulate. If you would like to learn more about grief counseling training then please review our

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Celebrating a Deceased Loved One’s Birthday

Celebrating a Deceased Loved One’s Birthday

My family goes a bit overboard with the Happy Birthday song.  For starters, there are a lot of us so that means anywhere from 4 to about 20 voices depending on who’s present.  Also, everyone can sing to some degree so no one is shy about loudly belting out the lyrics or taking license with … Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com This is a way of coping for some and is dependent obviously upon grief recovery and how the recent the person died.  Still many of the ideas in here is a perfect way to commerate the loss of a