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New and Published Books

  1. Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence

    By David E. Balk

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    For some, life’s introduction to death and grief comes early, and when it does it can take many forms. Not only does Dealing with Dying, Death, and Grief during Adolescence tackle them all, it does so with David Balk’s remarkable sensitivity to and deep knowledge of the pressures and opportunities...

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Using Trauma-Focused Therapy Stories

    Interventions for Therapists, Children, and Their Caregivers

    By Pat Pernicano

    Using Trauma-Focused Therapy Stories is a groundbreaking treatment resource for trauma-informed therapists who work with abused and neglected children ages nine years and older as well as their caregivers. The therapy stories are perfect accompaniments to evidence-based treatment approaches and...

    Published January 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Bereavement Care for Families

    Edited by David W. Kissane, Francine Parnes

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    Grief is a family affair. When a loved one dies, the distress reverberates throughout the immediate and extended family. Family therapy has long attended to issues of loss and grief, yet not as the dominant therapeutic paradigm. Bereavement Care for Families changes that: it is a practical resource...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Grief and the Expressive Arts

    Practices for Creating Meaning

    Edited by Barbara E. Thompson, Robert A. Neimeyer

    Series: Series in Death, Dying, and Bereavement

    The use of the arts in psychotherapy is a burgeoning area of interest, particularly in the field of bereavement, where it is a staple intervention in hospice programs, children’s grief camps, specialized programs for trauma or combat exposure, work with bereaved parents, widowed elders or suicide...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Losing a Parent to Suicide

    Using Lived Experiences to Inform Bereavement Counseling

    By Marty Loy, Amy Boelk

    The suicide of a parent has life-long consequences; few more traumatic scenarios exist, and counselors often struggle for ways to help clients deal with its effects. Few understand the pain and life-altering effects of these tragedies better than children who have experienced the suicide of a...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Life and Loss

    A Guide to Help Grieving Children, 3rd Edition

    By Linda Goldman

    Many clinicians recognize that denying or ignoring grief issues in children leaves them feeling alone and that acknowledging loss is crucial part of a child’s healthy development. Really dealing with loss in productive ways, however, is sometimes easier said than done. For decades, Life and Loss...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Collective Trauma, Collective Healing

    Promoting Community Resilience in the Aftermath of Disaster

    By Jack Saul

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    Collective Trauma, Collective Healing is a guide for mental health professionals working in response to large-scale political violence or natural disaster. It provides a framework that practitioners can use to develop their own community based, collective approach to treating trauma and providing...

    Published July 15th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor

    Pathways of Transformation and Integration

    By John P. Wilson, Jacob D. Lindy

    Series: Psychosocial Stress Series

    In Trauma, Culture, and Metaphor, John Wilson and Jacob Lindy explore the language of both individual and collective trauma in an era dominated by globalization and interconnectedness. Through lucid, careful discussion, this important book builds a bridge between the etymology of trauma-related...

    Published June 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Dealing with Disaster in Japan

    Responses to the Flight JL123 Crash

    By Christopher Hood

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Just as the sinking of the Titanic is embedded in the public consciousness in the English-speaking world, so the crash of JAL flight JL123 is part of the Japanese collective memory. The 1985 crash involved the largest loss of life for any single air crash in the world. 520 people, many of whom had...

    Published May 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Handbook of Thanatology

    The Essential Body of Knowledge for the Study of Death, Dying, and Bereavement, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David K. Meagher, David E. Balk

    If ever there was an area requiring that the research-practice gap be bridged, surely it occurs where thanatologists engage with people dealing with human mortality and loss. The field of thanatology—the study of death and dying—is a complex, multidisciplinary area that encompases...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge