Read our Study Publications

Study 1 - 2005

Study 2 - 2014

Study 3 - 2016

Use our Handouts

Brief Grief Questionnaire (BGQ)

A 5-item questionnaire that can be used as a telephone or in-person self-report screening tool.

CG & Its Treatment

A handout for patients, friends, and family members with basic information on grief, adaptation to loss, complicated grief and complicated grief treatment.

Managing Difficult Times

A handout for patients, friends, and family members with information and worksheets to help people recognize, anticipate and manage difficult times.

Complicated Grief after the Loss of a Spouse or Partner

Our life partners are part of our day-to-day life and often our most important companions. Losing them can affect us profoundly and increase the risk of developing complicated grief.

Complicated Grief after the loss of a child

Parents who have lost a child may feel waves of self-blame or surges of anger at the unfairness of it. Their minds filled with thoughts and memories of their child, it can seem impossible to imagine how to go on with their own lives.

Complicated Grief after a suicide

Suicide is more common than we realize. Yet, people who lost a loved one to suicide might feel ashamed to share the truth with others. They might also struggle to shake off thoughts that they are somehow responsible for this death.

Watch and learn more

New Hope for Complicated Grief

Complicated grief (CG) is the condition that occurs when the instinctive adaptive response to bereavement becomes stalled. Watch our video to learn more.

We Know How To Help

In this 2 ½ minute video CGT senior trainer and therapist describes her experience learning and doing CGT.

Suicide Loss

This 10-minute video is an interview with Dr. Sidney Zisook and a CGT therapist who is both a suicide bereaved sibling and a social worker. She talks about her work with CGT in individuals with suicide bereavement. She gives an example of the imaginal revisiting exercise.