by Daniel Redwood: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. is one of a kind. She has been widely recognized as one of the foremost authorities in the field of death, dying and transition for over 20 years.
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by David Kessler: Ten years ago this month, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross died. She was the world’s foremost expert on death and grief, yet she was the most alive person I’ve ever met.
by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: There are three reasons why no one can die alone. Besides an absence of pain and the experience of physical wholeness in a simulated, perfect body,
In nearly four decades of working with dying patients, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926–2004) studied thousands of near-death experiences.
“When we have done all the work we were sent to Earth to do, we are allowed to shed our body, which imprisons our soul like a cocoon encloses the future butterfly. And when the time is right, we can let go of it and we will be free of pain, free of fears and […]
In her 1969 book, On Death and Dying, Swiss-born psychiatrist Elizabeth Kubler-Ross outlined the five stages of grief of someone who is dying:
For many years, people with terminal illnesses were an embarrassment for doctors. Someone who could not be cured was evidence of the doctors’ fallibility, and as a result the doctors regularly shunned the dying with the excuse that there was nothing more that could be done (and that there was plenty of other demand on […]
From “Life Lessons: Two Experts on Death and Dying Teach Us About the Mysteries of Life and Living” by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross & David Kessler
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross was recognized as one of the leading authorities in the field of death, dying and transition. It can be said that she was the one responsible for creating this field of study.
Dr Elisabeth Kübler-Ross pioneered methods in the support and counselling of personal trauma, grief and grieving, associated with death and dying. She also dramatically improved the understanding and practices in relation to bereavement and hospice care.