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Author Childs-Gowell, Elaine.

Title Good grief rituals : tools for healing / Elaine Childs-Gowell ; photographs by Richard Gummere
Published Barrytown, N.Y. : Station Hill Press ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed by the Talman Co., [1992]


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Description 91 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 17 cm
Series Healing companions
Healing companions
Contents Who Needs to Create Grief Rituals -- War Is Everyone's Grief -- Stages of Grief -- Loss -- Denial - Who Me? -- Can't Go Back That Far? -- Flashbacks --Take Time to Grieve -- Spiritual Growth -- Rituals --Rituals and rituals -- Revenge Work -- Attachment and Broken Bonds -- Resolving the Loss - The Process -- An Alternative to Denial -- Grief Process Rituals --Feelings Are Energy -- Safe Ways to Act Out Feelings --A Ritual - Balloon Fantasy -- Meditation Is Good Medication -- Anniversary Dates -- Discovering the Little Child Within -- Incense and Herbs -- Native American Beliefs -- The Medicine Wheel - Metaphor for the Grief Process -- Chanting and Singing -- The Stone Ceremony -- Good Grief Totem - Collage or Treasure Map -- Dream Analysis -- Anchoring the Good Feelings --Totem Animal Spirits -- The Magic Shop -- Black Velvet Meditation -- A Waterfall -- The Reflections in a Pond -- Acknowledging Our Own Mortality -- Near Death Experiences -- The Cape of Grief -- Betrayal
Mind Mapping -- Every Ending Is a Beginning --Goodbye I Am Grateful
Summary Tools for healing
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page [93])
Subject Grief -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Loss (Psychology) -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Ritual -- Psychology.
Author Gummere, Richard
LC no. 92027479
ISBN 0882681184 (paperback)