7 Useful tips to do while coping with the loss of your pet

Losing a pet is one of the hardest things you may have to go through. Most of us have a strong bond with our pets, and when one passes away, it can feel like we’ve lost a family member. Research has shown that losing a pet is just as hard as losing a member of […]

Coping with the Loss of Loved Ones

A loss, in any situation, is a difficult emotion to understand and process. Loss can take on a whole new level of pain when associated with our loved ones, including our partner, child, parents, and siblings. One might experience a deep sense of sorrow, emptiness, depression, disbelief, and confusion while grieving their loved ones. Grief […]

The Importance of Self Care While Grieving the Loss of A Parent

Nothing can truly prepare you for the loss of a parent. No matter your age or if the death was sudden or expected, the pain felt from losing a parent is like no other. The depth of connection to your parents can be one of your profound relationships. You have shared so many memories, and […]

Experiencing PTSD and Complicated Grief After Traumatic Loss

What do you think of when you hear the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? Perhaps you imagine images of soldiers who have experienced unthinkable trauma first hand? But, did you know that grieving the loss of a loved one and PTSD can go hand in hand? Mainly when a loved one’s death occurs traumatically or […]

Treat Yourself Kindly This Holiday Season

This year has been tough. And now the holidays are coming up. It can all be a bit daunting, especially if you’ve lost a loved one. Nearly **60% **of Americans have experienced the loss of an immediate family member in the past three years. That is a lot of people dealing with grief that is […]

Stronger, Together

We’ve all been there. We’ve all faced difficult times in our lives. And sometimes, it can feel like no one in the universe can really, truly understand what we’re going through that no one can know how we feel. It can make us feel really lonely. As much as our experiences differ, and even though […]

What Should I Say to Someone Who is Grieving?

“When someone is going through a storm, your silent presence is more powerful than a million, empty words.” Dr. Therma Davis Grief is not pretty. It can be raw, painful, messy, and awkward. We know it as a normal and natural response to the loss of a loved one. We will all experience it at […]

The Healing Power of Gratitude

“Give thanks for a little and you will find a lot.” Hansa Proverb With the current state of affairs, so much uncertainty on the horizon, and our ever so busy lives it can be easy to focus on the negative. In fact, as a culture, depression and anxiety rates are at an all-time high and […]

How Can Support Group Therapy Ease the Pain of Grief?

Have you recently lost someone you loved? Are you having trouble moving through the stages of grief? Do you feel like you are paddling upstream, through Class V rapids, and don’t know how to catch your breath? Grief, like love, may be the most powerful emotion we as humans feel. When we lose a loved […]

The Healing Power of Grief Journaling: 10 Writing Prompts to Get You Started

After the loss of a loved one it is common to feel that you are going through the movements of life with very little purpose. Grief can be overwhelming, lonely and long lasting. The emotions of grief are all encompassing and oftentimes it may feel difficult to find a safe space to let your feelings […]