News & Press

25 Years of Service

This year marked 25 years of collaboration between Dr. Wolfelt and D.O. McComb and Sons. Dr. Wolfelt was honored to have the Mayor of Fort Wayne, IN, proclaim April 19, 2016, “Dr. Alan Wolfelt Day”. Many thanks to the Mayor and the staff at D.O. McComb for making last...

Helping a Suicide Survivor Heal

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. Historian Arnold Toynbee once wrote, “There are always two parties to a death: the person who dies and the survivors who are bereaved.” Unfortunately, many survivors of suicide suffer alone and in silence. The silence that surrounds them...
Daily Meditations Book Now Available!!

Daily Meditations Book Now Available!!

Dr. Wolfelt’s newest book, Grief One Day at a Time: 365 Meditations to Help You Heal After Loss, has just been released to the delight of many. This book gently guides mourners through a full calendar year of daily reflections to slowly help them open to their...
Counseling Skills Book Now Available!

Counseling Skills Book Now Available!

In February 2016, Dr. Wolfelt published a new book, Counseling Skills for Companioning the Mourner: The Fundamentals of Effective Grief Counseling. This book approaches the topic of building a counseling relationship with mourners in the practical, compassionate way...

Embracing the Sadness of Grief

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.   “In every heart there is an inner room, where we can hold our greatest treasures and our deepest pain.”  — Marianne Williamson Sadness is a hallmark symptom of grief, which in turn is the consequence of losing something we care about....

New Catalogs Available!

We’ve just received our new Fall 2015 Publications and 2015-2016 Training catalogs! You can check out the digital files below, or contact us to request hard copies at (970) 226-6050 or books@centerforloss.com. Some of you may have already received yours in the...

PTSD Solution Available for Pre-Order!

 Our newest book, The PTSD Solution: The Truth About Your Symptoms and How to Heal, is on pre-order through September 30! Don’t miss your chance to pick up this life-changing book at the pre-order price of $16.95 (regularly $19.95).   Follow the link to...

The Paradoxes of Mourning Now Available!

We have received our inventory of our newest book, The Paradoxes of Mourning: Healing Your Grief with Three Forgotten Truths, and you can still get it at the pre-order price of $13.50 each through June 30. Follow the link to order online now, or call us at (970)...

Upcoming Speaking Events

Dr. Wolfelt will be speaking in the following locations in the next few weeks: June 2-3 – Albuquerque, NM – See more here June 16-17 – Cambridge, ON Canada – See more here June 18 – Louisville, KY – Keynote presentation for Funeral...

Dr. Wolfelt to present in Australia

Dr. Wolfelt will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Australian Funeral Directors Association Convention on March 14, in Sydney, Australia. His topic will be “The WHY of Meaningful Funerals: Exploring a New Model Being Used in North America.” Additionally, Dr. Wolfelt...

January Book of the Month and New Resources

This month we’re featuring our 100 Ideas Series in our bookstore. Order now to get 20% off any of our 100 Ideas series titles! See our current publications catalog here We’re also excited to announce that our Empathy Cards are now available also. Available...

Upcoming training courses

We’re excited for some excellent training course offerings coming up this summer: July 20-23 – Companioning the Traumatized Griever: PTSD and the Need for “Catch-Up” Mourning – Fort Collins, CO August 10-13 – Support Group...

February Speaking Events

Dr. Wolfelt will be speaking in the following cities in February: February 17 – Marysville, WA (Closed event) February 18 – Anacortes, WA – Program Brochure February 19 – Nampa, ID – Program Brochure February 20 – Nampa, ID...