Tag Archive: parents

February 21, 2020

How to Talk to Children about Pet Loss

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC For many children, their first experience with mortality is the death of a pet. Families are... Read More

December 17, 2019

How to Talk to Children and Teens about Suicide Loss

It can feel daunting to explain suicide to a child, particularly if you are already coping with confusion and shock.... Read More

October 23, 2019

When a Death Changes Everything: Supporting Children Through “Secondary Loss”

For kids and teens, grieving the loss of a loved one can sometimes be further complicated by related changes. The... Read More

September 16, 2019

Why Grieving Kids Get “Clingy”

Separation anxiety can be a common response to a significant loss for preschool or elementary-age children. You may find that... Read More

July 15, 2019

The Importance of Peer Support for Grieving Teens

The middle school and high school years are a unique time in life. Teenagers are outgrowing childhood but have not... Read More

June 14, 2019

Do Very Young Children Feel Grief?

There is a commonly held belief that young children are “too young to grieve” when a loved one dies. However,... Read More

May 2, 2019

Remembering our Mothers

The Counseling and Education Center Invites You to Participate in an Expressive Arts Workshop: Remembering Our Mothers We will come together... Read More

February 18, 2019

How Play Therapy Helps Grieving Children

As adults, we often picture counseling or therapy as someone sitting in a room talking to a professional about their... Read More

January 18, 2019

How to Communicate with your Grieving Teen

  Adolescence can be an exciting time of self-discovery and identity development. However, as adolescents seek more independence, families may... Read More