Ashley Prend has written a sensitive and well organized book that is good for clinicians and those coping with loss Her clear delineation of the stages of grief and the hope she holds out that one can get through the stuck places and make loss meaningful stand out She writes well and the structure of the book makes it easy to read The message that one does not need to get over one s loss is an important one as is her SOAR solution for integrating the loss in one s life so that one can get on with life.
Compassionate, Poignant, And Practical Transcending Losswill Be A Great Blessing On Your Lifetime Journey Of Recovery.
Harold Bloomfield, MD, Psychiatrist And Author Of How To Survive The Loss Of Loveand How To Heal DepressionDeath Doesnt End A Relationship, It Simply Forges A New Type Of Relationshipone Based Not On Physical Presence But On Memory, Spirit, And Love There Are Many Wonderful books Available That Address Acute Grief And How To Cope With It But They Often Focus On Crisis Management And Imply That There Is An End To Mourning, And Fail To Acknowledge Griefs Ongoing Impact And How It Changes Through The Years This Is A Book About Death And Grief, Yes, But Important, It Is A Book About Love And Hope I Have Learned From My Experience And Interviews With Courageous People About Pain, Struggle, Resiliency, And Meaning Their Stories Show Over Time, You Can Learn To Transcend Even In Spite Of The Pain.
from The Introduction By Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW Excellent book must read for bereaved and loved ones I bought this to help with a workshop I was running on loss I could relate to Ashley s book through my own experience of loss with some insightful thought provoking pages A very good self help book to help you along the journey of loss beyond.
Along the lines of When Bad Things Happen to Good People, this book can really helpful in allowing you work through your grief in a positive, healthy way.
I have experienced a great deal of loss in my life parent, sister, husband and at 34 years old am not one to swallow trite explanations like everything happens for a reason This book doesn t try to do that, but it does try to help you figure out how to go on with the rest of your life and find joy.
I would recommend it to anyone who is suffering a loss It would make a very meaningful gift, as well.
I would recommend this book to everybody who has lost somebody in life As for the book, it arrived on time and I hae no complaints at all.
Superb covers the subject very well It had good parts