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`[An] excellent book... an important source of learning, bringing clarity and insight into often isolated areas' - Counselling in Medical Setting (CMS) Journal `Glyn Hudson-Allez' book is very well researched and clearly written... time-limited therapy is an effective and professional means of offering practical help and the book is highly recommended reading for all counsellors wishing to work in this way' - Family Practice As general practitioners are increasingly capping provision of counselling sessions, time-limited therapy skills are becoming ever-more important to counsellors working alongside GPs. Time-limited therapy provides a specific set of skills which enable counsel

Counselling for Bereavement, Loss and Death
Counselling for bereavement, loss and death

A common patient presentation at the GP surgery is someone who is suffering from the distress of bereavement. This may be in the early stages of loss, particularly if the mourner is unable to sleep. It may also be at a later stage, weeks or even months after. The person will say to the doctor, ‘I should be over this by now, so why do I feel so bad?’ This chapter looks at the difficulties people experience with loss, and offers suggestions as to how the counsellor can help within a time-limited framework.

The Psychology of Grieving

Grief is readily identifiable if the death is a relatively recent one, but it is sometimes missed if there ...

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