Posts tagged Bereavement

Bereavement theory made easy- an overview

Sometimes theory can be wordy or so academic that it feels inaccessable to the reader. Here, I give an overview of grief theory, that can hopefully help inform both the ordinary bereaved person and caring professional or supportive friend understand what may be of use or happening. Grief is a natural response to the death or […]

Interview with Dr Linda Machin

We at BereavementUK are privileged to share with you an interview with Dr Linda Machin. Linda is a pioneer in bereavement theory in the 21st century, having devised the Adult Attitude to Grief scale and the Range of Response to Loss model, which has helped countless health care professionals understand grief better, and countless bereaved […]

festive winter challenges for bereaved and health care pr...

  Tania Brocklehurst explains how to balance work with wellbeing over the festive season winter challenges Winter time can bring mixed emotions. Often, the anticipation of longer evenings, worsening weather conditions and the arrival of Christmas starts to raise worry levels in those who are caring for someone who is dying or those who have been […]

The use of CBT in Bereavement Support

Recently, I undertook and graduated with a Diploma in CBT. I remember, on discussing with a colleague at work that I was considering the course, that she asked me, surprised, “but why would you want to do that Tania, you are so person centred”. “Exactly!”, I replied. During my initial counselling training in 2002, we were […]

Bereaved? 10 ways to help you through Autumn

Changing of any season can bring  with it new anniversaries of significant moments. Cold crisp air, damp autumn leaves and wisps of smoke from bonfires can trigger senses and memories, whist darker mornings and evenings can, for some, feel isolating as curtains are shut earlier, and the streets quieter for longer. It can seem as […]

Read: Interview with Robert Neimeyer by Tania

Read: Interview with Robert Neimeyer by Tania

Robert Neimeyer is one of the most well known and respected bereavement theorists in the 21st century.   Alex Says : I first met Robert Neimeyer (Bob) a few years ago at a conference. He spoke so clearly and descriptively about his experiences of working. He coloured his words and engaged everyone, as he told stories […]

Read : Tania’s Thoughts – Why we do what we ...

Read :  Tania’s Thoughts – Why we do what we do

  Why do we do what we do? Because we really do care. Alex and I have been working together for 7 years now, and more specifically for 5 years together on Bereavement UK, ever since I offered to cover for Alex while she was on holiday- little did I know! For 5 years now […]

Watch :Introducing Clive Black

Watch :Introducing  Clive Black

Join Tania as she chats to Clive and welcomes him to our team

BBC Radio -Late Night Graham Torrington With Alex and ...

BBC Radio  -Late Night Graham Torrington   With Alex and Tania

Late Night Graham Torrington Tonight on the show I ant to have a conversation with you about personal loss. How do you cope losing someone either in an accident, during war time or just because they go missing? You have nowhere to visit, often no body or you are advised not to view the body. […]

Ambiguous Loss

Ambiguous Loss With the tragic loss of life on flight 370 this year, as we go to press, families and loved ones still await news and evidence, that ,as foretold in press interviews, flight 370 is lost and all life on board deceased – currently without trace. How do we human beings cope with such tragedy […]