Counselor Carl () offers 12 suggestions for coping with grief and loss, which can leave grievers feeling lost, confused, and disoriented. He states that grief is not what we expect it to be and self-care is most important in navigating the rocky waters of a major loss. He offers a roadmap for how to deal and cope with grief while stressing the importance of not trying to grieve alone. He explains how to turn suffering into sacred pain and love. Counselor Carl’s straight-forward teaching style makes complex concepts easy to understand. Counselor Carl is a licensed, professional counselor with 19 years of clinical experience both online and face-to-face.