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Voices of Bereavement

A Casebook for Grief Counselors, 1st Edition

By Joan Beder


234 pages

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Voices of Bereavement presents counselors with specific, sometimes unusual bereavement situations and their subsequent treatment.

Joan Beder blends theoretical content with suggestions for intervention, helping the reader appreciate how theory informs practice. In addition, a section on counselor struggles focuses on what feelings were provoked in the counselor during each case and how these feelings were managed.

Table of Contents

Dedication. Introduction. Death of a Workplace Friend. Bereavement After a Grandmother Dies. Bereavement After Multiple Losses. The Death of a Pet. Bereavement After Catastrophe - Deceased Unfound. Death in a Plane Crash - A Lesbian Couple. Death by Murder - A Mother's Grief. Bereavement After Miscarriage - The Man's Experience. Bereavement in Wartime. Death of an Identical Twin. Bereavement After the Death of a Therapist. A Divorced Spouse Dies. Bereavement After a Physician-Assisted Suicide. A Grandchild Dies - A Triple Loss. Bereavement After a Disabled Sibling's Death. Appendix. References. Index.

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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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health
PSYCHOLOGY / Developmental / Lifespan Development