Date of Award

Summer 6-29-2021

Document Type

Capstone Paper


Loss is experienced in every life. How individuals work through loss is a very personal experience for each individual. To date, many experts in the field of grief counseling are continuing to try and understand the most adequate way to help individuals to work through grief while moving forward in life. This review of the concept of meaning making in grief counseling intends to answer the following questions: 1). How do we define meaning making as it relates to grief2)? What are the key components that experts in the field have learned about grieving and the concept of meaning making? 3). Is meaning making an effective strategy for individuals to experience and work through loss?



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