Meetings at the Edge: Dialogues with the Grieving and the Dying, the Healing and the Healed [NOOK Book]

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Based on his extensive counseling work with the terminally ill, Levine's book integrates death into the context of life with compassion, skill, and hope.  Capturing the range of emotions and challenges that accompany the dying process, he offers unique support to readers dealing with this difficult experience.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Based on his extensive counseling work with the terminally ill, Dr. Levine's ...

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Meetings at the Edge: Dialogues with the Grieving and the Dying, the Healing and the Healed

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Overview

Based on his extensive counseling work with the terminally ill, Levine's book integrates death into the context of life with compassion, skill, and hope.  Capturing the range of emotions and challenges that accompany the dying process, he offers unique support to readers dealing with this difficult experience.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Based on his extensive counseling work with the terminally ill, Dr. Levine's book integrates death into the context of life with compassion, skill, and hope. Capturing the range of emotions and challenges that accompany the dying process, Meetings at the Edge offers unique support to readers dealing with this difficult experience.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307773685
  • Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 12/8/2010
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 268
  • Sales rank: 1,071,591
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Opening to Grief: Dorothy, Mother of Dying Child 1
Allowing Death: Doris, Daughter of Dying Mother 7
Forgiveness as Healing: Cassie, Cancer Patient 14
Healing into Grief: Karen, Mother of Drowned Child 24
Attending a Dying Parent: Tom, Son of Dying Father 37
The Only Work We Have to Do Is on Ourselves: Nancy, Therapist of Suicidal Patient 44
Once Healed, Now What? Kelly, Cancer Patient 53
Even Pain Is Workable: Anonymous, Cancer Patient 61
Resolving Death: Gail, Nurse to Dying Friend 71
A Teaching in Surrender: Lobellia, Cancer Patient 78
Opening the Heart in Hell: Marcia, Mother of Murdered Child 91
Healing into the World: Anthony, Cancer Patient 100
Who Dies? Stan, Cancer Patient 109
Losing Life, Choosing Death: Evelyn, ALS patient 126
Coming Home to Die: Robert, Husband of Dying Wife 145
The Light Reflected in Three Faces: A Day in the Hospital, Three Dying Patients 154
A Confusing Grace: Mary, Cancer Patient 165
A Deeper Pain than Dying: Kathy, Cancer Patient 180
The Intense Work of Healing: Gerri, Cancer Patient 190
Listening to the Heart of the Matter: Working with Comatose Patients 200
No One Can Die Your Death for You: Maggie, Therapist 212
Surrendering the Heart: Rena, Cancer Patient 223
When We Let Go of Everything, Only Love Remains Martine, Cancer Patient 243
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