Understanding Your Suicide Grief Series – Second Edition

Original price was: $49.85.Current price is: $45.00.


Since the series debut in 2009, these supportive resources by one of the world’s most respected grief counselors have found a place in the homes and hearts of thousands of suicide loss survivors across the globe.

Understanding Your Suicide Grief – Second Edition

Understanding Your Suicide Grief is built on Dr. Wolfelt’s Ten Touchstones—basic principles to learn and actions to take to help yourself engage with your grief and create momentum toward healing. This second edition includes concise include concise additional wisdom on new topics such as the language of suicide grief, a framework to understand complicated grief, grief overload, the significance of activating events, soulmate grief, the loneliness of grief, and more.

If you’re grieving a suicide loss, this refreshed resource will be your compassionate companion as you journey through the wilderness of your unique grief.

The Understanding Your Suicide Grief Journal – Second Edition

This journal is a companion workbook to Dr. Wolfelt’s Understanding Your Suicide Grief. Designed to help mourners explore the many facets of their unique grief through journaling, this compassionate book interfaces with the ten essential touchstones. Throughout, journalers are asked specific questions about their own unique grief journeys as they relate to the touchstones and are provided with writing space for the many questions asked.

The Understanding Your Suicide Grief Support Group Guide – Second Edition   

This book is for professional or lay caregivers who want to start and lead an effective suicide grief support group for adults. It explains how to get a group started and how to keep it running smoothly once it’s underway. The group leader’s roles and responsibilities are explored in detail, including communication skills, trust building, handling problems, and more. This Guide also includes twelve meeting plans that interface with the second editions of Understanding Your Suicide Grief and The Understanding Your Suicide Grief Journal.

**These are pre-order products. Pre-orders will ship when available early November 2024.**


The Ten Essential Touchstones:

  1. Open to the presence of your loss.
  2. Dispel misconceptions about grief.
  3. Embrace the uniqueness of your grief.
  4. Explore what you might experience.
  5. Understand the six needs of mourning.
  6. Recognize you are not crazy.
  7. Nurture yourself. 8. Reach out for help.
  8. Seek reconciliation, not resolution.
  9. Appreciate your transformation.

Think of your grief as a wilderness—a vast, inhospitable forest. You must journey through this wilderness. To find your way out, you must become acquainted with its terrain and learn to follow the sometimes hard-to-find trail that leads to healing. In the wilderness of your grief, the touchstones are your trail markers. They are the signs that let you know you are on the right path. When you learn to identify and rely on the touchstones, you will find your way to hope and healing. The companion journal is a wonderful mourning tool and safe place for those in grief. It also makes an ideal grief support group workbook.

Additional Information

Weight2.5 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 5 × 3 in
Weight2.5 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 5 × 3 in

Author: Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Product Type: Paperback

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