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The healing journey through grief : your journal for reflection and recovery
Rich, Phil.
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Publication Information:
New York : J. Wiley & Sons, [1999]

Physical Description:
vi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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BF575.G7 R53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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A source of comfort and expert guidance

Like a knowing and sympathetic companion, this unique journal isdesigned to help you work through the painful emotions, thoughts,and memories that surface when you have lost someone dear to you.Written by a professional counselor, this book supplies you withimportant information about grief and the grieving process. But,more importantly, it invokes the healing power of writing toprovide you with a means for collecting your thoughts, sorting outyour feelings, and taking an active part in your ownrecovery.

Acclaim for The Healing Journey Through Grief . . .

"A wonderful guide for the bereaved. This journal not only providesvaluable information, but it also allows the griever to make his orher own way through the painful mourning process."
--Catherine Sanders, PhD, Author of Grief: The Mourning After,Surviving Grief . . . and Learning to Live Again, and How toSurvive the Loss of a Child

Other books in the Healing Journey series include:

The Healing Journey, 208 pp., Paper (0-471-24712-X)

The Healing Journey for Couples, 288 pp., Paper(0-471-25470-3)

The Healing Journey Through Divorce, 264 pp., Paper (0-471-29575-2)

Author Notes

PHIL RICH, EdD, MSW, is an experienced psychotherapist who has been in practice for more than twenty years. He has taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and led professional workshops. He was born and raised in London, England, and now lives with his family in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Embarking On Your Journey
A Road Map to Grief
Destination: Adjustment
Destination: Acceptance
Destination: Support
Destination: Sharing
Destination: Understanding Feelings
Destination: Coping With Feelings
Destination: Finding Meaning
Destination: Reflecting
Destination Recording Your Shared History
Destination: Remembrances and Commemorations
Destination: Resolving Unfinished Business
Destination: Seeing With New Eyes
Destination: Relationships
Destination: Moving On
As One Journey Ends, Another Begins
About The Author