The authors offer wise guidance on virtually every aspect of childhood loss, from living with someone who’s dying to preparing the funeral, explaining death to a two year old to […]
The books included in our psychoeducational category are written by a person with an educational background in a mental health field, and have been vetted by our Soaring Spirits Program Team. The authors of these books may or may not be widowed, but the concepts included in their books will offer valuable resources to anyone mourning a person who has died.
A to Z Healing Toolbox
A Practical Guide for Navigating Grief and Trauma with Intention
A practical guide for navigating grief, trauma and traumatic loss. Features 26 powerful, research-based tips and tools for healing and includes helpful suggestions from others living with profound loss.
African American Grief
Based on interviews with 26 African-Americans who have faced the death of a significant person in their lives, the authors document, describe, and analyze key phenomena of the unique African-American […]
Anxiety the missing stage of grief
The Missing Stage of Grief
A revolutionary approach to understanding the impact of loss. Discover critical connections between anxiety and grief and practical strategies for healing.
Bearing the Unbearable: Love, Loss, and the Heartbreaking Path of Grief
Organized into fifty-two short chapters, Bearing the Unbearable is a companion for life’s most difficult times, revealing how grief can open our hearts to connection, compassion, and the very essence […]
Black Male Grief Reaction to Trauma: A Clinical Case Study of One Man’s Mental Health Treatment
Grief is a common response to loss and trauma among all people regardless of race, class or gender. Despite its universality, it is hypothesized that variation exists in how it […]
Denial of Death
Brilliant and impassioned answer to the “why” of human existence.
Different after You: Rediscovering Yourself and Healing after Grief and Trauma
A Life-Affirming Process That Provides Transformative Support No one who lives and loves will be immune from grief and trauma. While this suffering is universal, living through a devastating event […]
From Grief to Growth
You will be led through the five game changing elements that will give you a road map to a joyful life after loss.
Getting Grief Right
Tools to tell the story of the deceased: favorite memories when he or she was happiest and saddest, how you learned about the death, and so forth. Telling the story […]
Grief Day By Day: Simple Practices and Daily Guidance for Living with Loss
In Grief Day by Day, Jan Warner draws on her own extensive experience and the experiences of the 2 million followers on her Grief Speaks Out Facebook page to offer […]
Grief is a Journey: Finding Your Path Through Loss
This book explains how to cope with both grief and disenfranchised grief—types of loss that are not so readily recognized or supported by society. These include losses that might be […]
Personal how-to guide to discover how to develop body awareness to renegotiate and heal traumas by revisiting them rather than reliving them; emergency “first-aid” measures for times of distress; and […]
How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies
A bereavement specialist and author of Loss and Anticipatory Grief leads you gently through the painful but necessary process of grieving and helps you find the best way for yourself.
I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye
Surviving, Coping, and Healing after the Death of a Loved One
For those who face the challenges of sudden death, the classic guide offers a comforting hand to hold, written by two authors who have experienced it firsthand.
I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye, 2nd Ed.: A Companion Workbook
Based on the bereavement classic I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye, this grief and loss workbook offers step-by-step support and encouragement on your way to understanding and dealing with grief.
Survivors of Trauma and How they Heal
Drawing on more than thirty years’ experience as a therapist and on the most recent cutting-edge research, Naparstek presents a clinically proven program for recovery using the potent tool of […]
Little Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On
Twenty Lessons for Managing Worry, Anxiety, and Fear
Twenty short yet powerful lessons and anxiety-reducing techniques that will help you move past stressful moments with grace. Each lesson is so simple to learn and practice, you’ll find that […]
Mind-Body Workbook for PTSD
A 10 Week Program for Healing After Trauma
A clinically proven therapeutic method called “mind-body bridging” that helps adults heal and recover from traumatic experiences. The body is used to settle the mind, develop the skills needed to […]
On Grief and Grieving
Applies the fives stages of dying to the grieving process and weaves together theory, inspiration, and practical advice.
Seven Choices: Finding Daylight After Loss Shatters Your World
Finding Daylight after Loss Shatters Your World
Caring guide explains the process of being widowed and ways to move through loss.
The Body Keeps The Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma
The author explores innovative treatments—from neurofeedback and meditation to sports, drama, and yoga—that offer new paths to trauma recovery by activating the brain’s natural neuroplasticity.
The Grief Recovery Handbook
The action program for moving beyond death, divorce, and other losses including health, career, and faith. Describes what grief is and how it is possible to recover and regain energy […]
The Healing Power of the Breath: Simple Techniques to Reduce Stress and Anxiety, Enhance Concentration and Balance Your Emotions
Science-backed methods to activate communication pathways between the mind and body to positively impact the brain and calm the stress response. Anecdotes and easy-to-follow breathing exercises to help relieve anxiety […]
The Post-Traumatic Insomnia Workbook: A Step-by-Step Program for Overcoming Sleep Problems After Trauma
This workbook is based in cognitive behavioral therapy, a powerful approach that has been proven to be effective for overcoming sleep challenges. Included are easy tips and techniques you can […]
The Posttraumatic Growth Workbook
A step by step guide to help you come through trauma wiser, and stronger, and more resilient.
The PTSD Solution: The Truth About Your Symptoms and How to Heal
A new approach to understanding PTSD and its debilitating symptoms. This book affirms the nature and severity of your experience while providing you with a step-by-step plan to transcend it. […]
Thriving Through Crisis: Turn Tragedy and Trauma into Growth and Change
This practical guide for getting through trauma containing wisdom, reassurance, inspiration, exercises, and stories of clients who have survived all manner of traumatic experiences.
Transforming Traumatic Grief: Six Steps to Move from Grief to Peace After the Sudden or Violent Death of a Loved One.
A how-to book of practical and attainable activities and proven strategies for those dealing with grief and loss. Using both personal experiences and professional knowledge as a therapist specializing in […]
What Doesn’t Kill Us
The New Psychology of Postraumatic Growth
Drawing on the wisdom of ancient philosophers, the insights of evolutionary biologists, and the optimism of positive psychologists Joseph reveals how all of us can navigate change and adversity – […]