Counseling the Terminally Ill: Sharing the Journey, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Counseling the Terminally Ill

Sharing the Journey, 1st Edition

By George S. Lair

Taylor & Francis

200 pages

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Placing a focus on the spiritual needs of death and dying, the theme of this book is that the focus of counselling with people who are dying should be on the psychospiritual aspects of death and dying.

It is based on two assumptions - that death and anxiety, not pain, are the most critical issues for the dying, and that the time of dying is an opportunity for growth and transformation.

The author believes that it is imperative for counselling professionals to realize that at this time understanding and caring are primary.

About the Series

Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

Volumes published in the Series in Death, Dying and Bereavement are representative of the multidisciplinary nature of the intersecting fields of death studies, suicidology, end-of-life care, and grief counseling.

The series meets the needs of clinicians, researchers, paraprofessionals, pastoral counselors, and educators by providing cutting edge research, theory, and best practices on the most important topics in these fields—for today and for tomorrow.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY000000
PSYCHOLOGY / General