Progressing Through Grief: Guided Exercises To Understand Your Emotions And Recover From Loss by Stephanie JoseProgressing Through Grief: Guided Exercises To Understand Your Emotions And Recover From Loss by Stephanie Jose

Progressing Through Grief: Guided Exercises To Understand Your Emotions And Recover From Loss

byStephanie JoseForeword byCécile Rêve

Paperback | May 17, 2016

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"From the clinical perspective of a licensed mental health counselor...some of the questions we are often asked include 'Is this normal?' or 'Am I going crazy?'Progressing Through Griefanswers these universal questions and others, and illustrates how personal and unique each person's experience is with loss."

Cécile Rêve, LMHC and Co-founder of ARTrelief,an expressive arts therapy center

Grieving is a highly personal experience and reactions differ from person to person. Feelings of loss are arguably the most unique, confusing feelings with which to cope. Therapist and grief expert, Stephanie Jose, understands this. She wroteProgressing Through Griefas an interactive resource to gently meet you wherever you are today, as you move through your grief and towards healing. Stephanie has spent countless hours working with grieving clients, and she saw the need for a resource that would address the various feelings of grief that occur atany stageof the process.

Twenty years ago, Stephanie Jose became well acquainted with grief when she suddenly lost her best friend. She has experienced first-hand many of the same feelings as her patients.Progressing Through Griefprovides practical methods for coping with immediate feelings of loss, as well as the difficult emotions that can persist over time.

Progressing Through Griefis divided into three sections, each focusing on key factors that create a powerful process for healing:

  • Understanding why grieving is important, and how grief affects your body
  • Identifying complicated feelings and learning skills for coping with them
  • Journaling to move through overwhelming feelings and practicing self-care through relaxation techniques, nutrition tips, and meditation practices

Designed to be a companion as you courageously confront and process your feelings,Progressing Through Griefis intended to help you progress through your grief and into healing.

Stephanie Jose, LMHC, LCAT,is a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Expressive Arts Therapist. Since 1999, she has worked in the mental health field, focusing on helping people dealing with trauma, self-injury, loss, and depression.
Title:Progressing Through Grief: Guided Exercises To Understand Your Emotions And Recover From LossFormat:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 8.27 × 5.83 × 0.68 inPublished:May 17, 2016Publisher:Callisto MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781623157227

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Editorial Reviews

Progressing Through Grief is a must have book for anyone who has experienced or is experiencing grief. It gives readers a very unique way to explore his or her feelings through journaling. - Maria Vasquez, LMSW"Loss is always painful. Progressing Through Grief is a warm and practical companion that helps you navigate this difficult transition. Although everyone's experience with grief is unique, this engaging guide identifies common themes and hurdles. Through thoughtful and straightforward explanations, examples, and exercises, you'll better understand your reactions and emotions during this time of sorrow–helping you emerge as a stronger person." –- Rachel Noble, M.S., L.G.P.C.Therapist and Johns Hopkins collaborator"An exceptionally valuable tool for anyone exploring the complex process of grief and loss.Progressing Through Grief guides readers through a heartfelt process of stepping in, embracing, feeling, remembering, learning, and knowing all that is important in one's unique experience of loss." –Chyela Rowe, Expressive Arts Therapist, Registered Drama Therapist"Everyone grieves at their own pace.Progressing Through Griefis a comprehensive book focused on providing individuals with healing techniques through validation of physical and emotional reactions and journaling opportunities to help cope with grief." –Donna Caputo, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT"Progressing Through Griefis an amazing book that speaks directly to the varied emotions that we are left to navigate when dealing with our grief. Stephanie Jose allows each person the freedom to grieve in their own way." – ;Suzie Yoffe, MA, Hospice Expressive Therapist and Bereavement Coordinator"Ms. Jose paints a humanizing picture of grief that is easy to understand and easy to relate to. Stephanie reminds us that we all grieve at our own pace and in our own way, and that we learn something from it." – Akili Carter, MS, MHC and author of Black Noise