Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-08-01
  • Publisher: Springer Pub Co
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Dr. Worden presents the highly anticipated fourth edition of Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, the gold standard of grief therapy handbooks. The previous editions received worldwide acclaim for their sensitive, insightful, and practical approach to grief counseling. In this updated and revised fourth edition, Dr. Worden presents his most recent thinking on bereavement drawn from extensive research, clinical work, and the best of the new literature.

Author Biography

J. William Worden is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and holds academic appointments at the Harvard Medical School and at the Rosemead Graduate School of Psychology in California.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Attachment, Loss, and the Experience of Griefp. 13
Understanding the Mourning Processp. 37
The Mourning Process: Mediators of Mourningp. 57
Grief Counseling: Facilitating Uncomplicated Griefp. 83
Abnormal Grief Reactions: Complicated Mourningp. 127
Grief Therapy: Resolving Complicated Mourningp. 153
Grieving Special Types of Lossesp. 179
Grief and Family Systemsp. 217
The Counselor's Own Griefp. 251
Training for Grief Counselingp. 261
Appendixp. 283
Bibliographyp. 285
Indexp. 305
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