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Systemic Family Grief Therapy

U p to this point, we have primarily discussed grief and bereavement as experienced by the individual. Recognizing the importance of the family context in bereavement and how it affects the individual bereaved, however, has become increasingly more widespread as an issue to be explored empirically and clinically (Benbow & Goodwillie, 2010; Malkinson, 2007; McBride & Simms, 2001; Rosenblatt, 2005; Walsh & McGoldrick, 2004).