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Bereavement Support Groups

This book, Bereavement Support Groups, fills the gap between the challenges to conventional grief psychology and the practice of bereavement counseling. The deceased person has often been left behind in counseling conversations, requiring the bereaved to distance themselves from honoring memories that could soothe their heartache. Ironically, the stories about the dead person have not featured prominently in the grief experience. (read more)

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Re-membering Lives

Grief is frequently thought of as an ordeal we must simply survive. This book offers a fresh approach to the topic of death and grief. The book is informed by principles of constructive conversation that focus on "remembering" lives, in contrast to processes of forgetting or dismembering those who have died. Remembering is about a comforting, life enhancing, and a sustaining approach to death that does not dwell on the pain of loss and is much more than wistful reminiscing. Remembering offers a deliberate construction of stories that continue to include the dead in the membership of our lives. (read more)

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My Grandmother is always with me

My Grandmother is always with me offers children a way to make sense out of death when a loved one dies. The story is told though the eyes of a young girl and her grandmother. Each colorfully illustrated page suggests another way in which the little girl benefits from keeping a storied legacy close to heart after her grandmother dies. (read more)