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The Handbook of Grief Therapies
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The Handbook of Grief Therapies

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December 2022 | 352 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

A comprehensive and up-to-date handbook that surveys the field of grief therapy. With contributions from leading international scholars and practitioners, it covers: 

Foundational matters such as clinical presentations in bereavement, the conceptualization of grief therapy and its evidence base;  Distinctive approaches to grief therapy including existential therapy, art therapy, CBT and narrative, psychodynamic and meaning-based approaches; Specific circumstances of death such as violent death and suicide, and particular populations such bereaved parents and grieving children; Professional issues such as training in grief therapy and therapist self-care.

 The handbook is designed with students and practitioners in mind, with vivid case studies that bring theory and practice to life, key-point summaries at the end of each chapter and recommendations for further reading on each topic.

 
Introduction
 
Grief Therapies for our Times: A Pluralistic Proposition
 
Varieties and Complexities of Grieving
 
The Effectiveness of Grief Therapy: A Meta-analytic Perspective
 
Contemporary Grief Therapy Approaches
 
A Narrative Approach to Supporting Life After Loss: A Kaleidoscope of Never-Ending Colours
 
Grief Therapy as a Quest for Meaning
 
Existential Therapy for Grief
 
Working with the Two-Track Model of Bereavement (TTMB)
 
Attachment Informed Grief Therapy
 
Psychoanalytic Approaches to Grief Therapy
 
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Grief
 
Utilization of EMDR Therapy with Grief and Mourning
 
Mindfulness for Grief
 
Compassion-Focused Grief Therapy
 
Art-Assisted Grief Therapy
 
Tailoring Grief Therapy for Diverse Presentations and Populations
 
Fostering Resilience in the Acute Stages of Grief
 
Working with the Relationship: Continuing Bonds, Unfulfilled Wishes and Unresolved Conflict
 
Bereavement: A Sociological Perspective
 
The Weight of Black Grief
 
Pandemic Loss and Grief: The Case of Covid-19
 
The Role of Exposure in Processing Violent Circumstances of Loss
 
Navigating the Complications of Suicide Loss
 
Grief Therapy with Children and Adolescents
 
Working with Parents after the Death of a Child
 
Working with Grieving Couples: Using the Dual Process Model as a Framework for Clinical Practice
 
Working with Grieving Families
 
Professional Issues for Grief Therapists
 
Measuring the Process and Outcome of Grief Therapies
 
Training, Supervision and Continued Professional Development for Grief Therapists
 
Compassionate Reflection and Self-Care for Grief Therapists

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