Attachment at Distance: Grief Therapy in the Virtual World

Published as a chapter in: Dying, Death, and Grief in an Online Universe, a book that offers a broad overview of how the communication technology revolution affects individuals coping with loss and grief, and implications of the "digital divide" between those who are knowledgeable about and have access to modern technology, and those who are not. It also highlights blogging as a mechanism for storytelling and SKYPE as a communication tool. In this chapter, Narratologists Robert Neimeyer and Gail Noppe-Brandon divulge a collaboration on the healing power (and limitations) of sharing grief stories at distance.  (See review of this book in the APA.)

Book can be found here.