Supporting People Through Loss and Grief: An Introduction for Counsellors and Other Caring Practitioners


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Published UK, 2014
John Wilson is a bereavement counsellor and trainer at St Catherine's Hospice in the UK. His new book shares the breadth of his academic scholarship and his extensive experience as a counsellor. If you are looking for a book to help train volunteers for a bereavement service, this book fits the bill. If you are a counsellor wishing to enhance your understanding of loss and grief, the book will also be useful. It introduces the different models and theories of grief, how theory relates to practice, what the essential skills are, and how to work with people in practice. Working with families, understanding diversity and assessing clients are all covered, as well as a chapter on personal and professional development. Case studies are included and each chapter concludes with 'notes for trainers'.

John Wilson is currently studying for a PhD, researching how bereaved clients make use of counselling.
Paperback. 248 pages

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