Resources on Grief

Suggested Reading

 

General Bereavement

  • The Courage To Grieve – Judy Tatelbaum
  • After Goodbye – Ted Menten
  • Gentle Closings – Ted Menten
  • Living When A Loved One Has Died – Earl Grollman
  • Don't Take My Grief Away From Me – Doug Manning
  • Living Through Personal Crisis – Ann K. Stearns
  • Remembering With Love – Elizabeth Levang and Sherokee Ilse
  • Life After Loss – Bob Deits
  • Good Grief – Granger Westberg
  • Why Are The Casseroles Always Tuna? – Darcie D. Sims (The Grief Store)
  • The Journey Through Grief – Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
  • How Will I Get Through The Holidays – James Miller (Willowgreen)
  • Gift Of A Memory – Marianne Richmond
  • How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies – Therese Rando
  • Roses In December – Marilyn Willett Heavilin


Death of a Spouse

  • Being A Widow – Lynn Caine
  • Widow To Widow – Genevieve Davis Ginsburg
  • Widow's Walk: One Woman's Spiritual and Emotional Journey To A New Life – Anne Hosansky
  • How To Survive The Loss Of A Love – Melba Colgrove
  • I'm Grieving As Fast As I Can: How Young Widows And Widowers Can Cope And Heal – Linda Sones Feinberg
  • Getting To The Other Side Of Grief – Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge
  • Why Her, Why Now: A Man's Journey – Lon Elmer


Death of a Parent

  • How It Feels When A Parent Dies – Jill Krementz
  • When Parents Die (A Guide For Adults) – Edward Myers
  • Motherless Daughters – Hope Edelman
  • How To Survive The Loss Of A Parent: A Guide For Adults – Lois F. Akner
  • Midlife Orphan – Jane Brooks


Bereaved Parents

  • The Bereaved Parent – Harriett S. Schiff
  • The Worst Loss: How Families Heal From The Death Of A Child – Barbara Rosof
  • Empty Arms: Coping After Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Infant Death – Sherokee Ilse
  • The SIDS & Infant Death Survival Guide – Joami Nelson Horchler & Robin Rice Morris


Helping Children With Grief

  • How Do We Tell The Children – Dan Schaefer and Christine Lyons
  • Bereaved Children And Teens – A Support Guide For Parents And Professionals – Earl Grollman
  • The Grieving Child – Helen Fitzgerald
  • 150 Facts About Grieving Children – Erin Linn
  • Children And Trauma – A Parent's Guide To Helping Children Heal – Cynthia Monahon
  • Helping Children Cope With The Loss Of A Loved One – William Kroen


Sudden and Traumatic Loss

  • No Time For Goodbyes – Jamie Harris Lord (Compassion Books)
  • Trauma & Transformation – Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence Calhoun
  • No Time To Say Goodbye – Carla Fine


Suicide

  • Suicide Survivors – A Guide For Those Left Behind – Adina Wrobleski
  • After Suicide – John H. Hewitt
  • Living When A Young Friend Commits Suicide – Earl Grollman
  • Survivors Of Suicide – Rita Robinson


Pet Loss

  • Pet Loss: A Thoughtful Guide For Adults And Children – Herbert Nieburg
  • Uncommon Friends – Julie Adams Church
  • When Your Pet Dies – Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.  (Center for Loss & Life Transition)
  • When A Pet Dies – Fred Rogers


Helping Others Through Grief

  • How Can I Help? – June Cerza Kolf
  • Helping People Through Grief – Delores Kuenning


Inspiration

  • Winter Grief, Summer Grace – James Miller
  • The Lessons Of Love – Melody Beattie
  • Through The Seasons Of The Heart – John Powell
  • The Heart's Journey – Judy Pelikan
  • A Pilgrimage Through Grief – James Miller (Willowgreen)
  • A Gift Of Hope – Robert Veninga
  • A Time To Grieve — Meditations For Healing – Carol Staudacher
  • When Bad Things Happen To Good People – Harold S. Kushner
  • Praying Our Goodbyes – Joyce Rupp, OSM
  • Embracing Life: Growing Through Love & Loss – Dorothy Corkille Briggs


Books for Children

  • The Fall Of Freddie The Leaf – Leo Buscaglia
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney – Judith Viorst
  • Lifetimes - The Beautiful Way To Explain Death To Children – Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen
  • Aarvy Aardvark Finds Hope – Donna O'Toole (Compassion Books)
  • Where's Jess – Joy and Marv Johnson (Centering Corporation)
  • Am I Still A Sister? – Alicia Sims (The Grief Store)
  • When Dinosaurs Die – L. Kramsny-Brown & M. Brown
  • Remember... A Child Remembers: A Memory Book For Grieving Children – Enid Samuel-Traisman
  • Healing Tour Grieving Heart: 100 Practical Ideas For Kids – Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
  • Sad Isn't Bad – A Good-Grief Guidebook For Kids Dealing With Loss – Michaelene Mundy


Books for Teens

  • Help For The Hard Times – Earl Hipp
  • Straight Talk About Death For Teenagers – Earl Grollman
  • Facing Change – Donna O'Toole
  • Fire In My Heart, Ice In My Veins (Journal) – Enid Samuel Traisman (Compassion Books)
  • When A Friend Dies – Marilyn Gootman
  • Healing Tour Grieving Heart For Teens – Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D.
  • I Will Remember You - Guidebook Through Grief For Teens – Laura Dower
 

Websites


Association for Death Education and Counseling

www.adec.org
 

Bereavement Publishing (Bereavement Magazine)

(888)-604-4673 toll free
www.bereavementmag.com
 

Beyond Indigo

www.beyondindigo.com
 

Centering Corporation

(402) 553-1200
www.centering.org
 

Center For Loss & Life Transition

(Alan Wolfelt)
(970) 226-6050
www.centerforloss.com
 

Compassion Books

(704) 675-5909
www.compassionbooks.com
 

The Compassionate Friends

(708) 990-0246
www.compassionatefriends.org
 

Coping With Grief & Loss

www.aarp.org/griefandloss
 

Crisis, Grief & Healing

www.webhealing.com
 

For Bereaved Parents

www.compassionatefriends.org
www.erichad.com
www.healingheart.net
 

Fox Valley Grief Network

www.wichmannfargo.com
 

The Grief Store (Darcie Sims)

(888)-564-6018 toll free
www.griefstore.com
 

Growth House

www.growthhouse.org
 

Hope for Bereaved

www.hopeforbereaved.com
 

Journey of Hearts

www.journeyofhearts.org
 

National Students of AMF

https://healgrief.org/actively-moving-forward
 

National Alliance for Grieving Children

www.nationalallianceforgrievingchildren.org
 

National Hospice Palliative Care Organization

www.nhpco.org
 

Open to Hope

www.opentohope.com
 

Paul Alexander Bereavement Resources

(800)-538-4158 toll free
www.griefsong.com
 

Pet Loss

www.aplb.org
 

Super Sibs

www.supersibs.org
 

The Dougy Center

www.dougy.org
 

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

www.taps.org
 

Twinless Twins

www.twinlesstwins.org
 

Willowgreen (James Miller)

(219) 424-7916
www.willowgreen.com
 

Unity Hospice

www.unityhospice.org