By Howard Winokuer Ph.D.,Ph.D. Darcy Harris
"The booklet is well-written, attention-grabbing, informative, thorough, and valuable! As an educator for forty three years, this is often one of these textual content that i'd be happy to exploit in my classroom!....I could hugely suggest this booklet! it's a huge contribution to the field!"--Gerry R. Cox, PhD, in Illness, predicament and Loss
This center, introductory textbook for undergraduate and graduate point classes is the 1st quantity to mix the data and abilities of counseling psychology with present thought and learn in grief and bereavement. it really is grounded within the trust that grief counseling is detailed from different healing matters simply because grief is an adaptive reaction instead of a sort of pathology. The booklet describes the original elements of grief as a standard reaction to loss, and perspectives the target of counseling bereaved participants as one in every of facilitating the unfolding of the fit and adaptive facets of the method because it manifests itself inside every one purchaser. Grief is taken into account a reaction to losses which are either loss of life- and non-death-related; and mental, actual, social, inexpensive and sensible studies of grief are addressed.
The textual content introduces numerous theories of bereavement and examines assorted healing modalities that may be utilized in the context of grief and loss. particular counseling practices that facilitate profitable interventions are mentioned, quite that of "presence," thought of by way of the authors to be the first healing stance whilst operating with bereaved members. The textual content additionally addresses grief counseling with specified populations, moral matters, and self-care matters for counselors. Case experiences, dialogue and mirrored image questions, and recommended extra assets are incorporated in every one chapter.
Key positive aspects:
- Regards grief remedy as a special type of counseling in accordance with grief as an adaptive reaction instead of as a sort of pathology
- Combines the data and talents of counseling psychology with present examine in grief and bereavement
- Written via a well-liked clinician and an educator with over 60 years of mixed event in grief counseling
- Focuses at the value of "presence" because the most vital healing starting place for operating with bereaved individuals