Read below for brief descriptions of books on grief and loss.
|Grief's Courageous Journey
Caplan & Lang
An inspirational and compassionate workbook on working through the grieving process. Includes information, stories and exercises.
|When Bad Things Happen to Good People
A thought-provoking book on struggling with the universal human question of why we suffer. Includes many spiritual perspectives on the question of suffering and its related purpose.
|Life After Loss
An excellent resource that addresses grief relating to a variety of losses (relationships, job) including grieving for someone who has died.
|Time to Remember
A practical guide for helping people through the initial stages of the grieving process.
|Understanding Grief: Helping Yourself Heal
A sensitive and reassuring resource for anyone who anyone who is mourning.
Listed below are recommended web sites with information on coping with grief and loss.
Center for Loss
A comprehensive site with extensive information on grief and loss.
National Board of Certified Counselors
Provides referrals for certified counselors (master's degree plus one year experience)
America Psychological Association - Finding psychologists
Provides referrals for licensed psychologists (doctoral degree plus one year experience)
American Psychological Association
Provides very credible information on a variety of psychological issues.
Counseling Services can be reached at (815) 836-5455 during hours of operation.