As a child, David Kessler witnessed a mass shooting at the same time his mother was dying, events that left him with questions that needed to be answered. Working with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Kessler has spent the intervening years teaching physicians, counselors, and first responders about end of life, trauma, and grief. Despite his knowledge, his life was upended by the sudden death of his 21-year-old son. How does a grief expert handle such a tragic loss? Suggesting here that the sixth stage of grief is finding meaning, Kessler shares insights, collective wisdom, and powerful tools for anyone experiencing loss.
Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief
Author: David Kessler.