Terrie Eshom, MA., LMHC 206-419-2989 terrie@mywestseattletherapist.com
Terrie Eshom, MA., LMHC   206-419-2989terrie@mywestseattletherapist.com

 

Resources for Grief & LoSS

victims of violent crime

Grief is a normal part of life, and everyone will experience the pain and loss of a loved one's death at some point, but they don't need to experience it alone.   

 

 

  • Virginia Mason - Separation & Loss Services   https://www.virginiamason.org/separationandlossservices

 

  • Bob Baugher Books -
    www.griefworks.org/resources.html

 

 

  • National Center for Victims of Crime:    www.ncvc.org

 

  • Washington Office of Crime Victims Advocacy:  www.ocva.wa.gov

 

  • Victim Support Services:  www.victimsupportservices.org

 

  • What is EMDR?   http://www.emdria.org/?2

 

  • The Dougy Center: www.dougy.org

 

  • Victim Intervention Program, Inc.
    Contact: Margaret McAbee
    Email:
    margaret@vipi.org

 

  • Survivors of Violent Loss Network
    Contact: Connie Saindon, MFT

    www.svlp.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Books for Grieving

Families and children

Books for Anyone Grieving:

 

Healing Through the Dark Emotions

     - Miriam Greenspan

 

 

Books for Children   

 

When My Worries Get Too Big:  A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live With Anxiety

     -  Kari Dunn Buron

 

The Boy Who Didn't Want to be Sad

     - Rob Goldblatt

 

The Invisible String

     -  Patrice Karst

 

Tough Boris  (expressing sad feelings)

     -  Mem Fox

 

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf:  A Story of Life for All Ages

     -  Leo Buscaglia

 

Someone I Love Died (workbook)

     -  Wendy Deaton

 

Lifetimes

     -  Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen

 

When Someone has a Very Serious Illness: Children Can Cope with Grief

     - Marge Heegaard

 

Gentle Willow

     -  A Story for Children About Dying

 

***Half A World Away

     -  Libby Gleeson

 

I Miss You:   A First Look at Death

     -  Pat Thomas

 

Samantha Jane's Missing Smile:   A Story About Coping with the Loss of a Parent

     - Julie Kaplow and Donna Pincus

 

 

 

 

 working through Transitions AND OTHER Challenges

Books

 

Making Sense of Life's Changes - Transitions

      - William Bridges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Educational or Useful Movies

 

 

Inside Out (Disney for all ages)

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