Jack Cain

Jack Cain

Jack Cain lost his wife, son, and daughter in a 20-month period. In his book, Now: Overcoming Crushing Grief by Living in the Present, co-authored with his new wife Dr. Anne Hatcher Berenberg, Jack, 77, describes his painful past and offers a 10-step program for regaining control of a person’s life after experiencing loss. Jack is a writer, trained chef, and photographer. His latest book is currently available on Amazon.com; ISBN 978-0-578-01155-4. You can reach Jack at johnjcain270@yahoo.com Jack Cain has written 4 books, including Now: Overcoming Crushing Grief by Living in the Present (co-authored by Anne Hatcher Berenberg) and is a contributor to Open to Hope: Inspirational Stories of Healing After Loss by Drs. Gloria and Heidi Horsley. The survivor of 3 deaths in his family within a 20 month period--his son, his wife, and one of his daughters--he has also written articles on grief that have appeared in several publications, as well as giving talks on overcoming grief. Jack has been a businessman, a pastry chef, and a recruiter. Currently, he focuses his attention on writing, volunteer work, and his grandchildren. At the moment, he is finishing Max and MB, a book for middle grade children and working on a new book of fiction for young adults. Dr. Anne Hatcher Berenberg, Ph.D. co-authored the commentary sections at the ends of chapters and the Ten Steps, taking primary responsibility for the Reinforcements which conclude each step. Anne has a B.A. in Social Relations from Harvard University, an M.A. in Psychology from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the City University of New York. Her background and experience as a clinical psychologist, currently in private practice, formerly as Director of Psychology at the Josselyn Center for Mental Health in Northfield, Illinois, as well as her personal experience of having been widowed, has given the book an important added dimension.

Articles:

Open to  hope

Living in the NOW: Retaking Your Life After a Loved One’s Suicide

That Sunday morning that I found Adam’s body in the car in the garage was the worst day of my life. The horror that is suicide produces a grief that is […]

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Open to  hope

Will You Overcome Grief or Will Grief Overcome You?

By Jack Cain Someone has died, or you have experienced some other devastating loss, and grief has virtually taken over your life. It arrives in towering waves that engulf and […]

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