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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

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Bereavement Counseling Training Program Article on Grief and Introverts

Bereavement Counseling Training Program Article on Grief and Introverts

Great article on grief and introverts.  In helping people deal with grief it is helpful to know what type of person they are.  This will tell us a great deal about who they are and how they may react to grief.  Introverts have special needs.  Certified grief counselors need to know how to help them. Please also review our bereavement counseling training program The article, “Introverts And Grief” by Mark Liebenow states, “I am really screwed now. My wife Evelyn has just died, and she was the one person I would trust to help me with grief. I’m not likely

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Bereavement Counseling Training Article for Grief and God

Bereavement Counseling Training Article for Grief and God

Grief as a gift?  It seems nonsensical but grief has a role in life and can be helpful in some cases in learning about life and helping us see the overall picture. Please also review our Bereavement Counseling Training program to learn more The article, “Why grief can be a gift from God”, by Patrick Mabilog states, Universally, grief is seen as something that we wouldn’t want to experience, but it’s something that no one can escape. We all have experienced a certain level of grief caused by loss whether a loved one, a business gone bad or a pet.

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Grief Counseling Training Article on Grief and Avoidance

Grief Counseling Training Article on Grief and Avoidance

When grieving we need to face our grief and mourning not avoid it or pretend it is not there.  This can lead to complicated grief.  Please also review our Grief Counseling Training. The article, “Good Grief: Stoicism and Avoidance Won’t Help” by Patrick O’Donnell states Grief can wash over you like a tsunami or strike in a series of smaller, insistent waves that wear you down like the ocean tumbling rocks into sand. It can express itself as depression, anger, sorrow or numbness. It may come after the death of a loved one, an atrocity such as 9/11, the loss

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Grief Counseling Program Article about Words to the Bereaved

Grief Counseling Program Article about Words to the Bereaved

Sometimes the best words can hurt deeply when trying to help others.  This is why certified Grief Counselors need to know what to say to the bereaved.  Please also review our Grief Counseling Program to learn more. Please also read the article, “3 Common Grief Sayings That Can Bring More Pain Than Comfort” by Rhone O’Neill. The article states, If you have lost someone you love, you know that there are no guidelines or instructions on how to get through your grief.  You also know that people who try to support you will offer well known platitudes in an attempt

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Bereavement Counseling Training Article about Doctors and Bereavement

Bereavement Counseling Training Article about Doctors and Bereavement

It is an added bonus these days when a doctor not only looks out for your physical well being but also your mental and emotional.  Understanding loss and grief is key for doctors in overall treatment of their patients. The article below covers some of these ideas.  Please also review our Bereavement Counseling Training The article, “Grief guidance: 6 ways pediatricians can support children, families after loss” by David J. Schonfeld, M.D., FAAP states, he vast majority of children experience the death of a close family member or friend during childhood, and approximately one in 20 experiences the death of