Dr. Berger is pleased to announce that response to her book, The Five Ways We Grieve, has been so positive that the publisher will release it in paperback in early March, 2011. We are gratified by the response of readers. We hope that her message of hope and optimism for survivors of loss will continue to spread in the coming year.
“Author Susan A. Berger offers a fascinating new view of what happens to people who lose loved ones. The Five Ways We Grieve helps us to discover who we have become in order to give our lives meaning and purpose.” – Patriot Ledger
Dr. Susan A. Berger is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker providing psychotherapy, professional education for health and mental practitioners, and consultation to organizations on issues related to grief and loss. She specializes in working with individuals and families who experience loss, and the grief that follows. These include:
- Relationship losses due to death–actual and anticipated–from terminal illness, sudden death, suicide, and violence
- Life Cycle losses resulting in changes such as aging, physical changes, empty-nests, job loss and retirement;
- Starting over when geographically relocating, after experiencing natural and man-made disasters, managing family changes, such as divorce, and career change;
- Pet Loss due to natural death or euthanasia, injuries or abuse, moving to housing that restricts pets, inability to take care of them, or running away.
“I consider myself most fortunate to have been given the opportunity to work with you, Susan. You have been an excellent coach, support and sounding board…”
See what other people are saying about Dr. Berger and her work at the testimonials page.
Dr. Berger brings traditional psychotherapy to the exploration of individual worldviews to help her clients work through their grief, through story-telling and meaning-making, in order to resolve their loss.