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

Physical Description:
vi, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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HD5708 .R53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
HD5708 .R53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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A powerful source of professional renewal

Written by professional counselors and a financial planner, this unique journal is designed to help you deal with the difficult emotions that surface when your life has been turned upside down by job loss. Whether you have been recently let go or are long out of work, this workbook helps you understand and work through the effects that job loss can have on your life and your sense of identity, and aids you in embarking on a successful search for rewarding new employment. Dozens of guided journal entries draw upon the healing power of writing to help you work through your sense of loss, reflect on your feelings, and prepare yourself to rebuild your professional and personal life.

Acclaim for The Healing Journey Through Job Loss . . .

"This book is an invaluable guide for anyone struggling to turn the adversity of job loss into the opportunity of a lifetime."--Paul G. Stoltz author of Adversity Quotient: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

Author Notes

PHIL RICH, EdD, MSW, is an experienced psychotherapist who has practiced for over 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.

STUART A. COPANS, MD, is an associate professor of clinical psychiatry at Dartmouth Medical School, and an attending physician at the Brattleboro Retreat. He and his wife have lived in Brattleboro, Vermont, for the past twenty-one years.

KENNETH G. COPANS, CPA, is a certified public accountant and a financial planner. He resides in Newburgh, New York.

Table of Contents

Embarking on Your Journey
A Road Map Through Job Loss
Destination: Dealing with Reality
Destination: Adjusting to the Situation
Destination: Self Esteem
Destination: Support
Destination: Coping with Feelings
Destination: Managing Practical Matters
Destination: Looking Back
Destination: Keeping Perspective
Destination: Money
Destination: Networking
Destination: Seeing Your Life with Fresh Eyes
Destination: Health and Wellness
Blueprinting the Future
As One Journey Ends, Another Begins