Tag Archives: Traumatic grief

How Can We Open Our Hearts to Grief?

An interview with Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, the founder of the MISS Foundation and an expert in traumatic grief, Part Two

Today SevenPonds concludes our interview with Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, Ph.D. a psychologist and educator who specialize in helping clients navigate the experience of traumatic grief, especially in the wake of the death of a child. The founder of the MISS Foundation, an … Continue reading

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What Is Traumatic Grief?

An interview with psychologist, grief counselor and educator Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, Part One

Today SevenPonds speaks with Dr. Joanne Cacciatore, Ph.D. a psychologist and educator who specialize in helping clients navigate the experience of traumatic grief, especially in the wake of the death of a child. The founder of the MISS Foundation, an … Continue reading

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How Can Creating a Collage Help Heal the Loss of a Loved One?

An interview with clinical professional art therapist and author Sharon Strouse, Part Two

Today is the second part of a two-part interview with Sharon Strouse, a Maryland-based board-certified registered art therapist and licensed clinical professional art therapist. Sharon lost her daughter Kristin to suicide in 2001, and has since worked as a bereavement specialist … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Bearing the Unbearable” by Joanne Cacciatore, Ph.D.

A grief counselor and bereaved mother offers insight and compassion to those who are struggling with grief

Joanne Cacciatore, Ph.D. is a researcher, educator, grief counselor and Zen priest who for over 20 years has helped her clients navigate the treacherous, terrifying path of traumatic grief. She is also a bereaved mother whose baby daughter, Cheyenne, died … Continue reading

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