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▶ Loss Should Not Be Trivialized – YouTube

▶ Loss Should Not Be Trivialized – YouTube

See on Scoop.it – Grief & Bereavement Counseling http://www.aihcp.org/aagc.htm Have you ever been down and heard the term, “well at least you have this or that” or “it could be wo… American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This video from the American Academy of Grief Counseling looks at what others consider ‘trivial loss’ other than death.  These losses are far from trivial to many although considered lesser losses by others. The video looks at losses of career, pet, limb, and romance.  It also looks at how certified grief counselors need to address these losses to clients. Grief counselors need to

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How to Become a Grief Counselor and Loss of Parent

How to Become a Grief Counselor and Loss of Parent

How to Become a Grief Counselor and Loss of Parent The article below is about one year of grief after the loss of a mother.  The woman who is middle aged writes very candidly and open about her initial expression of pain to the very end of acceptance. The utter devastation of loss is seen as she receives the call.   She laments over this loss through the following months almost lost as she tries to rediscover herself as a woman without a mother.   She lists the dreaded one years marks as well as holidays and birthdays and how she learned

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Facing the Great Unknown and How to Become a Grief Counselor

Facing the Great Unknown and How to Become a Grief Counselor

  Facing the Great Unknown – The Huffington Post American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Fear of death can cripple our own life.  It prevents us from understanding the temporal nature of life and for us to make the most of it while we are here. It also causes us to avoid discussion about it.  This prevents many from having good life insurance or funeral plans.  It can also put other family members in the dark about what one wants with his or her belongings after death. If you are interested in learning more about life and death and the

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Sandy Hook: Finding Gratitude, Even in Grief

  I will let my thoughts turn to friends, neighbors and all of those who are hurting and impacted by grave loss. I will consider the strength and trust that so many of them have shown. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This article is sad and a sign of grief recovery.  The families of SandyHook no doubt suffered greatly on Thanksgiving, but many were also able to find happiness and love of the support and new friends they have found since the shooting. Being able to find gratitude and some sort of happiness is critical in grief recovery.  Of

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Art exhibition examines death and How to Become a Grief Counselor

  Meeting your maker. Kicking the bucket. Death. Some fear it, others ignore it. As death bears down like a runaway train, sometimes it helps to face the demons. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Art is an excellent way for the bereaved to express themselves.  Play therapy, art therapy and any type of artistic expression help the grieving heal. Grief counselors are aware of the importance of this.  One way to further express death and help people understand it is also through art.  This article discusses an art exhibit that examines death. If you are interested in learning more,

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Learn how to become a grief counselor and help parents overcome the grief and loss of a child via miscarriage

  Oct. 20 event to honour children lost to miscarriage, stillbirth and early infant death American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Grief Counselors understand the pain of a still born or miscarriage.  These horrible things are sometimes unnoticed by society.  This type of disenfranchised grief has gone unnoticed for too long. One of the biggest errors a nurse can make during a still birth is to not allow the parents to hold the deceased infant to properly grieve and process the loss.  This is the case in many places and the mother and father suffer horribly for it. This article