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Present with Suffering: Being with the Things that Hurt

Present with Suffering: Being with the Things that Hurt

by Nigel Wellings, Elizabeth Wilde McCormick

  • Paperback £13.99

What is the place of discontent and unhappiness in human experience and how best can we be with it?

There is something about everything that makes it not quite satisfactory. Even things we... (more)

Every Family Has A Story: How We Inherit Love and Loss

Every Family Has A Story: How We Inherit Love and Loss

by Julia Samuel

  • Hardback £13.49 (RRP : £14.99 save £1.50)

Why do some families thrive in adversity while others fragment? How can families weather difficult transitions together? Why do our families drive us mad? And how can even small changes greatly... (more)

The State of Disbelief: A therapist's story of love, death and mourning

The State of Disbelief: A therapist's story of love, death and mourning

by Juilet Rosenfeld

  • Paperback £9.99

When Juliet Rosenfeld's husband dies of lung cancer only seven months into their marriage, everything she has learnt about death as a psychotherapist is turned on its head.

As she attempts to... (more)

Words in Pain: Letters on Life and Death

Words in Pain: Letters on Life and Death

by Olga Jacoby

  • Hardback £13.65 (RRP : £15.00 save £1.35)

Words in Pain is a rediscovered treasure. First published anonymously in 1919, these letters from a dying woman to her doctor encapsulate an attitude to death which is fiercely independent of... (more)

Life after a partner's suicide attempt

Life after a partner's suicide attempt

by Dr Francis McGivern

  • Paperback £19.99
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Life After a Partner's Suicide Attempt is the first publication to document in depth the lived experiences of the partners of individuals who have attempted to take their own lives. Although no one... (more)

A Matter of Death and Life: Love, Loss and What Matters in the End

A Matter of Death and Life: Love, Loss and What Matters in the End

by Irvin D. Yalom, Marilyn Yalom

  • Hardback £15.29 (RRP : £16.99 save £1.70)

Internationally renowned psychiatrist and author Irvin Yalom has devoted his career to counselling those suffering from anxiety and grief. But never had he faced the need to counsel himself until his... (more)

Persian Blues, Psychoanalysis and Mourning

Persian Blues, Psychoanalysis and Mourning

by Gohar Homayounpour

  • Paperback £17.99 (RRP : £19.99 save £2.00)

In Persian Blues, Psychoanalysis and Mourning, Gohar Homayounpour plays a theme and variations on loss, love, and family against the backdrop of Iran’s chaotic recent past.

Homayounpour is... (more)

And Finally: Matters of Life and Death

And Finally: Matters of Life and Death

by Henry Marsh

  • Hardback £16.99

As a neurosurgeon, I lived in a world filled with fear and suffering, death and cancer. But rarely, if ever, did I think about what it would be like if what I witnessed at work every day happened to... (more)

When A Child Grieves: Psychoanalytic Understanding and Technique

When A Child Grieves: Psychoanalytic Understanding and Technique

by Corinne Masur

  • Paperback £25.19 (RRP : £27.99 save £2.80)

For many years, debate has raged as to whether children are capable of embarking on a true mourning process. In When a Child Grieves, Corinne Masur provides an excellent overview of the myriad... (more)

Making Death Thinkable

Making Death Thinkable

by Franco De Masi

  • Paperback £24.99

The author explores how different psychoanalytic theories have addressed the issue of death, its presence or absence in the unconscious, as well as the implications of the theories of the death... (more)

When a Baby Dies: Psychotherapy for Pregnancy and Newborn Loss

When a Baby Dies: Psychotherapy for Pregnancy and Newborn Loss

by Irving G. Leon

  • Paperback £14.00

This is the first in-depth exploration of psychotherapy for those who have experienced the loss of a baby during pregnancy or in the first few weeks of life. Irving B. Leon integrates recent work on... (more)

Death Talk: Conversations with Children and Families

Death Talk: Conversations with Children and Families

by Glenda Fredman

  • Paperback £34.99

This book tackles head on the often tabooed subject of death. It distils sophisticated clinical work into simple language, and describes simple techniques for talking to children about dying. The... (more)

The Myth of Closure: Ambiguous Loss in a Time of Pandemic and Change

The Myth of Closure: Ambiguous Loss in a Time of Pandemic and Change

by Pauline Boss

  • Hardback £15.99

How do we begin to cope with loss that cannot be resolved?

