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MENTIONS OF DR. PATRICK O’MALLEY AROUND THE WEB:
ON KERA THINK
Getting Grief Right
IN THE STAR-TELEGRAM
The right way to grieve is whatever works best for you, author says
IN THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS
“The ‘Right’ Way to Grieve? Whatever Works for You”
INSIGHTS AT THE EDGE WITH TAMI SIMON, SOUNDS TRUE PODCAST
“Patrick O’Malley: Getting Grief Right”
ON TIMMADIGAN.NET BLOG
“A Grieving Son Named Scott”
IN THE NEW YORK TIMES ONLINE
“I’m Dying Up Here: Books on How to Grieve and How to Die”
IN THE ORLANDO SENTINEL
“Good grief – Journaling helps those who feel sad about stuff”
ON TIMMADIGAN.NET BLOG:
“The Therapist Grieves”
ON WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA NEWSBLOG:
“Holiday Season Often Amplifies Pain for Those in Grieving Process”
ON THE CHRISTIAN CENTURY BLOG:
3 Myths about Grief
IN THE HUFFINGTON POST:
“How Mass Shootings Are Changing Americans’ Views Of Mortality”
ON THE JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICAL BLOG:
Patrick O’Malley, a psychotherapist in Fort Worth, Texas wrote about “Getting Grief Right” in the ‘New York Times’ last Sunday. He basically says surrender to it. It’s the only way to begin to heal.
Rethinking Grief by Laurie Singer Sievers
ON THE CJ FOUNDATION FOR SIDS WEBSITE:
THIS IS AN EXCELLENT ARTICLE WRITTEN BY DR. PATRICK O’MALLEY:
A therapist in Texas, who describes a professional woman who lost her infant and was trying to understand and conquer her grief – too soon. Definitely worth reading.
I LOVED READING THIS ARTICLE from a very competent grief therapist in this ongoing New York Times series on therapy: “Getting Grief Right.” by Robin Roscio
DID YOU SEE: NY Times column on grief
Patrick O’Malley’s sensitive column “Getting Grief Right” in yesterday’s New York Times Sunday Review reinforced what I myself know from both personal and professional experience: grief knows no timetable.
On Grief: The Words of a Queen and a Fort Worth Psychotherapist
I HIGHLY RECOMMEND READING THIS ARTICLE. It may save you from unnecessary self-judgment and endless attempts to bring closure to your grief; when really what you need is permission to “sink into your sadness”. And above all, to tell and re-tell your love story.
THERE IS A WONDERFUL ARTICLE IN THE NEW YORK TIMES TODAY about how the bereaved try to “get grief right”, while it’s actually our culture – including, in many cases, the culture of our helping professions – that’s gotten it wrong.
PILGRIMAGE THROUGH LOSS: Pathways to Strength and Renewal After the Death of a Child
CANDI K. CANN: Responding Theologically to Contemporary Mourning –
Recently, the New York Times published a beautiful opinion piece that discussed “Getting Grief Right.”