Chapter 17. Helping With Grief

  1. Ann Williamson MB, ChB, BSCAH Accred, medical General Practitioner Certified Practitioner Master Practitioner Therapist

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch17

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Williamson, A. (2008) Helping With Grief, in Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch17

Author Information

  1. British Society of Clinic & Academic Hypnosis, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470513064

Online ISBN: 9780470773260

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Keywords:

  • treating grief;
  • natural cycle of emotions;
  • cognitive restructuring;
  • metaphor treatment and grief;
  • boats metaphor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is grief ?

  • Normal and abnormal grief

  • Harmless or harmful grief

  • Two fixed points

  • Metaphorical treatment of grief (developed by Dr K. K. Aravind)

  • Summary