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What if you made humility central to your grief support approach?

“Narrative humility allows clinicians to recognise that each story we hear holds elements that are unfamiliar – be they cultural, socio-economic, sexual, religious, or idiosyncratically personal. Assuming that our reading of any patient’s story is the definitive interpretation of that story is to risk closing ourselves off to its most valuable nuances and particularities.” (DasGupta, […]

Expanding definitions of grief and the grief support we can offer

Grief can be a part of the experience of so many different kinds of losses, not just the death of a loved one. And yet, very few other kinds of losses are ever validated in our society, and we don’t really have social rituals for them, sympathy cards, or support services. The lack of social […]