The Last Joke: The Pathos of a May-December Marriage
A shared sense of humor can help couples make heavy issues feel lighter. But what happens when there’s no one there to get the joke?
In the Aftermath of Suicide: The Long Journey to Healing
In the wake of a loved one’s suicide, therapists must have the patience to sit with clients as the slow and painful process of healing unfolds. CASE COMMENTARY by Douglas Flemons.
Moving through Grief
How Kübler-Ross’s stage model of dealing with loss can help grieving clients heal.
Striving for Honesty in the Therapy Room
Anticipating endings may encourage us to grasp the present with greater vitality.
Rocking On! From grief to rebirth
A daughter marvels as her mother goes from grief to an exuberant rebirth.
Louder than Words: The Unspoken Code of Fathers and Sons
A Bruce Springsteen song helps crack the unspoken code of father–son communication.
Grief as a Gift: Carrying on the Legacy of Kübler-Ross
David Kessler has spent his career helping people all over the world deal with death. In the process, he’s learned that—as much as we may resist experiencing it—grief is a gift that helps us heal.
Mental Health Systems Under Stress
- Mental health systems under stress - The timing of trauma treatment - The revolt against DSM-5
The Sadness Ghost: A 6-year-old discovers the power of his imagination
It’s not necessarily that sadness must always be avoided, but maybe we need to find a way to give it its place.
Long, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
The increasing ability of modern medicine to arrest or slow terminal illness means that never before has death been such an extended process for so many. But as a culture, we're only just beginning to face the deep ambivalence this creates for both patient and family.
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