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About the author:
For nearly three decades, Mary M. McCambridge has counseled bereaved individuals and groups to better understand the grieving process and how they could gain more control during life's overwhelming circumstances.
Mary Mac is a bereavement specialist and award-winning author, speaker, executive grief coach, consultant and trainer. With several published works, as well as websites, blogs, and articles to her credit, she has received numerous awards including Best New Directory of the Year, First Edition for The National Directory of Bereavement Support Groups and Services, New York State Senate Legislative Resolution for her work with survivors of homicide victims, The Healing Hand award for her dedicated work on behalf of grieving children, her undergraduate alma mater's highest award to distinguished alumni, and is also the creator of The Foundation for Grieving Children, Inc. (www.F4GC.com).
She holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Scranton and an MBA from Fordham University. She has spoken at numerous conferences and has been featured in various television, radio and print media. Recently she authored and published her first children's book, Iggy the Train Cat, fulfilling a life-long dream.
Mary makes her home in the Orlando, Florida area. Visit www.MaryMcCambridge.com.
Understanding Your Grieving Heart After a Loved One's Death
Mary M. McCambridge
Mary Mac (www.MaryMcCambridge.com) shares her comprehensive book on the subject of grief to bring solace, comfort and understanding as you begin your journey through the grieving process.
In her warm conversational style, she shares her own personal experiences and those of countless survivors she has counseled to make Understanding Your Grieving Heart After a Loved One's Death an invaluable resource that you will turn to time and time again on your road to stability and healing.
Here you will learn:
- The myths surrounding the grieving process
- The emotional, physical, spiritual, social, intellectual and financial challenges of grief
- How to deal with anger, fear, stress, loneliness, regrets and depression
- How to handle your loved one's belongings
- How grief affects your marriage
- How to help children through the grieving process
- How to balance the needs of family, friends and business colleagues with your own needs
- What to do for yourself when holidays, birthdays, anniversaries come around
- How to honor your loved one's memory
Additionally, you will find:
- The comprehensive list of national grief support organizations and 24 hour hotlines to locate help for yourself in your area
- A list of over 175 books to help you through the grieving process, all personally reviewed by the author and categorized by need to make it easier to find what you are looking for.
Learning more now about what you may encounter in the future will help alleviate unnecessary pain. Take this bold step to learn practical ways to help yourself through this difficult time. Begin this new journey here.
Praise for Understanding Your Grieving Heart After a Loved One's Death, an Amazon Best Seller
"After debunking myths about the grieving process, that it lasts only a few months, Mary M. McCambridge (editor, The National Directory of Bereavement Support Groups and Services) traces the stages of grief (shock, denial, despair, renewal), manifestations (e.g. regrets, depression, anger, workaholism) and effects on marriage, children, friendship and work relationships in "Understanding Your Grieving Heart After a Loved One's Death". Grieving readers will appreciate this warm, wise guide by an experienced bereavement counselor and crime victims' rights advocate."
Publisher's Weekly, November 26, 2001
"Understanding Your Grieving Heart After a Loved One's Death is an invaluable guidebook on how to offer comfort to the bereaved and is very highly recommended for personal, professional, the community library and grief counseling collections."
Midwest Book Review, December, 2001
"Very well done-informative, supportive. I highly recommend this book to all survivors and especially to those dedicated professionals in this field."
M. Regina Asaro, MS, RN, Co-Author, The Military Widow
"When we lose a loved one, we are in a wave of confusion and find it hard to deal with the new me - the person who has been changed unlike ever before because of death. We daily face new emotions, new kinks in our relationships and old myths that need to be discarded. How do we do it all? Author and Counselor, Mary M. McCambridge, shows us how to understand what is happening to our lives in our raw bereavement. This book is a practical guide to living life after the unthinkable death of a loved one has happened to us. Mary has the gift to hold our hand and tenderly show us how."
Alice J. Wisler, Editor
Tributes E-Zine Book Review, April, 2002
"This sensitive, yet practical book goes some way to answering the many agonising questions posed by the bereft and suggests many strategies that may bring comfort. A useful and thoughtful book with a great deal of genuine understanding of grief and much compassion."
- Publication Date:
- 1490966668 / 9781490966663
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Self-Help / Death, Grief, Bereavement