This thoroughly revised and updated edition of "Gift of Tears "includes new research and examples of recent events to help illustrate the effects of loss. The authors, both experienced counselors and psychotherapists, guide the reader through the process of contemplating and eventually confronting their own relationship to loss.
"Gift of Tears" contains candid and readable discussions on how to understand reactions of anger and guilt, attachment patterns, historical changes in attitudes to bereavement and understanding death as a particular form of loss. "Gift of Tears" is intended for anyone who finds they have to cope with the grief of others. It will prove invaluable to counselors, therapists, mental health professionals and all those helping the bereaved.