Worden, J. William

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WORDEN, J. William

WORDEN, J. William. American. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Gordon College, Wenham, MA, lecturer in psychology, 1959-60, and pastoral psychology, 1962-64, associate professor, 1962-66, dean of students and counseling psychologist, 1962-66, head of Department of Psychology, 1963- 66; Boston University, Boston, MA, lecturer in psychology and director of counseling services for School of Fine Arts, 1966-68; Harvard University, Medical School, Boston, research associate, 1968-72, assistant professor, 1972-86, lecturer in psychology, 1986-. Massachusetts General Hospital, lecturer, 1969-86, psychologist, 1969-; Radcliffe College, lecturer, 1977-80; Biola University, Rosemead Graduate School of Professional Psychology, professor, 1986-. Private practice of clinical psychology, Newport Beach, CA, 1970-. Publications: Personal Death Awareness, 1976; (with H.J. Sobel) Helping Cancer Patients Cope: A Problem Solving Intervention for Health Care Professionals, 1982; Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner, 1982, 2nd ed, 1991; Children and Grief: When a Parent Dies, 1996. Contributor to books and scholarly journals. Address: 2 Woodhaven Dr., Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, U.S.A.