A counselor turns to Worden’s tasks of mourning as he tries to navigate the nonlinear and sometimes unpredictable course of his own personal grief.
Counselors can encourage clients on a journey to transform their pain and fear into a guiding wisdom that leads them toward self-awareness and emotional growth.
By embracing a holistic, strengths-based and wellness orientation in their work with clients who may be suicidal, counselors can improve on traditional approaches to suicide assessment and treatment.
Through first understanding the narratives and other barriers that discourage survivors from disclosing, counselors can provide a foundation of support and empowerment that leads clients toward healing.
On the 75th anniversary of this acclaimed memoir of finding meaning and hope even in the midst of great suffering, Viktor Frankl’s ideas continue to influence and inform the field of mental health.