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Bereavement Counseling Training Program Article on Grieving Words

Bereavement Counseling Training Program Article on Grieving Words

It is sometimes hard to know what to say to the grieving and what they need to hear.  This article is about understanding their needs and helping them through this difficult time with the right words.  Please also review our bereavement counseling training program to learn more The article, 4 Things People Who Are Grieving Want You To Know The process is not one size fits all.   It states   “Whether it’s triggered by a tragic event or the loss of a loved one, grief is a part of the human experience that we will all have to endure.

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Bereavement Counseling Article on Grief Vs. Depression

Bereavement Counseling Article on Grief Vs. Depression

Too many times, normal grief reactions are diagnosed as depression.  There is a true difference between normal loss and complicated grieving.  The article below deals with many issues regarding this Myth vs. Fact: Know the difference between grief, major depression By Carolyn Sacco, R.N. and Jeffrey Geller, M.D., M.P.H. The article states “Although grief knows no boundaries in terms of age, if we are fortunate to live decades then we will unfortunately experience grief. It is part of being human. Like other aspects of life such as giving birth, how do we know when these normal processes require more than

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Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Big Grief

Bereavement Counseling Program Article on Big Grief

A good article that looks at some of the bigger losses in life that we may face and how one will cope when they strike. The article from the Huffington Post states We are hard-wired for connection and when a meaningful connection is severed — be it someone who has held a special place in our personal firmament of love and affection or someone who has betrayed and abandoned us — we feel devastating loss. Loss of this magnitude births grief — grief for what was, what is now and what will never be. Big Grief brings you to your

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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