3 Ways Teens Can Benefit from Therapy

Grief

3 Ways Teens Can Benefit from Therapy

Not many of us remember our teenage years as walks in the park. That’s because this time in our life is punctuated by uncertainties, social pressure, and a surge of hormones. Because of this perfect storm, many teens act out, which can cause a lot of chaos and disruption in the home and family. Here are 3 reasons why teens...[ read more ]

Grieving Educators

As we are finishing up this virtual school semester, most of us are jumping for joy. This signifies the end of balancing working from home while keeping our children on track with their classes. Not only does this time bring an end to this stressful chapter, but it brings a multitude of emotions for us all. For the educators that...[ read more ]

It Is Time to Grieve

While working on this blogpost, I knew I wanted to write about COVID-19 and Trauma/Grief. I kept going back to the idea of writing about how to cope with this Pandemic experience. I was doing my searching of ideas and resources over the internet and I found a plethora of blogs, self-help advice and lists of coping skills and “how...[ read more ]

Are the “5 Stages of Grief” Real?

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance: these are the very well-known five stages of grief, as postulated by Swiss psychiatrist Elisabeth Kübler-Ross in her 1969 book On Death and Dying. At the time of the book’s publication, very little instruction was given in medical school on the subject of death and dying, which was what motivated Kübler-Ross to share her findings in her work with terminally...[ read more ]

5 Suggestions for Coping with Grief at Work

Coping with Grief Coping with grief is a manage issue many people face.  The loss of a loved one is one of the most painful tragedies that humans suffer. The impact of this loss is usually crushing, and in the aftermath of loss, we often feel like we have no control over anything. Grief is a natural response to loss....[ read more ]

Coping With Grief Through Meditation

Dealing with grief is one of the most devastating things in life that we must unfortunately experience. The finality of losing someone we love can cause us to feel angry, anxious or depressed. When dealing with grief, it may feel like you can’t move forward, or you don’t know how you can continue living in a world without your loved...[ read more ]

How to Heal After a Loss

You've come here because you want to heal after a loss.  Experiencing the death of a loved one is the hardest thing we can go through in this life. What can make grieving even more challenging is the feeling that we’re somehow doing it wrong. But grieving is a unique experience and there is truly no “right” way to do...[ read more ]