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Author: James, John and Freidman, Russell
ISBN: 978-0061686078
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Year Published: 2009

Action Program for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce, and Other Losses

Created on 13 Apr 2017
Last updated on 30 Mar 2022
Moderated on 16 Apr 2017


This classic guide which has helped many people move beyond loss and towards recovery, has been expanded in this special 20th anniversary edition. The new material includes guidelines for choosing which loss to work on first and specific instruction for dealing with loss of health, career, faith, and much more.

Incomplete recovery from grief can have a lifelong negative effect on the capacity for happiness. Drawing from their own histories as well as from others’, the authors illustrate how it is possible to recovery from grief and regain energy and spontaneity. Based on a proven program, The Grief Recovery Handbook offers grievers the specific actions needed to move beyond loss.

New material in this edition includes:

  • Loss of faith
  • Loss of career and financial issues
  • Loss of health
  • Growing up in an alcoholic or dysfunctional home