In this compassionate guide, teens discover how their mind can affect the way they feel physically, and discover body-oriented skills to help their body heal after experiencing loss.
Teens will also find ways to relieve feelings of anxiety and confusion that can make physical symptoms worse, and finally begin the healing process.
Knowing how their body is affected by grief and loss—and what they can do to relieve the physical and emotional pain—will give them healthy coping skills to last a lifetime.
“Regardless of age or background, each of us will experience grief during our lifetime. In Grief Recovery for Teens, Coral Popowitz shares dozens of things teens can do to find comfort, peace, and renewed hope. Grief hurts. Thankfully, Coral shows teens that they can indeed move forward to find happiness once again.”
—Neil Willenson, founder of One Heartland for children affected by HIV/AIDS, and cofounder of Camp Hometown Heroes, a free national summer camp for children of fallen US service members
“Grief Recovery for Teens is a comprehensive resource offering delicate balance between clear wisdom, concrete activities, and heartfelt stories. Coral covers the impact on mind, body, and heart during the grief experience as she helps teens make the adjustment toward understanding their lives after a death. Her writing is compassionate, informative, and practical. Grief Recovery for Teens reads as the wise advice of a true friend, and opens the reader to the honest and forthright conversations needed after a death.”
—Peter Willig, LMFT, FT, clinical director and COO of the Children’s Bereavement Center; licensed marriage and family therapist; and fellow in thanatology with over twenty-five years of clinical experience