Book Review-The Best Little Girl Says Goodbye: a Therapist Grieves, by B R Goodwin
Blanche Goodwin, a family therapist, was 5 years old when her mother committed suicide. Believing that it is never too late to work on unresolved issues of loss & grief, she set forth, 54 years later, on a journey of personal healing. The book is presented in the form of journal entries & letters written to her mother & other loved ones, detailing her quest to become reacquainted with her mother’s life & death. The search itself yielded Goodwin new perspectives & self-realization.