Complicated Bereavement: Mourning Someone You Never Really Knew

Well, I never really knew you ’til you said goodbye~Vince Gill If you want to know something about bereavement that slides from ‘normal’ to ‘complicated’ in a moment of revelation, due to unimaginable circumstances, you need look no further than… Continue Reading


Interventions For Mourners–and Why Sometimes Research Can Be A Real Downer

“Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.” ~William W. Watt I’m going to really go out on a limb here. Forthcoming: one of those big assumptions about humankind… Continue Reading


Sharing Bad News With Your Children–This Is Not the Dark Ages

Last week I received the following question: “I’m undergoing tests to determine if my cancer has recurred. I won’t have the results for a week or two. Is it best to tell my adult children that I’m worried, or keep… Continue Reading