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Maintaining Relationships After a Death [What's Your Grief Podcast]

Maintaining Relationships After a Death [What's Your Grief Podcast]

http://traffic.libsyn.com/whatsyourgrief/maintining_relationships.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS You can subscribe to, rate and review the What’s Your Grief Podcast in the following places:       When times are hard, the support of friends and family members can go a long way.  Yet unfortunately after the death of … Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com A good article with additional links to other articles about maintaining relationships with others after a death.  These relationships are important to readjusting and finding some sort of balance. If you would like to learn more about Grief Counseling,

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Grief Counseling: When Does A Loved One Need Help?

Grief Counseling:  When Does A Loved One Need Help?

4 Signs That Your Loved One May Need a Mental Health Professional Observing a loved one exhibiting mental problems is a difficulty that many families face. Such behavioral patterns are not only difficult to accept, but they are equally difficult to bring up with the person exhibiting the problem. In many cases, the loved one experiencing the mental problems is in need of consultation with a mental health professional. The following are four signs that will help you to determine if your loved one fits this scenario. They Resist Getting Professional Help Even though everyone else is able to see

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Grief Counselors WhoTreat Self-Harm in Children and Adolescents

Grief Counselors WhoTreat Self-Harm in Children and Adolescents

  What is considered self-harm? Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Pediatrics and Human Development Professor Donald Greydanus, M.D. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Grief counseling should attempt to pinpoint adolescent issues regarding self harm.  Grief counselors can help children find out why they wish to harm themselves.  Usually child grief stems from unresolved grief, low self esteem, trauma or other similar psychological pathologies.  Grief therapy and some grief counseling may be beneficial. If you wish to become certified as a grief counselor then please review the program.  The program consists of core courses that lead

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Using Your Certification From AIHCP Properly

Using Your Certification From AIHCP Properly

AIHCP Offers A Variety of Certifications The American Institute of Health Care Professionals offers a variety of certifications for Health Care Professionals, Counselors, and people involved in ministry.  Our primary certification programs involve Grief Counseling, Case Management, Legal Nurse Consulting and a variety of other certifications involving counseling and the health field.   A certification is an excellent way to compliment an existing career, degree or licensure. What Is A Certification This is a common question and the basis for much confusion.  A certification is not a licensure issued by the state.  A licensure is a state regulated field, while a certification is open to any professional who fulfills the basic

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Grief Counseling: Helping Patients Cope With Loss

Grief Counseling: Helping Patients Cope With Loss

Nurses deal with grief and loss on a regular basis.   That is why grief counseling should be part of their training.   Helping a patient or their families deal with the loss is an aspect of nursing that sometimes is overshadowed or never talked about.   Compassion and understanding along with being someone to listen can be all it takes.   In order to prepare yourself for these situations, you might want to read this article: By From Nurse Together Grief Counseling: Helping Patients Cope With Loss Coping with grief and loss is never easy but as caregivers, it is something we experience

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New Death and Dying Book: “The Beauty of a Slow Death”

New Death and Dying Book: “The Beauty of a Slow Death”

A new book dealing with death and dying titled “The Beauty of a Slow Death” by author Michele DeMeo, CRCST, CSPDT has just been published and is worth a look.   This book deals with grief counseling from the view point of the terminally ill patient.  Michele bravely writes about her experiences in dealing with ALS. New Death and Dying Book: “The Beauty of a Slow Death” Michele DeMeo left a message on my voice mail recently. “I know you must be busy,” her message said, “but if you have time I’d like to talk to you. I am terminal with

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Grief Counseling – What is it and how can it help

Grief counseling is in high demand today. The loss of someone close to you is a painful experience and can create many emotions such as anger, shock, sadness and guilt. Within this period, you may feel as if these emotions may never let up and come to an end. Loss is a tough thing to handle but it is something that most of us will have to face several times within our lives. These feeling are often categorized as grief and you may find it challenging to move past this phase alone. For such instances, it is recommended that you

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Grief Counseling and Happiness

The Emotion of Sadness and Grief Counseling While the emotion of sadness can dominate grief, one finds very little talk of happiness in grief.  Such a contradiction defeats the purpose of loss.  Grief Counseling must also find that spurts of happiness are natural in grief. Within Christian theology, out of grief can come victory.  Through Christ’s death came resurrection and liberation.  Also through one’s daily crosses comes heavenly reward.  From this perspective there exists a happiness admist the grief.  While the happiness is not intimately tied with the emotion, it can co-exist and become ultimately a by-product. From a psychological

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Dealing with the loss of your pet

Dealing with the loss of your pet

By: Joseph Edward Having a pet is amazing.  There is nothing like the feeling of knowing that even after a hard day’s work, you have a buddy to come home to.  You know that when you get home, someone is waiting for you to take away your stress and worries.  And in many cases, pets often take on a more humanized role.  They become more than just a pet, but a valued family member.  It is not surprising that when we lose our pet, it can still feel like the world has ended. Of course, going through the grieving processes