News: Bereavement

Empathy Bootcamp: Small Gestures Can Have a Big Impact

An evidence-based continuing education workshop offers do’s and dont’s for supporting others in a crisis. When my friend Clara was…

March 15, 2019 @ 5:43 pm

Improved Diagnostic Criteria Needed for Individuals with Complicated Grief

New York, NY – To better identify and diagnose those suffering from debilitating grief after the death of a loved…

May 24, 2016 @ 8:46 pm

Licensed Professionals: Join New Workshop Series on Complicated Grief Treatment

Experts agree that the most important factor in a successful grief experience is support for the bereaved. But what if the grieving person gets stuck, and no amount of support seems to be enough? Professor Katherine Shear is offering a new CGT workshop series for grief counselors and other health care professionals.

March 31, 2015 @ 8:22 pm

A New Treatment Program for the Grief That Won’t End

Grief can be complicated. As one of the first medical experts to recognize this, Dr. M. Katherine Shear, the Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry in Social Work at CUSSW, has developed an effective 16-session treatment. She is launching the program as an official Columbia University “center” on Monday, February 25.

February 22, 2013 @ 11:21 pm

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