A Path Through Loss, Updated and Expanded

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A workbook for healing and growth

Nancy C. Reeves

224 PP | 6" x 9"
Paper
ISBN: 978-1-77064-438-0

A Path Through Loss is a self-directed workbook to guide the reader through the process of grief. Grief can result from many things: divorce or separation, abuse, unemployment, a serious injury or chronic/terminal illness, death, loss of childhood due to a parent illness or substance abuse, or a life transition, such as career change, a move, or retirement.

You will learn why working with your grief through various means, including journaling, is helpful. You will also become aware of the different issues that affect and prevent or assist healing and growth. Author Nancy Reeves provides practical information and easy-to-use tools to help the reader nurture the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of the self.

Although it is intended for individual use, it is a valuable resource for counselors, and this updated and revised version includes questions suitable for group discussion. It also includes a section on children and grief.

Nancy C. Reeves, Author

Dr. Nancy Reeves is a psychologist, psychotherapist, spiritual director, best-selling author, award-winning columnist, and published poet. She is director and psychotherapist in the Island Loss Clinic, adjunct faculty at the University of Victoria, and has conducted numerous lectures and workshops in 9 countries. Nancy has published over 60 articles in professional journals and general interest magazines. She is the recipient of the Victoria WM/YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for her work with children and adults.

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Media Reviews

Professor, The Graduate School of New Rochelle, and Senior Consultant, The Hospice Foundation of America

Kenneth J. Doka, PhD

This new edition captures all the strengths and sensitivities of the prior edition while incorporating new research and insights. Persons experiencing a loss will find information and tools to help them as they journey in grief and reconstruct a new life in the face of loss.

Clinical Director, The Southdown Institute

Samuel F. Mikail, PhD, C.Psych., ABPP

In A Path Through Loss, Nancy Reeves offers the reader a respectful balance between providing information that reassures and grounds, and offering tools that guide each individual on their unique journey through loss. This book will be of interest to any of us who have experienced a personal and significant loss. For those of us who dedicate part of our professional lives to accompanying individuals working through grief, it is a welcome companion.

Chaplain at William Head Institution (Vancouver Island)

Judi Morin, Sister of St. Ann

Thank you so much, Nancy, for adding your new insights and suggestions to an already very helpful resource full of simple yet incredibly effective suggestions for healing.