Dr. Worden presents the highly anticipated fourth edition to Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy, the gold standard of grief therapy handbooks. The previous editions, translated into 12 languages, received worldwide acclaim for their sensitive, insightful, and practical approach to grief counseling. In this updated and revised fourth edition, Dr. Worden presents his most recent thinking on bereavement drawn from extensive research, clinical work, and the best of the new literature. Key Features:.:.; The task model has been modified to account for new thinking and research findings in the field. "Dr. Worden presents the fourth edition of Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy. Key features: includes discussion on the personal and social variables that shape individual mourning processors; detailed guidelines and models for approaching special types of mourning, including suicide, sudden death, and miscarriage; a new version of "Task Model" to help the bereaved accomplish their "tasks of mourning"; and guidelines to help therapists understand and work through their own experiences of grief."--BOOK JACKET.