Grief and Loss

Coping With A Loved One’s Trauma—How can you help?

Coping With A Loved One’s Trauma—How can you help?

In attending a seminar on trauma at the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA) annual conference last year, one statement stuck with me: 

A Counselor’s Review—Revisiting the mind/body connection

A Counselor’s Review—Revisiting the mind/body connection

Last Sunday night on the long running TV show, 60 Minutes, I watched the story of a husband and wife. The wife had Alzheimer’s. They both decided to

Counselor’s Inspirational—How can you let go?

Counselor’s Inspirational—How can you let go?

I’ve seen a theme lately of people struggling with letting go.  It is work to change your thinking, and move towards acceptance of what is.  But,

A Counselor’s Review on the Pain of Loss – – 7 Ways It Can Lead to Joy

A Counselor’s Review on the Pain of Loss – – 7 Ways It Can Lead to Joy

This is kind of part three of a series. I lost a friend of many years on April 15th to brain cancer. It kind of feels so long ago, but also only like yesterday.

After divorce—5 points that can help you find your way

After divorce—5 points that can help you find your way

After divorce, I’ve heard differing perspectives. Neither are wrong. It’s what’s right for you. Some people feel like