Contents Foreword by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Preface by Mal Warshaw Acknowledgments 1 David 2 The First Workshops 3 Shanti Nilaya -- "Home of Peace" 4 Betty 5 Emotions as Friends 6 Workshop Purpose 7 Sharing Is the New Beginning 8 The Process and the Product 9 The Rules 10 The Significance of Music 11 Participants 12 The Loss of a Child Linda, Lee and Rob Paul and Cheryl 13 Quadriplegics Eileen Geri Otty 14 Suicide, Self-Acceptance and Letting Go Tanya Barbara Carolyn 15 Spiritual Awareness and Evolution Ira Tom Chuck and Fran Bernie 16 Evaluating the Outcome 17 Epilogue Index
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, MD, [1926-2004] was a Swiss-born psychiatrist, humanitarian, and co-founder of the hospice movement around the world. She was also the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying, which first discussed The Five Stages of Grief. Elisabeth authored twenty-four books in thirty-six languages and brought comfort to millions of people coping with their own deaths or the death of a loved one. Her greatest professional legacy includes teaching the practice of humane care for the dying and the importance of sharing unconditional love. Her work continues by the efforts of hundreds of organizations around the world, including The Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation: EKRFoundation.org.