Writing in Bereavement PDF ePub eBook

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Writing in Bereavement free pdf Writing in Bereavement is a practical creative handbook that will assist counsellors, volunteers and others in their work with bereaved adults. Writing is a powerful outlet for the emotions that accompany grief and it is therefore a valuable therapeutic tool to help those who are bereaved communicate their experiences and adjust to life after their loss. Jane Moss provides imaginative creative writing exercises for groups and individuals, using a variety of genres and literary forms and techniques. She offers advice on how to plan and run successful workshops with the bereaved, and how to evaluate their effectiveness. Using the techniques in this book, counsellors can help grieving individuals find a voice to cope with profound changes in their life, complete unfinished conversations, write for remembrance, use creativity as a respite from sadness, and finally begin to move forward from grief and imagine the future.

About Jane Moss

Jane Moss has an MA in Creative Writing in the Community from St. Mary's University College, University of Surrey. She is a tutor in creative writing for Kingston Adult College and a visiting lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire. She is a volunteer with Cruse Bereavement Care and runs bereavement writing groups in partnership with Princess Alice Hospice in Surrey and the MacMillan counselling team at Meadow House Hospice in west London. She is also a freelance consultant specialising in organisational development and marketing for arts organisations.

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Author : Jane Moss
Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Data Published : 15 June 2012
ISBN : 1849052123
EAN : 9781849052122
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 264 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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