Transitional Losses

Transitional losses may be experienced through employment (lay-offs, downsizing, retirement) or even moving to a new community. As adults, moving to a new community is exciting and may bring new opportunities, but your child may not feel the same way. It gets more and more difficult as they age and move through the school years. […]

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Do Animals Grieve?

Elephants are expressive animals and they have the ability to feel complex emotions much the way we do.  Herds of elephants are known to circle an ill member of their family, offering physical support for them until they can no longer stand. The herd will even try to revive their relation after they pass. Following […]

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Death of a Soldier

Although we pay great honor to those who die in service, the pain of losing a loved one lingers beyond the funeral and public dedication. For years to come, the families and friends who are left behind will travel a long and unpredictable grief journey. They will seek comfort in their precious memories and struggle […]

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Loss of Trust

Each of us holds a memory when our trust in someone was shattered. It could have happened as a child when your best friend blurted out a sacred secret held between you. It could have happened when a parent or friend committed to be somewhere and/or do something and then didn’t. It could have happened […]

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