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Author Wielink, Jakob van, author

Title Loss, grief, and attachment in life transitions : a clinician's guide to secure base counseling / Jakob van Wielink, Leo Wilhelm, and Denise van Geelen-Merks
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 244 pages)
Series Death, dying, and bereavement
Series in death, dying, and bereavement
Contents Introduction -- Exploring loss -- To welcome and connect -- About attachment and bonding -- About sharing intimacy and outlining sexuality -- About separation and loss -- About grief -- About meaning reconstruction -- Resilience : about coping, trauma and the brain -- Grief in the context of work -- Dialogue : putting loss into perspective -- Sources and references -- Index
Summary Loss, Grief, and Attachment in Life Transitions gives readers an attachment-informed grief counseling framework and a new way of understanding non-death loss and its treatment. Loss and grief are viewed through a wide-angle lens with relevance to the whole of human life, including the important area of career counseling and occupational consultation. The book is founded on the key themes of the Transition Cycle: welcome and contact, attachment and bonding, intimacy and sexuality, seperation and loss, grief and meaning reconstruction. Rich in case material related to loss and change, the book provides the tools for adopting a highly personalized approach to working with clients facing a range of life transitions. This book is a highly relevant and practical volume for grief counselors and other mental health professionals looking to incorporate attachment theory into their clinical practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Jakob van Wielink, MA, is an international grief counselor and executive coach. He is a partner at De School voor Transitie in the Netherlands, a faculty member at the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition in the USA, and is affiliated with IMD Business School's (Advanced) High Performance Leadership Program in Switzerland. Leo Wilhelm, MSc, is a grief counselor, author, executive coach, and advisor to De School voor Transitie in the Netherlands. Denise van Geelen-Merks, MSc, is a psychologist, coach, and couples therapist, and is licensed for systemic work in the Netherlands
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 05, 2019)
Subject Bereavement -- Psychological aspects
Death -- Psychological aspects
Loss (Psychology)
Bereavement -- Psychological aspects.
Death -- Psychological aspects.
Loss (Psychology)
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / General
Form Electronic book
Author Geelen-Merks, Denise van, author
Wilhelm, Leo, author
LC no. 2019015398
ISBN 042927775X