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Posts Tagged ‘Grief’

By On December 28th, 2015

Grief and Ghosting

Written by Kristi Whitaker, MSW, CBIS Joanna Majka, from the Tristesse Grief Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma presented at Brookhaven’s Professional Seminar Series last month. Tristesse is a fantastic resource center focused on helping individuals, groups, and communities cope with feelings of grief and loss. I was familiar with several of the topics Joanna discussed, such…

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By On November 21st, 2015

Brookhaven’s Professional Seminar Series

Part of my job as Education Outreach Coordinator is organizing our ongoing Seminar Series.  Lately, the topics of our seminars have related directly to my life. Earlier this month, Joanna Majka, from the Tristesse Grief Center, presented “Exploring the Grief Experience.”  Next month, Sheri Mashburn will present, “The Benefits of a Therapy Dog Team” on…

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By On May 27th, 2013

Change In Treatment Of Grief Sparks Debate

Experts in the field of mental health are currently at-odds over a recent change that will, at one time or another, affect all of us. With the release of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, grief can be treated as major depressive disorder only two-weeks after the death of…

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By On January 16th, 2013

DSM-5’s Stance On Grief Has Experts Speaking Out

The American Psychiatric Association’s DSM-5 will be finalized by the end of this month, but there are still some details of it that experts have challenged. The decision to consider grief as the same thing as clinical depression is one that has met major opposition. Many experts have already spoken out against this decision, which…

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By On October 25th, 2012

How to Cope With Loss During the Holidays

Halloween marks the beginning of the holiday season, which can seem quite daunting to those who have recently experienced the loss of a loved one. Holidays become especially difficult for those who are grieving and often come with isolation and loneliness. Tamara McClintock Greenberg has some tips for successfully navigating this holiday season with grief…

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