Web Materials: The Masculine Side of Grief Lesson 5


Web Articles

Neimeyer, Laurie A. Burke, Michael M. Mackay, Jessica G. van Dyke, Stringer J “Grief Therapy and the Reconstruction of Meaning: From Principles to Practice” Robert Contemp Psychother DOI 10.1007/s10879-009-9135-3 Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy June 2010, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 73–83

Briggs, Cynthia A., and Dale-Elizabeth Pehrsson. “Use of bibliotherapy in the treatment of grief and loss: a guide to current counseling practices.” Adultspan Journal, Spring 2008, p. 32+. Academic OneFile, Accessed 19 Dec. 2016. (for purchase)

Jan Prasko, Tomas Diveky, Petr Mozny, Zuzana Sigmundova “Therapeutic letters – changing the emotional schemas using writing letters to significant caregivers” Activitas Nervosa Superior Rediviva Volume 51 No. 3-4 2009

Dear Love: Healing Through Writing Letters” What’s Your Grief Website, Feb 12, 2015

Missing Moments & Letter Writing: A Journal Exercise.” What’s Your Grief Website, May 22, 2013

David Fireman, LCSW “Suggestions for Grief Journaling” Grief Counselor Website, 2011

Hillary Mantel “Hillary Mantel on Grief” The Guardian. Saturday 27 December 2014



Tom Golden’s website dedicated to grief and healing. A rich resource for materials and online support.

What’s Your Grief Website

[What’s Your Grief Website’s] mission is to promote grief education, exploration, and expression in both practical and creative ways. We aim to provide the public with…

-Education that reaches beyond generalization

-Practical and specific suggestions for moving forward

-Modes of self-exploration and self-expression that suit all types of thinkers and doers

-Ways to honor and remember deceased loved ones.

-A supportive community

Robert A. Neimeyer Website

Robert A. Neimeyer, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, where he also maintains an active clinical practice. Since completing his doctoral training at the University of Nebraska in 1982, he has published 30 books, including Techniques of Grief Therapy:  Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved and Grief and the Expressive Arts:  Practices for Creating Meaning, the latter with Barbara Thompson, and serves as Editor of the journal Death Studies. The author of nearly 500 articles and book chapters, he is currently working to advance a more adequate theory of grieving as a meaning-making process, both in his published work and through his frequent professional workshops for national and international audiences. His website is contains his research, writing, support materials, and personal poetry.