Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychiatry Grand Rounds Speaker
Ted Rynearson, MD
Dr. E.K. (Ted) Rynearson is a semi-retired clinical psychiatrist from Seattle Washington where he founded the section of psychiatry at the Mason Clinic over 30 years ago. In addition to full-time clinical practice, he has served on the clinical faculty of the University of Washington as a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry.
Since his retirement from full time practice he has given numerous national and international trainings on the management of the clinical effects of violent death and with grant support has founded a non-profit organization (the Violent Death Bereavement Society) with its own Internet site (vdbs.org) to establish an informative network for service providers, teachers and researchers of violent death. Most recently he has developed a collaborative training program for Israeli and Palestinian clinicians in supporting members of their communities with complicated grief associated with violent death.
|At the completion of this session, the participant will be able to:|
|1. Clarify the difference between grief after violent dying and natural dying.|
2. Clarify reconstructive techniques in grief therapy.