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Grief Counseling Program Article about Words to the Bereaved

Grief Counseling Program Article about Words to the Bereaved

Sometimes the best words can hurt deeply when trying to help others.  This is why certified Grief Counselors need to know what to say to the bereaved.  Please also review our Grief Counseling Program to learn more. Please also read the article, “3 Common Grief Sayings That Can Bring More Pain Than Comfort” by Rhone O’Neill. The article states, If you have lost someone you love, you know that there are no guidelines or instructions on how to get through your grief.  You also know that people who try to support you will offer well known platitudes in an attempt

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Grief Counseling Program Article on the Loss of a Baby

Grief Counseling Program Article on the Loss of a Baby

Good article on helping a mother who has just lost a baby or miscarriage.   This type of loss can be very painful to a mother or a young family. If you would like to learn more then please review our Grief Counseling Program The article, How to help a mother who has lost a child in pregnancy or lost an infant states, he loss of a child during the latter half of pregnancy or the first year of life, known as the perinatal period, affects nearly 50,000 new or expectant mothers each year in the United States. When a stillbirth

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Grief Counseling Program Article on Child Loss

Grief Counseling Program Article on Child Loss

Very said story of how a woman dealt with her loss of her child.  Losing a child is the worst type of grief one can face. The article, Drowning in grief: How one mother learned to live with the pain after the loss of a child, covers this horrible type of loss The article states It was the silence that gave Maria Kubitz the first shiver of dread. While cleaning the house, she suddenly realized that she hadn’t seen her 4-year-old daughter, Margareta, in 10, maybe 15 minutes, and that she wasn’t sure where she was or what she was

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Drowning in Complicated Grief: How to Be Your Own Lifeguard

Drowning in Complicated Grief: How to Be Your Own Lifeguard

When you are stuck in complicated grief, you feel like you are in the middle of the ocean, drowning. You are desperate to keep your head above water, but… Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.huffingtonpost.com Complicated grief is exactly what it is –complicated.   It is beyond the basic grieving process due to subjective as well as objective circumstances surrounding the loss.  This article looks at some ways to stay afloat during this time Please review our Grief Counseling Program as well as our Christian Counseling Program #griefcounselingprogram

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How to Parent When You’ve Just Gone Through a Breakup

How to Parent When You’ve Just Gone Through a Breakup

After a divorce or breakup, emotionally depleted parents must figure out how much to share with their children Sourced through Scoop.it from: time.com The true victims of divorce are the children.  The grief, the change and adaptation for children of divorce sometimes is forgotten as parents argue and fight.  This article looks at how to help children through this grieving process Please review our grief counseling program as well  

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Family Misunderstanding After a Death

Family Misunderstanding After a Death

Ahhhh family. Family, family, family. Family can be great, but that’s not what this post is about.  This post is about death and grief and all those times you’ve looked at a family member and said – “who are you?” “what are you doing? ” “where were you?” “when did you turn into someone I don’t know?” … Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.whatsyourgrief.com Very good article about the family dynamics after death.  Emotions, traditions, family dynamics, and roles are all effected in death.  This article does an excellent job of identifying these issues If you would like to learn more about our

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The Psychology Of A Near-Death Experience

The Psychology Of A Near-Death Experience

The Psychology Of A Near-Death Experience   If you have ever met anyone who has had a near-death experience – or if you have ever experienced this phenomenon yourself – you know that it changes you forever. Psychologically speaking, it is nearly impossible to “go back” to looking at life and death the same way as you did before, and often you feel driven to find out why and how this can happen and if it has happened to others as well.   Despite an ever growing body of research studies that focus on phenomena of this type, as well

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The side of death we don’t see – CNN.com

The side of death we don’t see – CNN.com

  Before she photographed death, Cathrine Ertmann had never seen a body. Viewed through her lens while in a morgue, it was less frightening and more of a mystery. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.cnn.com Death can help us shape our existence if we acknowledge its reality.  We only have so much time in this temporal reality and we need to understand that in how we live and react with others. This article helps to remind us of our mortality. If you would like to learn more then please review our grief counseling program #griefcounselingprogram

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Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief

Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief

When my first child was born, I experienced a tidal wave of emotions. As I embraced my infant overjoyed, I whispered in her tiny ear her that I’d always protect her. I even briefly visualized those moments in her future where she may need me th Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.timesherald.com There is a fine line between protecting children from grief and not helping them learn to cope with grief and learn important skills.  As parents we need to know when and how to help a child deal with grief.  Every situation is different depending on the childs age and

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Pet lovers honor their deceased furry friends

  NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) – The Lights of Love Memory Tree Ceremony, celebrating and honoring the bonds between pet owners and their deceased pets, was held Thursday night at the New Hartford Animal Hospital. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: The loss of a pet is very painful for people, and grief counselors can give pet owners a way to express their grief during the Holidays One way is a Pet Christmas Tree.  The article lists how a local vet office is allowing pet owners to put personally made ornaments representing their pet.  The local vet has put up