Grief Liturature

If you need any of the literature listed below, please contact us by telephone or email. We would be honored to provide this information to you.

Afterwords: Helping Yourself Heal
By Alan Wolfelt, Ph.D
This booklet discusses the grief journey, how mourning can physically and emotionally affect you and discusses various ways to help yourself heal. 

How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies
By Therese A. Rando, Ph.D. (ISBN 0-553-35269-5)
This book discusses learning to grieve in your own way, whether the death was sudden or expected, from accident, illness, suicide, homicide or natural causes. The book also contains a comprehensive resource listing and a chapter on finding professional help and support groups. Dr. Rando offers the solace, comfort and guidance to help you accept your loss and move into your new life without forgetting your treasured past.

Healing Grief
By Amy Hillyard Jensen (ISBN 0-934230-48-X)
This famous booklet is designed to help all who are bereaved in any situation, beginning with the first days after the death and touching on more sensitive issues such as suicide and the death of a child.

Curando El Pesar
By Amy Hillyard Jensen (ISBN 0-934230-44-7)
This booklet is a Spanish translation of the Healing Grief booklet.

Children’s Grief: How To Help The Child Whose Parent Has Died.
By Patricia L. Papenbrock, R.N. & Robert F. Voss, M.A. (ISBN: 0-934230-26-9)
This booklet discusses how children respond to the death of a parent and how to help them understand death to begin to grieve. This book deals with ages infant to 18 and includes the special situations of developmentally disabled and parentless children.

Sibling Grief:
How Parents Can Help The Child Whose Brother or Sister Has Died
By Marcia G. Scherago (ISBN: 0-934230-24-2)
This booklet discusses fears children may develop after the death of a sibling and also contains helpful guildelines for parents on dealing with their loss while helping their children.

How Children and Teenagers Can Cope with Death and Other Kinds Of Loss

By Patricia L. Papenbrock, R.N. & Robert F. Voss, M.A. (ISBN: 0-934230-32-3)
This booklet discusses ways to explain death to children and teenagers and common emotions and reactions that children have to death and grief. It also contains a section that is written directly to ages 12 – 18 about death and grieving. The special situations of developmentally disabled children and abnormal grief are also covered.

Empty Cradle, Broken Heart : Surviving the Death of Your Baby
By Deborah L. Davis, Ph.D. (ISBN: 1-55591-302-4)
This book offers reassurance to parents who struggle with anger, guilt and despair after miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. Deborah Davis encourages grieving and makes suggestions for coping. This book includes information on issues such as the death of one or more babies from a multiple birth, pregnancy interruption and the questioning of aggressive medical intervention. There is a special chapter for fathers as well as a chapter on “protective parenting” to help anxious parents enjoy their precious living children. This book is recommended for parents facing the death of a baby also to gain support and understanding in such a difficult time. We donate copies of this book to The  Birth Place at Longmont United Hospital to give to parents in this situation.

Parents’ Grief: Help and Understanding After the Death of a Baby
By Carol Parrott, R.N. (ISBN: 0-934230-51-X)
This booklet discusses about the emotions faced after the loss of a baby, how to reorganize after the loss and begin to heal.

Healing A Father’s Grief
By William H. Schatz (ISBN: 0-934230-52-8)
This booklet discusses overcoming role problems for fathers to grieve properly, offers suggestions to help start the healing process and gives insight for mothers into how a father will grieve.  


This is a list of what we have in stock. Many more books and pamphlets are available upon request.