Center for Complicated Grief
Columbia School of Social Work
The Center for Complicated Grief is a resource for anyone who is interested in learning about complicated grief and/or where to find help. We provide information to those who may have complicated grief and to family and friends who want to learn how to help a loved one. We are also a resource for health and mental health professionals who are interested in learning about complicated grief, including how to assess for the condition and how to effectively help people who are suffering.
The Center for Complicated Grief is located at the Columbia School of Social Work in New York City. The Center is under the leadership of M. Katherine Shear, M.D. Dr. Shear has been researching and developing treatment for complicated grief since the mid-
To improve the lives of people with complicated grief through a comprehensive program of outreach, education, training, and research.