Grief & Loss

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) worksheets for grief & loss

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TEAR Model Of Grief

Four tasks of mourning suggested by Worden (1991)

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Your grief: You're not going crazy PDF Download from

Helping children to cope with death PDF Download from

Grief and bereavement information sheet PDF Download from 


The Perinatal Grief Scale PDF Download PDF 


Ole and Trufa - a story about two leaves which may be useful in a discussion of grief PDF Download PDF 0.1 MB

Some principles of grief work by Dr Blatner PDF Download PDF (0.1 MB) link to article at

Bereavement self-help booklet from Glasgow STEPS including information about bereavement and self-help interventions PDF Download from (3.8MB)

Common reactions to grief and loss handout PDF Download from UNSW 


Clark, A. (2004). Working with grieving adults. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 10, 164-170 PDF Download from

An analysis of the concept of 'chronic sorrow'. Olshanksy coined the term in the 1960's to describe what he saw as the sense of loss some parents of disabled children have. The term has been expanded to encompass the loss that some people experience when faced with life-limited or option-limiting conditions PDF Download from

An attachment based model of complicated grief including the role of avoidance PDF Download from


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