Tag Archives: social discourses

Who do you think you are?

As grief support practitioners, we’re having conversations and working creatively with our clients in ways that we hope will help our clients to explore their grief and to make meanings that are comforting, sustaining, and hopeful, after loss. Contrary to popular and traditional ideas of therapists and such, we are not a blank and objective […]

Is it solitude or loneliness?

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Research consistently shows that people who have compassionate social support and a sense of belonging cope much better after loss, so we certainly have a responsibility to explore with our clients what their experiences are of social support. Social location and preference awareness We also need to be aware of Modern Western social discourses of […]