Holiday Blues: A Self-Help Manual on Grief Through the Holidays
From the Introduction: As you search for relief from the pain and suffering caused by loss there is no better source for help than from those who have experienced or are experiencing grief. The following pages contain many actual quotes directly from those who’ve suffered normal grief experiences. Most of the ideas, suggestions and thoughts for relief from the anxiety and pain come from the actual experiences of grieving persons. The belief of this book is that you can learn to manage your grief. If grief is not managed well, you become the victim of grief.
Author Information: Dr. Clarence Tucker has over fifty years in the pastorate with a Doctorate of Ministry degree in Grief and Bereavement from the San Francisco Theological Seminary and a certificate in Thanatology from the National Institute for Death Education and special studies in Grief Counseling. He has given numerous lectures, led workshops conducted numerous Grief Recovery and Support Groups. Under the Genesis Program he led group therapy sessions at Research Psychiatric Hospital in the out-patient program. Dr. Tucker served as a Hospice Pastor for the Independence Regional Hospital for five years. Having officiated at over 1,200 funerals he is often consulted as a grief educator, consultant and counselor.
Author: Dr. Clarence Tucker