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Certified Grief Counselor and Timeline of Grief article

Certified Grief Counselor and Timeline of Grief article

It is so true that grief has no universal timeline.  This article reinforces this important reality when we deal with grief or try to help others who are grieving.  As a certified grief counselor, on needs to understand this reality. The article states Grief doesn’t follow any timeline, according to Genesis Medical Center counselors. Nor is it confined to only families of  hospice-care patients. “Each person may require a different level of support or frequency of support,” mental health counselor Kate Bowman said. “We try to accommodate everyone’s individual needs in providing the type of care and support that will

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Grief Counseling Program Article on Child Loss

Grief Counseling Program Article on Child Loss

Very said story of how a woman dealt with her loss of her child.  Losing a child is the worst type of grief one can face. The article, Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a child, covers this horrible type of loss The article states It was the silence that gave Maria Kubitz the first shiver of dread. While cleaning the house, she suddenly realized that she hadn’t seen her 4-year-old daughter, Margareta, in 10, maybe 15 minutes, and that she wasn’t sure where she was or what she was

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Grief Counseling Certification Program: Grief Has No Expiration Date

Grief Counseling Certification Program:  Grief Has No Expiration Date

An article that describes the reality that if you love then you will eventually one day grieve.  Grief has no expiration date because true love has no expiration date. This article is a good read for individuals who worry their grief lasts too long.  The answer, grief will remain, but become bearable over time. Please review the full article here. If you would like to learn more about our grief counseling certification program.  Please let us know if you have any questions  

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Grief Counseling Certification Article on Giving Food to the Bereaved

Grief Counseling Certification Article on Giving Food to the Bereaved

The simple gift of helping others in need and grieving is a great thing to do for others.  One of the common traditions is ordering food and having it sent to them.  This helps the grieving not to have to worry about cooking. This article discusses this simple gesture of food.  Here is the full article.  Click here If you would also like to learn more about AIHCP’s grief counseling certification then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs. In the meantime, enjoy the article and always help people in need. AIHCP

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Still a mother: Parenting after a child has died

Still a mother: Parenting after a child has died

The heart is big enough to hold both the love and the loss. Sourced through Scoop.it from: mashable.com Great article about losing a child and how mothers can feel who lose a child but are forever a mother. Please also review our grief counseling program to see if you would like to become a certified grief counselor.  If qualified you could start helping others with a certification in grief counseling #certificationingriefcounseling

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How does grief cause physical pain? – BBC News

How does grief cause physical pain? – BBC News

Murdered soldier Lee Rigby’s mother says she has felt daily chest pains since her son’s death. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.bbc.com Good article about the affects of grief on the human person at a physical level. If you would like to learn more about grieving and loss or would like to become a certified bereavement counselor then please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs #bereavementcounselor

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This Is Your Mind On Grief (And What To Do About It)

This Is Your Mind On Grief (And What To Do About It)

It’s anything but simple. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com Great and detailed article with charts about grief and how to deal with grief in a healthy way Please review this article as well as our grief counseling education program #griefcounselingeducationprogram

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Being there for Grieving Friends and Family: Support vs. Comfort – What’s Your Grief

Being there for Grieving Friends and Family: Support vs. Comfort – What’s Your Grief

First and foremost, please allow me to explain what’s happening with this post. For those of you who don’t know, we’ve been doing audio podcasts for about a year now (you can check those out on iTunes).  We originally started the podcast thinking that some people might prefer listening to their grief support over reading, and the idea o Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com Good article WYG about support and comforting and the differences.  As certified grief counselors, we need to know the difference and how to support. If you would like to learn more about our bereavement counseling program then please review #bereavementcounselingprogram

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Death with options: How we bury our loved ones is changing

Death with options: How we bury our loved ones is changing

After burying her mother a few years ago, Sheila Holt found herself contemplating her own death. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.postandcourier.com Great article on options of burial but also how the individual is facing death before dying and making one’s own funeral decisions. Talk about death is key.  This is one of the elements that make it so key If you would like to learn more about grief counseling training then please review #griefcounselingtraining

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What is Normal in Grief? – What’s Your Grief

What is Normal in Grief? – What’s Your 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 grave every morning B. A widower who continues to wear his wedding ring 5 years after his wife’s death C. A woman who refuses to part with her deceased mother’s belongings D. A  woman wh Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com Good article.  Loss is a unique thing.  While there are some signs of complicated grief, usually due to circumstances and prolonged and consistent intensity, we can pretty much say this article is right on about the fact that grief affects