When There are no Words

How to support someone in grief From the sharing on my last Facebook post about unintentional, insensitive comments made to those who are grieving, I determined 3 different categories: Comments made at the visitation/memorial. How relationships change and support...

How to Support Someone Who is Grieving

Recently, I attended a visitation for a 36 year old woman who died unexpectedly last week. She was a wife and mother of two beautiful boys, whose lives are changed forever. I went through the line and as I got closer to the family, my heart was pounding as I...
Identifying my own grief

Identifying my own grief

For anyone who looks at my business Facebook page, it is apparent that I have the education and credentials to be a counselor. My passion for grief counseling didn’t come from education though; it came from two life experiences that occurred over 43 years ago. You...
Delayed Grief: An Update from Kathy

Delayed Grief: An Update from Kathy

It’s been a very challenging summer and I feel I retreated into a cocoon since I last wrote about the delayed grief response I experienced. Other stressors occurred that left me feeling overwhelmed, affecting my desire to write anything on Facebook, but now I’m...