By Dr. Alan Wolfelt
These thoughtful articles provide guidance and
direction for anyone touched by grief.
Helping Yourself with Grief
Someone you love has died. You are now faced with
the difficult, but important, need to mourn. Mourning is the open
expression of your thoughts and feelings regarding the death and
the person who died. It is an essential part of healing. The
following articles provide many practical suggestions to help you
move toward healing in your unique grief journey.
Helping Others with Grief
A friend has experienced the death of someone
loved. How can you help? The following articles provide many
practical suggestions for helping others with grief:
For and About Grieving Children and
Children and teenagers have special needs following
the death of a friend or family member. The following articles
provide wonderful insight in helping children and teens understand
and express their grief.
Funerals, Memorials, Cremation and Related
The days following the death of a loved one can be
filled with sadness and confusion. The following articles can help
you understand the importance of the rituals surrounding death.
For Funeral Directors
Effectively meeting the grief needs of customers in
an increasingly impersonal world takes special effort on the part
of professionals in the grief industry. The following articles are
designed to help funeral directors gauge their own effectiveness
and meet the challenges of serving customer needs.
For Hospices and Other
Caregivers have special needs of their own. The
following articles are designed to help caregivers take care of
themselves as well as those who are suffering from loss.