Robert Neimeyer

Robert Neimeyer

Robert A. Neimeyer, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology, University of Memphis, where he also maintains an active clinical practice. Neimeyer has published 25 books, including Grief and Bereavement in Contemporary Society: Bridging Research and Practice, and serves as Editor of the journal Death Studies. The author of over 350 articles and book chapters and a frequent workshop presenter, he is currently working to advance a more adequate theory of grieving as a meaning-making process.

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Bob Neimeyer: How to Grieve as a Couple

One of Open to Hope’s Board members, Bob Neimeyer, spoke with Dr. Gloria Horsley at the 2015 Association for Death Education and Counseling conference about grieving as a couple.  “You’ve […]

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Widow Asks: Why Can’t I Cry?

Question from Phyllis: My husband of 54 years passed away one year ago and except for a few tears the night he passed away, I have not been able to […]

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Is It OK to Keep Memento of Son’s Accident?

Susan of Texas asks: My son died in a car accident, and I find comfort from holding a piece of glass from my son’s demolished car.  My friend thinks this […]

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Poem: The Art of Longing

Poet/Professor Robert Neimeyer explores the struggle of those who have “driven the long cold road alone.”

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