|Hospice of the Valley's
Bereavement Office is pleased to offer Finding Your Way Through Grief: A
Guide for the First Year, now in its third printing. Written by
Marty Tousley, a psychiatric nurse and certified hospice
bereavement counselor, the book is a sensitive, informative guide to
help survivors understand and cope with the feelings and experiences
they're likely to encounter in the first year following the death of
their loved one.
Specifically, it is designed to help readers:
|As reviewed by the
Rev. Paul A. Metzler in The Forum, Quarterly Newsletter
of the Association for Death Education and Counseling,
This book, which was written as a practical guide through the first year of grief for bereaved family members of Hospice of the Valley in Phoenix, AZ, will have wide applicability in other grieving contexts as well. Its three sections (Understanding the Grief Process, Managing Your Grief, and From Surviving to Transcending Your Grief) are well written, compassionate and convey realistic hopefulness for the predictable and unpredictable passages of the grief journey.