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Ways to Support Grieving Children During This Global Crisis

Ways to Support Grieving Children During This Global Crisis

By Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Family Bereavement Services Coordinator We recognize the challenges many parents are facing as they are tasked with closures to businesses and schools. Below are some tips to support children who are grieving during this challenging time.  Please do not hesitate to…

Remembering Your Loved Ones on Special Occasions

Remembering Your Loved Ones on Special Occasions

By Stacia Macklin, LCSW, ACSW, Clinical Director Conversations About Grief (CAG) are a series of educational programs hosted by Full Circle professionals. This CAG will explore ways to honor and remember your loved ones in meaningful ways on special occasions. In light of COVID-19, our CAG program will…

Conversations About Grief: Grieving A Miscarriage

Conversations About Grief: Grieving A Miscarriage

By Carrie Schaeffer, LCSW, Perinatal Bereavement Services Manager Conversations About Grief (CAG) are a series of educational programs hosted by Full Circle professionals. In this week’s conversation, Carrie discusses grief after miscarriage. This CAG explores the feelings related to miscarriage and the impact that it has on…

Grief & Bereavement for LGBTQ+ Youth

Grief & Bereavement for LGBTQ+ Youth

By Rachel Melhorn, LCSW, Family Bereavement Services Manager In supporting LGBTQ+ youth through grief and loss, it is important to remember the unique experience of these individuals. While it is not unusual for all youth who have experienced a loss to feel alone, a lack…

Worthwhile Grief & Loss Podcasts

Worthwhile Grief & Loss Podcasts

By: Maryse Eubank, M.Ed Podcasts are a great alternative to reading when you are hoping to learn new information. The beauty of a podcast is that you can listen while doing other tasks like walking, folding laundry, or even working on a puzzle. The number of podcast…

July Staff Spotlight

July Staff Spotlight

This month, our Staff Spotlight is on Ruth Saunders, M.Ed, Licensed K-12 School Counselor and Hands on Healing Group Leader. What Makes Full Circle Unique? Full Circle creates a community experience for bereaved families. In the Hands on Healing program, grieving families come together for…

Managing Anxiety and Fear During the COVID-19 Crisis

Managing Anxiety and Fear During the COVID-19 Crisis

By Stacia Macklin, LSCW, Clinical Director During this COVID crisis, we are all having to process and navigate change, uncertainty, new expectations at home and work, information (and predictions and opinions!), and increased emotional and mental drain. This can all be heightened and intensified when we…

The Goodbye Book

The Goodbye Book

Each Sunday, parents and children are invited to find a cozy spot at home and join us for Story Time. The books, read by our Full Circle staff and therapists, are selected to help children explore the difficult emotions surrounding grief and loss and will encourage gentle…