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The Journey Through Grief And Loss

Author : Robert Zucker
ISBN : 1429970499
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 51. 54 MB
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When adults face a significant loss, they must grapple with their own profound grief, and they are often called upon to nurture and support their grieving children. This is the first book to address this very common dual grieving challenge. As a practicing psychotherapist for twenty-nine years, Robert Zucker can offer parents and other concerned readers important insights into managing their own grief while supporting their grieving children. He offers: • Understanding how adults and children grieve differently • Learning how to explain the meaning of death to children • Knowing what to do when grief gets complicated • Deciding when they and/or their child need counseling • Helping their family members stay connected with loved ones even after death. For the countless parents who have tried blocking out their own grief in order to be available to their child, Robert Zucker provides a measure of comfort. This book will reassure readers that a grieving parent can still be an effective parent.

A Journey In The Moon Balloon

Author : Joan Drescher
ISBN : 9781784501006
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Take a journey in a hot air balloon to see the world differently. Open your heart, drop your fears, relax and get in touch with your feelings. This colorfully illustrated interactive journal with a delightful story line has been used to help children of all ages express their emotions and feel better about themselves and the world through writing, drawing, and symbols. This fully updated and expanded edition is overflowing with new stories and activities to unleash creative expression and allow images to do the talking. A Journey in The Moon Balloon® is an indispensable tool for parents, teachers, counsellors, art therapists, health care professionals and all those concerned with bringing emotional healing to children.

Finding Your Own Way To Grieve

Author : Karla Helbert
ISBN : 9780857006936
Genre : Psychology
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Children and teenagers with autism can struggle to cope with the loss of a loved one, and the complicated and painful emotions of bereavement. This book explains death in concrete terms that the child with autism will understand, explores feelings that the child may encounter as a part of bereavement, and offers creative and expressive activities that facilitate healing. With illustrations throughout, this interactive book begins with a simple story about what happens when people die. Each chapter then expands on the issues that have been raised in the story and offers a variety of coping skills exercises including writing, art and craft, cooking, movement, relaxation, and remembrance activities. Encouraging children with autism to express their loss through discussion, personal reflection, and creative activity, the book is ideal for children and teens to work through by themselves, or with the support of a family member or professional.

Educating Children With Life Limiting Conditions

Author : Alison Ekins
ISBN : 9781317194231
Genre : Education
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Educating Children with Life-Limiting Conditions supports teachers who are working with children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in mainstream schools by providing them with the core knowledge and skills that underpin effective practice within a whole-school and cross-agency approach. Mainstream schools now include increasing numbers of children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions, and this accessible book is written by a team comprised of both education and health professionals, helping to bridge the gap between different services. Recognising the complexity of individual cases, the authors communicate key principles relating to the importance of communication, multi-professional understanding and working and proactive planning for meeting the needs of any child with a life-limiting or life-threatening condition that can be applied to a range of situations. Reflective activities and practical resources are provided and are also available to download. This book will be of interest to teachers in mainstream schools, as well as teachers, SENCOs and senior leaders in all school settings, school nurses, children’s nurses and allied health professionals.

Grief Is A Journey

Author : Kenneth J. Doka
ISBN : 9781476771533
Genre : Self-Help
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In this “volume of rare sensitivity, penetrating understanding, and profound insights” (Rabbi Earl A. Grollman, author of Living When a Loved One Has Died), Dr. Kenneth Doka explores a new, compassionate way to grieve, explaining that grief is not an illness to get over but an individual and ongoing journey. There is no “one-size-fits-all” way to cope with loss. The vital bonds that we form with those we love in life continue long after death—in very different ways. Grief Is a Journey is the first book to overturn prevailing, often judgmental, ideas about grief and replace them with a hopeful, inclusive, personalized, and research-backed approach. New science and studies behind Dr. Doka’s teaching upend the dominant but incorrect view that grief proceeds by stages. Dr. Doka helps us realize that our experiences following a death are far more individual and much less predictable than the conventional “five stages” model would have us believe. Common patterns of experiencing and expressing grief still prevail, yet many other life changes accompany a primary loss. For example, the deaths of parents, even for adults, modify family patterns, change relationships, and alter old family rituals. Unique to this book, Dr. Doka also explains how to cope with disenfranchised grief—the types of loss that are not so readily recognized or supported by society. These include the death of ex-spouses, as well as non-fatal losses such as divorce, the end of a friendship, job loss, or infertility. In addition, Dr. Doka considers losses that might be stigmatized, including death by suicide or from disease or self-destructive behaviors such as smoking or alcoholism. And finally, Dr. Doka reminds us that, however painful, grief provides opportunities for growth.

