Therapist's Guide to Overcoming Grief and Loss after Brain Injury is written as a neurobehavioral and cognitive intervention manual for clinicians who counsel persons with brain injury. The Therapist's Guide provides step-by-step protocols, using the content of the patient workbook Overcoming Grief and Loss after Brain Injury. Each of the 9 Lessons can be used as a basis for therapy appointments with consumers. Most mental health clinicians do not fully understand the special learning needs of this client population or how to modify the usual psychotherapy or counseling process to accommodate their unique impairments and allow them to benefit. The Therapist's Guide provides the structure, grounded in the current brain injury literature that allows the clinician to teach and guide the client effectively.
About the Authors:
Janet Niemeier is Director of Inpatient Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation Psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine.
Robert Karol heads a private practice group, Karol Neuropsychological Services and Consulting in Minneapolis, MN.