Dec 4, 2019
In this episode we meet Dr. Jillian Blueford of the University of Denver and Dr. Nancy Thacker of Auburn University, scholars and practitioners of grief counseling. We discuss and debunk the stages of grief as we currently understand them. We explore theories of grief and the complex and profound process of experiencing and healing from loss.
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Music By The Passion HiFi
Additional work by our guests.
Blueford, J. M., & Adams, C. R. (in press). Using an attachment
lens to conceptualize grief: Practical implications for human
services professionals. Journal of Human Services.
Thacker, N. E. & Gibbons, M. M. (2019). Complicated grief in rural Appalachia: Using feminist theory to reconcile grief. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 41, 297-311. https://doi.org/10.17744/mehc.41.4.02
Wheat, L. S., & Thacker, N. E. (2019). LGBTQ+ loss experiences and the use of meaning reconstruction with clients. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 13, 232-251. https://doi.org/10.1080/15538605.2019.1627973
Thacker, N. E. & Blueford, J. M. (2018). Resolving value conflicts with physician-assisted death: A systemic application of the counselor values-based conflict model. The Professional Counselor, 8, 249-261. https://doi.org/10.15241/net.8.3.249