The Power of Pain – The Bereavement Expert, Julia Samuel MBE

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If 25 years of experience has taught her one thing, it’s that ‘running away from grief means we never recover from it.’ Warm, spirited and deeply compassionate, lauded psychotherapist Julia Samuel explains the connection between loss and mental wellbeing. Samuel, who has four grown-up children and four grandchildren, was a close friend of the late Princess Diana, and is godparent to Diana’s grandson, Prince George. She recently published Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving.

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