6. Process

  1. Lorie T. DeCarvalho and
  2. Julia M. Whealin

Published Online: 8 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232095.ch6

Healing Stress in Military Families: Eight Steps to Wellness

Healing Stress in Military Families: Eight Steps to Wellness

How to Cite

DeCarvalho, L. T. and Whealin, J. M. (2012) Process, in Healing Stress in Military Families: Eight Steps to Wellness, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118232095.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118038215

Online ISBN: 9781118232095

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Keywords:

  • sharing emotions;
  • traumatic experiences;
  • sharing process;
  • processing trauma;
  • family wellness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Taking a Deeper Look

  • Setting the Stage

  • Why People Stuff their Emotions

  • A Case in Point: Robert and Felicia

  • Discovering Patterns

  • Making It Real: Changing Beliefs about Sharing Emotions

  • Robert's Past Experiences with Sharing

  • Felicia's Past Experiences with Sharing

  • Coming to Truce

  • Opening Up about Traumatic Experiences

  • Feeling Out of Place in the Family

  • Michael's Sharing Process

  • The Need to Grieve

  • Some More Precautions before Processing Trauma

  • Making It Real: Honoring the Loss

  • Traumatic Grief

  • Making It Real: Meaning Making

  • Letting Love Come In

  • Making It Real: Unconditional Support and Acceptance

  • Final Thoughts

  • Keys to Family Wellness