On the Washington Post’s “How to Grieve During a Pandemic”

On the Washington Post’s “How to Grieve During a Pandemic”

To witness is to protect and preserve experience from being denied out of existence.  As mourners we go through phases of protest, not the least of which is the fight to not have our grief taken away from us. Back in September, 2020 when the total number estimated...
Metaphors for Mourners

Metaphors for Mourners

Grief counseling has a specific character in that it is essentially focused on assisting the griever in recognizing, reacting to, and integrating loss(es). However, while it is distinct in its nature and course, grief counseling often intersects with traditional...
Sibling Loss

Sibling Loss

In American society we suffer from long-standing patterns of anxiety and denial about death.  Perhaps as a result, in our grief and mourning processes, we’ve learned to cope with our powerful reactions with self-control and “strength.”  It seems we are socially...