Author Archives: Larry Lynn

Important News about Complicated Grief

Two articles of great importance recently came out about Complicated Grief. The first is by Dr. Katherine Shear, who holds the dual appointment of the Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry in Social Work and Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Shear is an expert on the diagnosis and treatment

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Inspirational Quote 2.19.15: If I die before you

Promissory Note by Galway Kinnell If I die before you which is all but certain then in the moment before you will see me become someone dead in a transformation as quick as a shooting star’s I will cross over into you and ask you to carry not only your own memories but mine too

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Valentine’s Day: Healing through Writing Letters

[Editor’s Note: I was going to write the perfect post for Valentine’s day when my colleague Lisa alerted me to this post from the remarkable website WhatsYourGrief.com entitled “Dear Love: Healing through Writing Letters.” It could not be said any better. Thank you Eleanor for giving us permission to reprint it here.] Dear Love: Healing Through

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Inspirational Quote for 1.29.15: grieving for her daughter

America has be riveted by the podcast called “Serial,” a spinoff of the popular NPR series “This American Life.” Serial’s  Season 1 is an investigation into the 1999 Murder of Hae Min Lee, an 18-year-old student at Woodlawn High School in Baltimore, Maryland. She was last seen about 3 p.m. on January 13, 1999. Her corpse was discovered

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