Grief & Healing

February 22, 2017

Helping a Homicide Survivor Heal

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. A friend has experienced the sudden, violent death of someone they love. You want to help, but aren’t sure how to […]
February 22, 2017

Helping a Suicide Survivor Heal

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Historian Arnold Toynbee once wrote, “There are always two parties to a death; the person who dies and the survivors who […]
February 22, 2017

Helping a Friend Who Is Seriously Ill

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. A friend is seriously ill. You want to help, but you are not sure how to go about it. This article […]
February 22, 2017

Helping a Friend Who Is Dying

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Your friend is dying. This is an extremely difficult time not only for you, but for your friend and all who […]
February 22, 2017

Helping a Man Who is Grieving

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. A man you care about is grieving. Someone he loved has died and you would like to help him during this […]
February 22, 2017

Helping a Friend in Grief

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. A friend has experienced the death of someone loved. You want to help, but you are not sure how to go […]
February 22, 2017

Dispelling the Misconceptions About Suicide and Grief and Mourning

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Misconception: A misconception is a mistaken notion you might have about somethingÑin other words, something you believe to be true but […]
February 22, 2017

The Spiritual Path to Healing: Mourning Ideas, Part 4

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Create. Get in touch with the Creator by creating. Make something that expresses your feelings or honors the loss you are […]
February 22, 2017

The Spiritual Path to Healing: Mourning Ideas, Part 3

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Sit in Silence and Solitude The mystery of grief invites you to honor the need for periods of silence and solitude. […]