Transformational Reminiscence: Life Story Work by John A. Kunz, Florence Gray Soltys

By John A. Kunz, Florence Gray Soltys

"John A. Kunz and Florence grey Soltys have made a massive contribution to the sector by means of offering a framework for people and teams engaged during this enriching and critical work." -- Robert N. Butler, MD utilizing the existence tale matrix as a framework, the publication covers the complexities of memory and lifestyles overview, concepts and recommendation for telling own tales, and differentiating among healing and damaging tales. It teaches the reader to take advantage of the total spectrum of existence tale methods, ameliorate social and mental difficulties, and interfere in the event that they happen. sensible purposes, anecdotes, workouts make clear the experiential aspect of the content material. This ebook is for an individual utilizing a lifestyles tale process with older adults or instructing others in doing so.

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Illness Crisis and Loss, 1(2), 91–96. Kunz, J. (2002). The joys and surprises of telling your life story. Superior: Center for Continuing Education/Extension, University of Wisconsin–Superior. Life Story Corps. (2006). net. National Creative Aging Center. (2006). org. S E C T I O N O N E Reminiscence to Life Review C H A P T E R T W O Older Adult Development John A. Kunz • • • • Life, from birth to old age, can be divided into stages or cycles: • Dependent infants must learn to trust. • Very young children learn autonomy.

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10 TRANSFORMATIONAL REMINISCENCE own. I thought they should know something. I had never known anything about my parents or mom and dad and I had so many times asked myself I wished I had known, I had known more of my heritage I didn’t know anything about my heritage except for what people had told me here and there a little bit and I thought they might someday ask too what grandma’s life all about because the only thing they know is that she came from another world. I was scared to open up about so many memories that you have tried to forget most of them that you didn’t want to think about it was not very easy to have that all down to remember and put it in the right order that the children would understand what it is all about.

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