This classic guide which has helped many people move beyond loss and towards recovery, has been expanded in this special 20th anniversary edition. The new material includes guidelines for choosing which loss to work on first and specific instruction for dealing with loss of health, career, faith, and much more.
Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on the capacity for happiness. Drawing from their own histories as well as from others’, the authors illustrate how it is possible to recover from grief and regain energy and spontaneity. Based on a proven program, The Grief Recovery Handbook offers grievers the specific actions needed to move beyond loss.
New material in this edition includes:
- Loss of faith
- Loss of career and financial issues
- Loss of health
- Growing up in an alcoholic or dysfunctional home
John W. James and Russell Friedman have been working with grievers for more than thirty years. They have served as consultants to thousands of bereavement professionals and provide Grief Recovery Seminars and Certification Programs throughout the Unites States and Canada. They are the founders of The Grief Recovery Institute®.