Year: 2003 Source: Death Studies, v.27, no.4, (May 2003), p.355-373 SIEC No: 20031085

In this review of E Rynearson’s book, the author lauds the “masterful melding of clinical expertise & personal revelation” that make this book “an eloquent, jargon-free resource for those who seek to help someone who has experienced the violent death of a loved one.” The author explores Rynearson’s use of “restorative retelling” of violent death as a therapeutic technique, & finds this method, & the book’s explanation of its practice & theory, to be an immensley useful clinical tool. (2 refs)