The COVID-19 pandemic has left many of us haunted by feelings of anxiety, despair and even anger. In this book, pioneering therapist,... (more)

Loss, Grief and Transformation: The Therapist's Personal Experience in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

Loss, Grief and Transformation: The Therapist's Personal Experience in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

Edited by Shoshana Ringel

  • Paperback £22.49 (RRP : £24.99 save £2.50)

This book is a timely and relevant book for psychotherapists and psychoanalysts who process loss both in their own lives and in the lives of their patients, offering perspectives from a range of... (more)

Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving

Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving

by Julia Samuel

  • Paperback £10.99

Grief Works is a compassionate guide that will inform and engage anyone who is grieving, from the 'expected' death of a parent to the sudden unexpected death of a small child, and provide clear... (more)

Love and Loss: The Roots of Grief and Its Complications

Love and Loss: The Roots of Grief and Its Complications

by Colin Murray Parkes

  • Hardback £58.99

Loving and grieving are two sides ofthe same coin: we cannot have one without risking the other. Only by understanding the nature and pattern of loving can we begin to understand the problems of... (more)

Living Beyond Loss: Death in the Family

Living Beyond Loss: Death in the Family

by Froma Walsh, Monica McGoldrick

  • Paperback £35.99

Mental health professionals consider the impact of death on entire family systems, the multiple generational legacies of loss, and the differential impact of a death depending on the developmental... (more)

Life After Loss: The Lessons of Grief

Life After Loss: The Lessons of Grief

by Vamik D. Volkan, Elizabeth Zintl

  • Paperback £29.99

How we cope with grief and come to terms with the death of a loved one shapes our world. In this comprehensive guide to the mourning process, Dr Volkan, a world-recognised authority on grief, shows... (more)

The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression

The New Black: Mourning, Melancholia and Depression

by Darian Leader

  • Paperback £10.99

What happens when we lose someone we love? A death, a separation or the break-up of a relationship are some of the hardest times we have to live through. We may fall into a nightmare of depression,... (more)

On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families: 40th Anniversary Edition

On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families: 40th Anniversary Edition

by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

  • Paperback £29.99

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. The five stages of grief, first formulated in this hugely influential work forty years ago, are now part of our common understanding of... (more)

The Struggle Against Mourning

The Struggle Against Mourning

by Ilany Kogan

  • Paperback £45.00

How does the analyst help the patient to be in touch with pain and mourning? Is the relinquishment of defenses always desirable? And what is the analyst's role in the mourning process - should the... (more)

Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide

Silent Grief: Living in the Wake of Suicide

by Christopher Lukas, Henry M. Seiden

  • Paperback £16.99

Silent Grief is a book for and about "suicide survivors" - those who have been left behind by the suicide of a friend or loved one. Author Christopher Lukas is a suicide survivor himself - several... (more)

You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

by Cariad Lloyd

  • Hardback £18.99

Welcome to the club. I'm still here now, all these years later. You don't leave once you've joined; it's a life membership. Grief eases and changes and returns but it never disappears. But you will... (more)

Letters from the Grief Club: How we live with loss

Letters from the Grief Club: How we live with loss

Edited by Beth French, Kate Moreton

  • Paperback £9.99

Welcome to the club you never wanted to join.

When someone you love dies, it may seem impossible to know what will happen next and how you will cope. Losing someone in early adulthood, you may... (more)

Crying in H Mart

Crying in H Mart

by Michelle Zauner

  • Paperback £9.99

In this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, Michelle Zauner proves herself far more than a dazzling singer, songwriter, and guitarist. With humour and heart, she tells of growing... (more)

Silo's Sadness

Silo's Sadness

by Talya Bruck

  • Paperback £7.99

Silo the lion cub has lost his grandfather due to the illness on the Savanna, El the wise elephant helps Silo explore and manage his grief. (more)

A Matter of Death and Life: Love, Loss and What Matters in the End

A Matter of Death and Life: Love, Loss and What Matters in the End

by Irvin D. Yalom, Marilyn Yalom

  • Paperback £10.99

Internationally renowned psychiatrist and author Irvin Yalom has devoted his career to counselling those suffering from anxiety and grief. But never had he faced the need to counsel himself until his... (more)

Loss: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Loss: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms

Edited by Salman Akhtar

  • Paperback £29.99

The experience of loss is ubiquitous in human life, but its nature and impact have great variations. When loss is phase-specific, expected, and accompanied by compensatory supplies, it can lead to... (more)

Loss, Grief, and Attachment in Life Transitions: A Clinician's Guide to Secure Base Counseling

Loss, Grief, and Attachment in Life Transitions: A Clinician's Guide to Secure Base Counseling

by Jakob van Wielink, Leo Wilhelm

  • Paperback £32.99

Loss, Grief, and Attachment in Life Transitions gives readers an attachment-informed grief counseling framework and a new way of understanding non-death loss and its treatment. Loss and grief are... (more)

Everyday Madness: On Grief, Anger, Loss and Love

Everyday Madness: On Grief, Anger, Loss and Love

by Lisa Appignanesi

  • Paperback £9.99

`The small translucent bottle of shampoo outlived him. It was the kind you take home from hotels in distant places. For over a year it had sat on the shower shelf where he had left it. I looked at it... (more)

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