Encore: Coping With Grief After a Sudden Death

October 15, 2018
Hosted by Addie Anderson

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Episode Description

If we had it our way, most of us would like to have the opportunity to say goodbye to the people in our lives before they die. However, in a lot of instances, this is not the case. The sudden death of a loved one can throw your life in a tailspin. Even though grief from a sudden death is not greater than an anticipated death, the capacity to cope with sudden death is diminished. Tune in today to hear La Tanya Cobb and Shandra Summerville tell their stories of grief, heartbreak and resilience after the sudden death of a loved one. What they have to say might be just what you need to help you on your grief journey.

Let’s Talk About Grief!

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Hello and welcome to Let’s Talk About Grief! Each week I talk to professionals and non-professionals about things related to grief, loss, death and dying. Grieving is an experience we will all have in our personal lives. Yet, it’s one of the least talked about subjects around. Well, avoid no more! On our show you learn about the transforming nature of grief.

Expect to gain insight on how to have difficult conversations about grief with family members who try to avoid it like the plague. Learn what it takes to get your financial and legal affairs in order to prepare for the inevitable. And also learn about grief from the viewpoint of funeral directors. But, most of all, be prepared to be informed, inspired, and uplifted.

Tune in to Let’s Talk About Grief!, with Addie Anderson.

Addie Anderson

Addie W. Anderson is the owner and founder of Begin Within Counseling and Coaching Services, Inc., and has been a licensed clinical professional counselor since 2002. After working with hundreds of clients on various mental health issues, Addie recognized that people dealing with grief and loss presented with the most intense pain. With a strong desire to help, Addie became a certified grief counselor and a Grief Recovery Specialist. She specializes in helping grievers manage difficult emotions and create a different life for themselves after a major loss.

In addition to seeing clients, Addie loves connecting with people when she speaks at conferences and organizations. She also partners with funeral homes to provide grief education to the families they serve.

Addie is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Death Education and Counseling, and the Illinois Mental Health Counselors Association. She loves her work and greatly values the opportunities she has each day to help her clients achieve the best life possible.

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Episode Directory

October 2018

  • 10/15/2018: Encore: Coping With Grief After a Sudden Death Listen Now
  • 10/8/2018: Encore: The Black Man's Grieving Heart Listen Now
  • 10/1/2018: Grief and Children: Help for Parents Listen Now

September 2018

August 2018

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