Helping Others Grieve

20 Ways to Help Your Friend Grieve

Friends and family often struggle with how to help someone they love or care about deal with grief. Because most people do not know how to express what they need, friends and family find themselves...
By Sherry Williams White
Monday, November 9, 2015

Foundations of "Companioning"

Dr. Wolfelt explains his concept of helping the bereaved by companioning them in this excerpt from his book, Companioning the Bereaved: A Soulful Guide for Caregivers. He explains that companioning...
By Alan D. Wolfelt, PhD
Monday, November 9, 2015

Grieving Parents Look for Gentleness and Understanding from Friends and Counselors

As a grieving parent herself, Deb Kosmer, social worker, writer and grief specialist, shares insights on how others can support those who are grieving the death of a child. She provides practical t...
By Deb Kosmer
Monday, November 9, 2015

Saying the Name, Sharing the Memories

For those who are grieving, hearing the name of their loved one who died validates that their loved one lived and that you remember. Suzanne Howell, writer and Christian Grief Counselor, ...
By Suzanne Howell
Monday, November 9, 2015

What Do I Say?

Lou Ann Stanton provides clear insite on how to help grieving individuals. Through her own experience as a widow she thought she had learned to talk to those who grieve but she learned that one of ...
By Louanne Stanton
Monday, November 9, 2015

You Can Comfort Those Who Grieve

Sherry Williams White, nurse, writer and grief specialist shares practical information for helping people who are grieving.  She explains that it's not having the right words that matter. ...
By Sherry L. Williams
Monday, November 9, 2015

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