Contributions by Kenneth Doka


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Video: Coping with Loss when Death is Stigmatized

Video recording discussion on when mourners feel they cannot express their loss fully because of the cultural stigma about how the person died.

1/18/2022 - Kenneth Doka
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Video: Asking for Help When You Are Grieving

Video recording discussion that explores and offers useful exercises and ideas to both ask for and offer support when someone is grieving.

8/17/2021 - Kenneth Doka
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3 C’s for Holiday Grief

Acknowledging the difficulties of holidays after loss does not make it easier, but tapping into coping strategies may provide some much-needed help.

12/4/2020 - Kenneth Doka
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Not the Funeral I Wanted

Dr. Doka offers suggestions to help make your memorial meaningful despite feeling empty after saying good-bye to a loved one during this pandemic.

10/23/2020 - Kenneth Doka
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Video: A Time to Mourn, A Time to Dance, Finding Balance in the Midst of Grief

Video recording discussion on the process of mourning your loved one while forging a new life without them.

10/13/2020 - Kenneth Doka
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Video: "I'm Losing Him Before He's Gone" - Coping with Anticipatory Grief

Video recording discussion on strategies to support yourself or someone else anticipating of death of an ill loved one.

7/28/2020 - Kenneth Doka
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Video: Helping Grievers Cope with Guilt, Anger, and Other Difficult Emotions

This video recording for professional caregivers of military survivors discusses processing difficult emotions in grief such as guilt, anger, and shame.

5/7/2020 - Kenneth Doka - Dale Larson
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TAPS Talks Video: Managing Different Coping and Grieving Styles Under the Same Roof

This video recording of the TAPS Talks connection with Ken Doka discusses how to understand and balance different styles in these challenging times.

4/7/2020 - Kenneth Doka
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TAPS Talks Video: Grieving as a Grandparent

This video recording of the TAPS Talks connection discusses the concerns faced by grieving grandparents and ways to find meaning in the loss.

4/1/2020 - Kenneth Doka - Dana O'Brien - Linda O'Brien
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TAPS Talks Video: Coping with Grief in Uncertain Times

This video recording of the TAPS Talks connection discusses how current conditions may complicate the grief of persons currently experiencing loss.

3/18/2020 - Bonnie Carroll - Kenneth Doka - Audri Beugelsdijk
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Ripples on a Pond: Understanding and Coping with Secondary Loss

Secondary losses can feel especially painful during the holiday season, as survivors face an empty chair at the table or changes in a cherished annual ritual.

12/13/2019 - Kenneth Doka
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Video: So Much Has Changed: Managing Secondary Losses During the Holidays

This video recording of the webinar offers coping strategies for families as they face an empty seat at a cherished holiday ritual.

11/20/2019 - Kenneth Doka
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When Grief Affects Our Health

Grief may affect how we think and behave, our mental and physical health, and other aspects of our lives. It’s important to know when to seek help.

4/10/2018 - Kenneth Doka