Pet Parents

Author : Coleen Ellis
ISBN : 1462035493
Genre : Pets
File Size : 21. 73 MB
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Coleen Ellis lost her “baby girl” in 2003, and she was devastated. No one understood how she could be so upset over losing “just a dog,” and she could never really say goodbye to her terrier-schnauzer mix, Mico. To help pet parents everywhere, she opened the first standalone pet funeral home in the United States in Indianapolis. In this guidebook, she helps pet parents, veterinarians, death-care professionals and others celebrate the special bonds we share with our animal companions. Drawing upon her experiences helping thousands of pet parents and pet care professionals, Ellis provides: ideas to help celebrate the special bonds people share with their pets; checklists to choose the right cremation provider or funeral home; heartwarming stories that show how pets can be honored in life and in death; information on how death-care professionals, veterinarians and others are taking steps to serve pet parents; additional resources to help people remember their pets the way they want. People everywhere want to honor the lives of their pets, and even if you aren’t a pet owner, you need to understand why this is important. Help yourself and those you care about with Pet Parents: A Journey Through Unconditional Love and Grief.

Klage Um Einen Sohn

Author : Nicholas Wolterstorff
ISBN : 3525633556
Genre : History
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Coping With Loss Dealing With Grief

Author : Anthea Peries
ISBN : PKEY:6610000078776
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 87. 2 MB
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Coping with Loss & Dealing with Grief: Surviving Bereavement, Healing & Recovery After the Death of a Loved One ABOUT THIS BOOK You know how devastating it is to lose a loved one. Coping with bereavement is a painful and bumpy journey with many twists and turns. It helps to have an outline or rough roadmap along this painful and bumpy journey, with a few short stories sprinkled in just to illustrate certain points. Have you lost a beloved? A partner, parent, special friend, a child or special pet? I am so very sorry for your loss. Do you need to understand more about your feelings and, what bereavement is all about and why you don't feel like normal yourself? There are ways to cope after losing a loved one. You may feel numb or find it hard to concentrate or share your grief and talk about. Facing the Christmas holidays or special occasions can be a challenge too. - Are you feeling stuck, cannot think straight or need to seek professional help in dealing with your grief? - Need comfort in Faith? - Perhaps you are wondering whether to date again after a loss? - Or lost a beloved special pet? Giving yourself time; handling and overcoming bereavement is all part of the journey. This book covers all these aspects, questions and more. No one should live in a painful, draining and negative state. An unhappy mindset and attitude to life after a loss can only lead to a downward spiral and possibly depression. Coping with bereavement in a healthy way will enable you to slowly but surely get your life back into a positive light. Don't delay order your copy of 'Coping with Loss & Dealing with Grief: Surviving Bereavement, Healing & Recovery After the Death of a Loved One', today.

Dew Drops Of Hope

Author : Kat Crawford
ISBN : 1548003107
Genre :
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Dew Drops of Hope: Help for Those Going Through Grief and Loss Did your husband or child die? Did your friend move away? Did the doctor diagnose your spouse with Dementia? Did you lose something precious to you? How do you deal with such grief and loss? What do you say to those going through the heartbreak? If you are suffering loss, what do you need from others? Real people who walked through all types of loss and heartbreak share their journey and their recovery in Dew Drops of Hope: Help for Those Going Through Grief and Loss. The book wades through dark loneliness to a vibrant new life-hope of seeing light and life again. You think you're alone-you're not. Find yourself in stories in this book and apply the wisdom offered by those sharing their hurts and their hope. Kat Crawford, Shirl Hart and their friends have compiled stories of heartbreak, moments of inspirations and laughter to help you through these trying times. You need two of these books, one for yourself and one to share. Or maybe you need three. You know more than one walking through a tough time. Don't miss the opportunity of sharing Dew Drops of Hope with your friends and loved ones.

On Angels Wings

Author : J. Farland Bottoms, PhD
ISBN : 1450047254
Genre : Self-Help
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In a culture that struggles with dealing with grief, Farland has opened a door that allows others to see and feel what part of that path looks like. I can’t help but believe that his readers will benefit by his sharing. Ted Lunde Options Unlimited “This book will give encouragement and guidance to all those experiencing grief, but especially to men and fathers. Dr. Bottoms’ willingness to make himself vulnerable and share his struggles serves as a tremendous tool for the grieving reader as they may be learning to identify and express the depths of their feelings. He gives an excellent description of the evasive nature of depression and the various fronts one may use to hide it. Fortunately, he does not stop there, but gives ‘permission’ for the grieving person to seek the counsel of their families or that of professionals. The text does not gloss over or euphemize the extreme pain of losing a child, but does offer hope by defining healing as a process that requires faith in God and patience while He works. This book will give understanding to those grieving from someone involved in the process himself” Kelley L. Rumbyrt, MD, Psychiatrist “On Angels’ Wings will give those grieving solace through shared experience and the knowledge that others have walked along the same dark shadows, experience the same emotions and have come out the other side wounded yet still standing. On Angels’ Wings is a frank, stark and very personal journey of one man struggling to deal with the terrible loss of his son. It is a rare glimpse of a man struggling with the ‘stoic, provider model’ he must break free from to be completely human and to experience the grief most hold inside in a quiet rage. Through one’s ability to deal with his humanness and weakness, others, particularly men, will see a window to healing. We are not alone, On Angels’ Wings will provide comfort to those grieving a loss by allowing for a glimpse into the head and heart of another dealing with the worst of all parent’s nightmares. To simply sec that others deal with the same feelings of quilt, anger, rage, and sorrow will help in the healing after the loss.” Justin Matott Author of My Garden Visits, A Harvest of Reflections and children’s books.

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