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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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Certification in Grief Counseling: Feelings of grief, loss can be strong during holidays

  Often facing holidays can make existing grief from a recent loss feel heavier; the holidays can make distant grief come bubbling to the surface; chances are if you have lost American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Holiday grief is a serious issue for many who lost a loved one.  Especially, the first Christmas or New Year without a loved one.  It is natural to grieve and grief counselors should encourage this. Grief counselors should also prepare their clients for this time of year and to remember to let them to grieve.  It is important that many family members are

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Certification in Grief Counseling: A Case for Watching Time of Death

  We don’t always have the luxury of being able to manage our death, but there are options other than aggressive treatment that may be more appropriate for us — depending on whether quality of life or quantity of life is more important to us. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Certification in Grief Counseling This is a good blog to remind people of the importance of not avoiding the topic of death with our loved ones.  These are themes and questions that cannot be answered after they are gone and in some cases, not comfortable conversation when the person

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Certification in Grief Counseling: TREASURED MEMORIES STORED FOR GRIEVING PARENTS

Certification in Grief Counseling: TREASURED MEMORIES STORED FOR GRIEVING PARENTS

  PARENTS mourning the loss of a child will be given more support to help preserve their precious memories after staff at P&G (Procter & Gamble) in North Tyneside, backed a charity with a donation of more than £5,000.  Kirsty… American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This is a good way to commemorate the loss of a loved one.  It allows us to adapt to the loss while also honoring the love of the one lost.  If you are interested in learning more about grief counseling, then please click here A certification in grief counseling is offered to qualified professionals

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Certification in Grief Counseling: My Life’s Reflection

The American Academy of Grief Counseling is pleased to announce that an Advisory Board member and certified grief counselor, Samantha A. Bechtel MSSA, LISW has had a book published titled “My Life’s Reflection: A Life Review Workbook,” by Tate Publishing. Her co-author is Alicia M. Bogard MSW, LISW. Professor Richard Groves writes about the book: My Life’s Reflection is a valuable resource that deals with some of life’s most challenging times and experiences. The authors clearly write with profound heart and clear insight because of the experience they have had working with hospice patients and their families. Here is a

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Certification in Grief Counseling: Helping The Bereaved: Is There a Right Way?

Certification in Grief Counseling: Helping The Bereaved: Is There a Right Way?

Certification in Grief Counseling: What to Say, What to Do?  Helping Those in Grief Can Be Confusing Good intentions aside, saying the right thing is important for the bereaved.  What to say, what to do are all questions in helping those in grief.  However, there is no true right lane because all people are different and respond differently. The Republic’s article, “Kindness in Action: When Someone is Grieving, Proactive Measures Can Offer Greatest Help” by Heidi Stevens looks at some of these questions. When Stephanie Whitson’s husband succumbed to cancer in 2001, just a few years after she lost both

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Greatest Grief: The Loss of A Child

Greatest Grief: The Loss of A Child

Loss of a Child and a Certification in Grief Counseling Within the circles of debate of emotional pain due to loss, many have speculated, and probably correctly, that the most intense emotional loss one can experience is the loss of one’s child.  The ingredients for it are already present: Extreme attachment and an unnatural and unexpected event. First, the attachment of a parent to a child is unequaled.  Evolutionarily speaking, the drive for one to propagate and replicate one’s genetic DNA is a natural drive.  In nature, the drive to protect one’s offspring is apparent.  So at the first level,

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Certification In Grief Counseling and Models of Grief

Grief Counseling and the Models of Grief As a grief counselor , a pastoral thanatologist , or a spiritual counselor one should be aware of the natural psychology of human grief.  The fundamental aspect of grief is loss.  This is the reality of the human condition.  Within this condition, the happiest moments, most beloved persons, most treasured objects, and desired outcomes are all temporary in this plane of existence.  Anything gained can be taken within a moment; the rich man and his countless millions can be stolen in the night by the thief, the loving husband can lose his devout wife to