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Cumulative Grief and the Pandemic In these difficult times during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Bill discusses the challenges around cumulative grief. Coping With the Holidays The holiday season can be a difficult time when you've lost a loved one. 2020 has only added to the challenge of coping.

Griefjourney.com provides a range of materials to help you cope this season including Coping with the Holidays Video, Dr. Bill's Meditation, and his all new series, I'll Be HOME for the Holidays, focused on Christmas in these unprecedented times.
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Helping Children Cope with Grief

Helping Children Cope with Grief by Dr. Bill Webster When someone dies, or is suffering a life-threatening illness, we are often concerned about how children will cope. Here are a few suggestions on understanding and helping children after a loss. Children have many questions about death, and these are usually

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Grief is a Problem

Grief is a Problem by Dr. Bill Webster In a moment of therapeutic inspiration, the counselor set half a glass of water in front of her support group. She expected the usual “half-full, half-empty” responses, by which she would identify the optimists and the pessimists. But one participant surprised her.

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For the Grieving Person

Dr. Bill Webster knows about grief not just in theory, but also from experience. He knows first-hand the pain of losing someone special. Bill lost his young wife when they were both in their thirties. He struggled to come to terms with his loss as well as with the task of being a single parent to his two sons, who were only 9 and 7 when their mother died.

There were times in the months that followed that Bill wondered if he was losing his mind; at the very least, he felt he wasn’t living up to the expectations of those who said he should “pull yourself together,” or who suggested that “it’s been 3 months … you should be over it by now.”  But he soon discovered that he was in fact experiencing grief.

It was because he and others did not understand the process that Bill decided to begin assisting others deal with this most difficult and often misunderstood experience of life. Through his years as a grief counsellor, he has produced numerous books and videos. Below you will find links to various resources available to you and every grieving person as they make their way along their grief journey.

When you are Grieving

There are times in life when you realize that words are just not enough. When seeking to comfort an individual who has lost a loved one, nothing we say or do ever seems sufficient and we are left feeling so inadequate.

Premium Resources

During his career, Dr. Bill has generated a wealth of support resources for grieving persons and professionals alike. Browse our online store for books, ebooks and downloadable video content exclusive to GriefJourney.com

For Professionals & Caregivers

Dr Bill Webster has been involved in grief support and counselling for over 30 years. He has written extensively for professionals and caregivers in the field, and shares from his library.