Anxious Grief: A Clinician's Guide to Supporting Grieving Clients Experiencing Anxiety, Panic, and Fear (Paperback)

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Grief and anxiety are inextricably linked. Anxious Grief is the missing link to grief treatment that professionals have been waiting for. Written by bestselling author and renowned grief therapist Claire Bidwell Smith, this book serves as a beacon to any clinician working with clients who are experiencing loss in any form, grappling with anxiety surrounding death, or looking for meaning behind the bigger picture of their lives. With Claire's own journey of loss, grief, and healing woven throughout, this workbook provides you with the tools to walk alongside the griever, bear witness to their experience, and help carry the burden of their loss. Filled with worksheets, exercises, guiding questions, and meditations, this book will help you: - Respond to and normalize grief anxiety - Approach family, workplace, and lifestyle dynamics - Work with feelings of anxiety, anger, and guilt - Explore religion, spirituality, and rituals - Support clients to cultivate self-compassion and resilience - Utilize mindfulness and meditation - Navigate the delicate therapy termination process And more No one will journey through life untouched by loss, but we can serve as steady companions for clients as they navigate this difficult terrain.

About the Author

Claire Bidwell Smith, LCPC, is a therapist specializing in grief and the author of multiple books, including Conscious Grieving and Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief. Led by her own experiences with grief and fueled by her work in hospice and private practice, Claire strives to provide support for all kinds of people experiencing all kinds of loss. Claire offers numerous programs in addition to working with people one-on-one, as well as training other clinicians to work in the field of grief and loss. Claire has been featured in and written for The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Scientific American, The LA Times, CNN, MSNBC, Forbes, The Today Show, Goop, Oprah Magazine, and Psychology Today. She deeply loves her work and is devoted to expanding the conversation about grief and loss.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781683736974
ISBN-10: 1683736974
Publisher: PESI Publishing
Publication Date: November 7th, 2023
Pages: 274
Language: English