Overcoming Grief

Sue Morris

Sue Morris, Overcoming GriefSue Morris is a Clinical Psychologist trained in CBT. Until recently she ran the Bereavement Department at Old Colony Hospice in Boston, USA, where she developed and facilitated a six-week support programme for families of the hospice patients. Sue recently returned to Australia, from where she originates, and has her own practice in Sydney. She has co-authored four self-help books about relationships and motherhood.


Overcoming Grief, written by Sue Morris


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Even though no one can grieve for you, this useful self-help guide can help you work out what it is you need to do to get through this difficult time in your life. Overcoming Grief is a practical guide which uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques which help the recently bereaved to regain a sense of control and offers tried and tested strategies to help someone adjust to life without the spouse, friend or family member who has died.  

Step by step Sue Morris takes you through the pain and toward finding meaning in life once more.


  • How to cope with the death of someone you love, whether an unexpected or a long-anticipated loss
  • Establishing a positive routine and tackling avoidance of difficult issues
  • Dealing with key events such as anniversaries, birthdays, etc.
  • Planning a new future without guilt
  • Includes a special chapter for those caring for the recently bereaved.


Contains a mixture of learning and common sense that is rare among books of advice for bereaved people.

Dr Colin Murray Parkes, OBE MD FRCPsych, Life President, Cruse Bereavement Care

A safe and common sense approach to managing grief using cognitive behavioural techniques.

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