Model Outline

OUTLINE OF THE HEALING PROCESS MODEL ©

  • Acknowledgement
  • Telling the Story: Facts and Feelings
  • Reproductive Loss History
  • History of Other Losses and Stresses
  • Explain, Describe, Normalize Grief Reactions/Manifestations
  • Establish, Reconnect, Continue Relationship
  • The Questions? Encounter with Mystery, Spirituality, and Growing through Grief
  • Grief Work vs. Guilt Work
  • Forgiveness and Anger
  • Closure -- Letting Go of the Pain: Creating “A Place to Remember”
  • (Note: Closure does not mean forgetting; it means letting go but still being able to remember.)
  • Care for Self: Body, Mind, Spirit
  • Reaching Out to Help Others: Compassionate Outreach