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New Books by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Help Mourners with Faith, Stillbirth

March 5, 2013

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New Books by Dr. Alan Wolfelt Help Mourners with Faith, Stillbirth

Fort Collins, CO…Companion Press announces the publication of two new books by renowned grief counselor and educator Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.:


The Mourner’s Book of Faith: 30 Days of Transcendence


Healing Your Grieving Heart After Stillbirth:

100 Practical Ideas for Parents and Families


The Mourner’s Book of Faith, the third title in the “Mourner’s Book Of…” series, is a hardcover gift book with a month’s worth of one-a-day thoughts on finding and nurturing faith in times of grief. As Dr. Wolfelt explains, the essential need to mourn and question the meaning of life and death is not inconsistent with faith but instead is a reflection of an ongoing and ever-deepening relationship with God. The book explores all types of losses and viewpoints, containing favorite quotations on faith from a variety of religious and spiritual traditions.

In Healing Your Grieving Heart After Stillbirth, Dr. Wolfelt and psychologist coauthor Dr. Raelynn Maloney explore the common feelings of shock, anger, guilt, and sadness that accompany a stillborn baby, offering suggestions for expressing feelings, remembering the child, and healing as a family. This new addition to Dr. Wolfelt’s popular 100 Ideas series is a healing companion to families when they need it most.


Author, educator and grief counselor Dr. Alan Wolfelt serves as Director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition in Fort Collins, Colorado. Appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show, The Larry King Show, and the NBC Today Show offer further evidence of Dr. Wolfelt’s leadership in grief education.


Companion Press is dedicated to the education and support of both the bereaved and bereavement caregivers.  It specializes in publishing resources for mourners and grief caregivers, including books, pamphlets, and videotapes. Companion Press is the publishing imprint of the Center for Loss and Life Transition.


The Mourner’s Book of Faith  (ISBN 978-1-61722-162-0) is published in hardcover and is priced at $15.95 U.S. Healing Your Grieving Heart After Stillbirth is published in softcover and is priced at $11.95. To request review copies or schedule an interview with Dr. Wolfelt, please call the Center for Loss at (970) 226-6050 or e-mail [email protected].


All Companion Press titles are distributed to the trade by Independent Publishers Group (IPG) and are available through local and online bookstores or directly from the publisher at (970) 226-6050 or