Grief Counselling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner

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Published UK, 2010 (4th edition) 
Dr. Worden presents his current thinking on bereavement drawn from extensive research, clinical work and the best new literature. Readers will find information on special types of losses - including children's violent deaths, grief and the elderly, and anticipatory grief - and refinements to his basic model for mourning. It includes the four 'tasks of mourning' and seven 'mediators of mourning'. A series of vignettes are included. Comprehensive and highly organized, this text has had a profound impact on bereavement work for over two decades.

CONTENTS
Attachment, Loss and the Experience of Grief
Understanding the Mourning Process
The Mourning Process: Mediators of Mourning
Grief Counselling: Facilitating Uncomplicated Grief
Abnormal Grief Reactions: Complicated Mourning
Grief Therapy: Resolving Complicated Mourning
Grieving Special Types of Losses
Grief and Family Systems
The Counsellor's Own Grief
Training for Grief Counselling

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, USA.
Paperback. 314 pages
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